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Desmopuntius johorensis  (Duncker, 1904)

Striped barb
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Etymology: Desmopuntius: From the the Greek word ????????? (desmotes; prisoner) and Puntius, in reference to the barred pattern often associated with prisonners..

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.0 - 6.5; dH range: ? - 12.   Tropical; 23°C - 25°C (Ref. 1672)

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Asia: Malay Peninsula to Borneo.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Fish at least 30 mm SL with 5-6 stripes on body. Caudal peduncle with stripes +1 and -1 on scale rows +2 and -2, respectively and do not touch the dorsal and ventral midlines except in some small specimens taken from the Malay Peninsula (Ref. 37849).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits small forest streams, ditches and rivers. Usually found near the bottom in shallow waters. Feeds on zooplankton and insect larvae along with some plant material (Ref. 12693); also worms and crustaceans (Ref. 7020).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

The fish prefer shallow water (20 cm.) for spawning.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kottelat, M., 2013. The fishes of the inland waters of Southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibliography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 2013 (Suppl. 27):1-663. (Ref. 94476)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00511 - 0.02246), b=2.98 (2.80 - 3.16), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±0.33 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (23 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.