Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae (carps, true minnows, and their relatives (as the barbs and barbels).

Genus/species: Trigonostigma heteromorpha

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Length to 5 cm (2 inches). Color pattern reddish, pinkish or orange body with a conspicuous black stripe from below dorsal-fin origin to middle of caudal fin base and usually broadened anteriorly so as to have a triangular or hatchet shape.

DISTRIBUTION/HABITAT: Thailand to Sumatra, Indonesia in forest streams.

DIET IN THE WILD: Micropredator feeding on small insects, worms, crustaceans and other zooplankton.

CONSERVATION: IUCN: Least concern.

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Rainforest Borneo Exhibit, Southeast Asia Community display BO09


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