Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

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Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Post by odyssey » Fri May 18, 2012 9:32 pm

May 2012,I went to Indonesian Bali island.
Many rivers of Bali were muddy, but were able to photograph a freshwater fish a little.
Because there is not the knowledge of the fish of this species, I do not know the name.

Some video clip are uploaded in Youtube.
A river in southern Bali.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl3RYav9rLQ

The brook which flows in a rice terrace.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9YACsO4ors

The down stream of the big dam which children jumped into.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNvnu_J_jPY

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Re: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Post by starsplitter7 » Mon May 21, 2012 11:57 am

Are swords and guppies native to Indonesia? I have no idea. We find a variety here in FLorida, but I don't know which ones are native and which ones are released.

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Re: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Post by Thomas » Mon May 21, 2012 2:21 pm

Are swords and guppies native to Indonesia?
No.

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Re: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Post by starsplitter7 » Mon May 21, 2012 3:57 pm

So those beauties must be introduced. Not great for the environemnt, but the fish look good.

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Re: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Post by andyroo » Sun May 27, 2012 6:44 pm

Interesting that of the 3 species in the picture two of them are invasive. Same thing round here- most rivers are loaded with invasives, mainly same swordtail & guppy from pet-industry breeders. Native/endemic livebreeders/gambusia & killies are having a tough time, but the predatory mullet & gobies love 'em like popcorn.
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Re: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Post by odyssey » Mon May 28, 2012 9:04 am

Hi everyone!

Unfortunately many rivers of Bali seem to be filled to an invader.
I watched swordtail and a guppy in Philippine Cebu.
I also watched swordtail and a guppy in Okinawa of Japan.
The tropical zone of the world and the subtropical local river may be influenced sometime soon by a guppy and a swordtail.
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Re: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Post by starsplitter7 » Mon May 28, 2012 11:49 am

Our fish farmers have their ponds flood during storms, so our lakes and rivers are filled with non natives. A few are also released pets. Our rivers are very interesting for collecting.

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Re: Freshwater fish in Indonesian Bali island

Post by piggy4 » Sat Jun 02, 2012 4:32 pm

Hi Odyssey, I'd guess the only native fish would be those Puntius Binotatus ?

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