Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 28th August 2014
Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm
Specimen collected from Johnson’s Creek by Cleveland Metroparks staff as part of educational outing with Brecksville - Broadview Heights City School District. Fishes were collected via electrofishing and were released at the end of the class discussion.
This observation adds to records reported from this site on 9 September 2014.
Tinfoil Barb (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii) at MacRitchie Reservoir ©Tan KH
The Cypriniformes are an order of ray-finned fish, including the carps, minnows, loaches and relatives. This order contains five to six families, over 320 genera, and more than 3,250 species, with new species being described every few months or so, and new genera being recognized frequently. They are most diverse in southeastern Asia, but are entirely absent from Australia and South America.