Puntius tiantian

This is a small fish with a standard length of up to 45 mm.

The Puntius tiantian lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, depth range 0 - 1 m environment.

Puntius tiantian is a species of fish belonging to the family Cyprinidae. It has only been recorded from streams in the vicinity of Putao in the far north of Burma. More

Puntius didi, Puntius tiantian and Puntius meingangbii and in particular Puntius manipurensis suggest that Odessa barb may not be a hybrid after all. More

Puntius tiantian is described from Putao in northernmost Myanmar, diagnosed by having a dark vertical bar anteriorly on the side, a dark blotch on the caudal peduncle, slender and weakly serrated last unbranched dorsal fin ray, and complete lateral line. More

Puntius tiantian, with a range close to this species, is similarly marked but P. didi can be distinguished by its truncated lateral line, deeper body and ... sogesi spa SOGESI S.p.A. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Puntius
Species : Puntius tiantian
Authority : Kullander & Fang, 2005