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KAWAN

 

 

Family

Cyprinidae

Local Name

Kawan

English Name

Friendly barb

Scientific Name

Labiobarbus lineatus

Morphology

Presence of black streaks corresponding to longitudinal rows of scales.

Biology

Mode of reproduction not known. Diet consists mainly of detritus.

Distribution

Found mainly in rivers and the littoral areas.

Economic Importance

In its fresh state not readily accepted by consumers as it is very bony. Has a market potential if it is dried.


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