Flying barb

This fish has an exceptional ability for jumping, hence its name, A tight fitting lid with no gaps is recommended

The Flying barb lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater, brackish environment.

Esomus danricus, a Danionin known as the Indian Flying Barb is one of the species known as Flying Barbs owing to their extremely long barbels. More

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Flying Barb (Esomus metallicus) - It is introduced to Borneo from Thailand. Previously I thought it is Esomus danricus. More

Common names

Astapakke in Telugu (తెలుగు)
Brzanka latajaca in Polish (polski)
Chiddullu in Punjabi
Chilwa in Punjabi
Dadhikha in Bengali (বাংলা)
Danrika in Bengali (বাংলা)
Darai in Nepali (नेपाली)
Darikana in Assamese (অসমীয়া)
Darkina in Bengali (বাংলা)
Dedhawa in Nepali (नेपाली)
Dendu in Hindi (हिन्दी)
Doricana in Assamese (অসমীয়া)
Doricana in Manipuri
Flugbarbe in German (Deutsch)
Flygbarb in Swedish (Svenska)
Flying barb in English
Flying barbs in English
Jhai in Oriya (ଓଡ଼ିଆ)
Jongia in Bengali (বাংলা)
Juovalentobarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kuriahdehwiee in Hindi (हिन्दी)
Lentobarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Letounek indický in Czech (česky)
Letounek pruhovaný in Czech (česky)
Lotniczek liniowany in Polish (polski)
Mahwa in Rajasthani
Meesa parava in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Meesa paravai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Meesaiparavai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Meese in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Meese-pakke in Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
Meeshaparava in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Mola in Rajasthani
Ovari kendai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Ovarikendai in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Parmicka létající in Czech (česky)
Purrovoo in Tamil (தமிழ்)
Rasbora tmavopruhá in Czech (česky)
Soomarah in Hindi (हिन्दी)
Stor flyvebarbe in Danish (dansk)
Stribet flyvebarbe in Danish (dansk)
Striped flying barb in English
Thadi parva in Tamil (தமிழ்)
দারকিনা in Bengali (বাংলা)
ஒவரிக் கென்டை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
மீசைப் பறவை in Tamil (தமிழ்)
മീശപ്പറവ in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
線紋長鬚 in Mandarin Chinese
线纹长须 in Mandarin Chinese
長鬚 in Mandarin Chinese
长须 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Esomus
Species : Esomus danricus
Authority : Hamilton, 1822