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ras·bo·ra

 (răz-bôr′ə)
n.
Any of various tropical often brightly colored cyprinid fishes of the genus Rasbora and related genera, including many species kept in home aquariums.

[New Latin Rasbora, genus name, from a native word in the East Indies.]

rasbora

(ræzˈbɔːrə)
n
(Animals) any of the small cyprinid fishes constituting the genus Rasbora of tropical Asia and East Africa. Many species are brightly coloured and are popular aquarium fishes
[from New Latin, from an East Indian language]

ras•bo•ra

(ræzˈbɔr ə, -ˈboʊr ə, ˈræz bər ə)

n., pl. -ras.
any of several freshwater minnows of the genus Rasbora, of SE Asia, esp. the silvery R.heteromorpha, popular in home aquariums.
[1930–35; < New Latin]
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Labeo rohita, Labeo gonius, Notopterus notopterus and, Rasbora rasbora, etc.
In contrast, infected barb (Puntius brevis) and rasbora (Rasbora spp.
1976, "Observation on the food conversion efficiency and effect of starvation in Rasbora daniconius (Ham)", J.
iii) Sub-surface feeders like Amblypharyngodon mola, Danio, Rasbora, etc.
13 Total Lais [various kind] 38 Patik/ Baung * Baung Mystus planiceps 68 Total Patik/Baung 68 Total Recorded as Lais or Patik/ 106 Baung (1) Banta' Osteochilus 74 microcephalus Undai [shrimp] 59 Enseluai Rasbora sp.
Empirical evidence is provided from the studies of Macropodus cupanus Valenciennes (12,13), Aplocheilus lineatus Valenciennes (Cyprinidontiformes: Aplocheilidae) (14), Colisa fasciatus Bloch and Schneider (Perciformes: Osphronemidae), Aplocheilus panchax Hamilton-Buchanan (Cyprinidontiformes:Aplocheilidae), Rasbora daniconius Mukerji (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), Ambassis nama Hamilton (Perciformes: Ambassidae) and Esomus danricus Hamilton (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) (15-17).
With the Martin-Smith (1996) survey of buffer zone peat forests and adjacent headwater streams, a further 14 species were added (including two possibly new species; Rasbora spec.
THE extremely rare little Somphongs's rasboras with their almost transparent bodies are native to Thailand.
Two rare Sumatran tigers (indigenous to Indonesia but born in captivity) live beside a pool where tinfoil barbs, Bengal danios, and scissortailed rasboras swim.
scar etter 006, RARE THE extremely rare little Somphongs's rasboras with their almost transparent bodies are native to Thailand.