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Scientific Name Desmopuntius hexazona  (Weber & de Beaufort, 1912)
Common Names Six Banded Barb
Fembandsbarb, Five Banded Barb
Type Locality Tuluk and Gunung Sahilan, Sumatra, Indonesia.
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Typically, males have brighter colour, in particular a brighter red colouration.
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Distribution Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra (Indonesia), and Singapore. Found in the Mekong basin.
Pacific, Malaysia Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Singapore waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Durch Zentral-Sumatra. Von Alfred Maass... Berlin. v. 2, pp 527 [6], Pl. 11 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2016 Dec 30 00:11 (species record created: 2012 May 11 21:13)