Puntius exclamatio

The Puntius exclamatio lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, depth range - 2 m environment.

Puntius exclamatio Pethiyagoda & Kottelat 2005 Pethiyagoda, R. & M. Kottelat. 2005. A review of the barbs of the Puntius filamentosus group (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) of southern India and Sri Lanka. Raffles Bull. Zool. Suppl. 12: 127-144. More

2005, of the Puntius exclamatio paper, states that hitherto there are only 2 species in the filamentosus complex that has the mouth in the inferior position, i.e. P. srilankensis and P. assimilis. But the former seems to have restricted locality, being endemic to only Sri Lanka. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Puntius
Species : Puntius exclamatio
Authority : Pethiyagoda & Kottelat, 2005