Sawbwa resplendens Annandale, 1918
Sawbwa barb
photo by Noren, M.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: No subfamily
Max. size:  3 cm NG (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7 - 8; dH range: 9 - 19
Distribution:  Asia: Inle lake in Myanmar.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Extremely common all over the Inle lake and in the swamps that surround the lake. Occurs in large shoals among dense vegetation both in clear and in peaty and often foul waters.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 24 February 2011 (B2ab(iii,v)) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 01.06.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.09.14

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