Barbodes everetti (Boulenger, 1894)
Clown barb
Barbodes everetti
photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 6.5; dH range: 10
Distribution:  Asia: Borneo and Sumatra.
Biology:  Occurs in forest streams of the foothills zones, usually in clear, slow to fast flowing waters, preferring quieter areas along the shores; commonly found in shallow waters (less than 5-15 cm) such as puddles in the forest (Ref. 56749). Feeds on worms, crustaceans insects and plant matter (Ref. 7020).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.06.94
Modified by: Norén, Michael - 26.04.16
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 09.08.94

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