Stream fishes of West Ipoh, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia

F. A. Farinordin, Shukor Md. Nor, Abdullah Samat

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Abstract

A fish survey was undertaken in the upper section of Kinta Valley in Perak on November 2015. Atotal of 25species of freshwater fish belonging to 6 orders and 14 families were recorded. Cypriniformes dominated thefish community in the area by approximately 77% from the total species listed. Copper mahseer (Neolissochilushendersoni) was the most abundant species occurred. All species are native to Peninsular Malaysia except theMozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus), Guppy {Poecilia reticulata), and Sailfin catfish (Pterygoplicthys pardalis).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-111
Number of pages9
JournalMalayan Nature Journal
Volume69
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2017

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Poecilia reticulata
Malaysia
Cypriniformes
Oreochromis mossambicus
tilapia (common name)
fish
catfish
freshwater fish
native species
valleys
copper
valley
family

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  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Nature and Landscape Conservation

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Stream fishes of West Ipoh, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia. / Farinordin, F. A.; Md. Nor, Shukor; Samat, Abdullah.

In: Malayan Nature Journal, Vol. 69, 01.06.2017, p. 103-111.

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