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Scientific Name Puntigrus anchisporus  (Vaillant, 1902)
Common Name
Type Locality Kapuas River, Borneo, Indonesia.
Etymology Puntigrus: Name combination of Puntius and tigrus, sound like the Latin word 'tigris' for tiger; an allusion to the barred color pattern and the common name tiger barb often used for some species of this genus. 
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Size 66mm or 2.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: known only from Borneo (Kapuas, Mahakam, Bulungan).
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, East Borneo Waters, Mahakam (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Western Borneo Waters, Kapuas (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 Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 24 (note 1), pp 96, Fig. 72.
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Last Update 2014 Oct 29 08:19 (species record created: 2014 Oct 12 13:32)