Melon barb

The melon barb (Puntius fasciatus) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the spotted barb (Puntius) genus of the Cyprininae sub-family of the Cyprinidae family. It originates in inland waters in Asia, and is found in peninsular India. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Puntius
Species : Puntius melanampyx
Authority : Jerdon, 1849