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Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aaptosyax grypus Giant salmon carp Asia 130 SL 1991
Acapoeta tanganicae Africa 61 TL 1900
Acrossocheilus aluoiensis Asia 1997
Acrossocheilus baolacensis Asia 2001
Acrossocheilus beijiangensis Asia 13.1 SL 1977
Acrossocheilus clivosius Asia 20 TL 1935
Acrossocheilus fasciatus Asia 19.2 SL 1892
Acrossocheilus hemispinus Asia 20 TL 1925
Acrossocheilus ikedai Asia 10.7 SL 1943
Acrossocheilus iridescens Asia 29.7 SL 1927
Acrossocheilus jishouensis Asia 16.9 SL 1997
Acrossocheilus kreyenbergii Asia 15.5 SL 1908
Acrossocheilus lamus Asia 1978
Acrossocheilus longipinnis Asia 10 OT 1939
Acrossocheilus macrophthalmus Asia 2001
Acrossocheilus malacopterus Asia 15.3 SL 2005
Acrossocheilus microstoma Asia 1936
Acrossocheilus monticola Asia 18 TL 1888
Acrossocheilus multistriatus Asia 11.7 SL 2014
Acrossocheilus paradoxus Asia 22.5 TL 1868
Acrossocheilus parallens Asia 21 TL 1931
Acrossocheilus rendahli Asia 17.3 SL 1931
Acrossocheilus spinifer Asia 15.3 SL 2006
Acrossocheilus wenchowensis Asia 15.5 SL 1935
Acrossocheilus wuyiensis Asia 15.9 TL 1981
Acrossocheilus xamensis Asia 23.5 SL 2000
Acrossocheilus yalyensis Asia 2001
Acrossocheilus yunnanensis Asia 29.1 SL 1904
Ageneiogarra imberba Asia 34.5 SL 1912
Ageneiogarra incisorbis Asia 8.0 SL 2016
Ageneiogarra micropulvinus Asia 13.3 SL 2005
Ageneiogarra nujiangensis Asia 18.4 SL 2009
Ageneiogarra theunensis Asia 30 SL 1998
Albulichthys albuloides Asia 30 SL 1855
Amatolacypris trevelyani Border barb Africa 9.5 SL 1877
Amblyrhynchichthys micracanthus Asia 19.7 SL 2004
Amblyrhynchichthys truncatus Asia 40 SL 1850
Anchicyclocheilus halfibindus Asia 1992
Anematichthys repasson Asia 28 SL 1853
Arabibarbus arabicus Asia 25.3 SL 1941
Arabibarbus grypus Shabout Asia 150 TL 1843
Arabibarbus hadhrami Asia 20.5 SL 2014
Aspiorhynchus laticeps Big-head schizothoracin Asia 126 TL 1877
Aulopyge huegelii Dalmatian barbelgudgeon Europe 20 SL 1843
Balantiocheilos ambusticauda Burnt tail fish Southeast Asia 10.5 SL 2007
Balantiocheilos melanopterus Tricolor sharkminnow Asia 35 SL 1850
Bangana almorae Asia 1912
Bangana behri Asia 60 TL 1937
Bangana brevirostris Asia 9.4 SL 2009
Bangana dero Kalabans Asia 75 TL 1822
Bangana devdevi Asia 50 NG 1936
Bangana diplostoma Asia 17.2 TL 1838
Bangana discognathoides Asia 33 TL 1927
Bangana elegans Asia 3.5 SL 1998
Bangana gedrosicus Asia 25 TL 1912
Bangana lippus Asia 28.4 SL 1936
Bangana sinkleri Asia 6.9 SL 1934
Bangana tonkinensis Asia 1934
Bangana wui Asia 30.5 SL 1983
Bangana yunnanensis Asia 1977
Bangana zhui Asia 35 SL 1989
Barbichthys laevis Sucker barb Asia 31 TL 1842
Barbodes amarus Asia 10.8 1924
Barbodes aurotaeniatus Asia 9 TL 1885
Barbodes banksi Asia 12 TL 1940
Barbodes bantolanensis Asia 12.4 SL 1914
Barbodes baoulan Asia 10.8 SL 1926
Barbodes belinka Asia 23.5 TL 1860
Barbodes binotatus Spotted barb Asia 20 SL 1842
Barbodes bunau Asia 2005
Barbodes carnaticus Carnatic carp Asia 60 TL 1849
Barbodes cataractae Asia 1934
Barbodes clemensi Asia 23.5 TL 1924
Barbodes colemani Asia 1937
Barbodes disa Asia 9.2 TL 1932
Barbodes dorsimaculatus Blackline barb Asia 3.1 TL 1923
Barbodes dunckeri Bigspot barb Asia 1929
Barbodes everetti Clown barb Asia 15 TL 1894
Barbodes flavifuscus Asia 10.5 SL 1924
Barbodes hemictenus Asia 10 TL 1908
Barbodes herrei Asia 1934
Barbodes ivis Asia 1910
Barbodes joaquinae Asia 1968
Barbodes katolo Asia 11 SL 1924
Barbodes kuchingensis Asia 1940
Barbodes lanaoensis Asia 11.8 1924
Barbodes lindog Asia 13.2 TL 1924
Barbodes mahakkamensis Asia 1922
Barbodes manalak Asia 31.5 TL 1924
Barbodes manguaoensis Asia 14 TL 1914
Barbodes microps Asia 12.5 TL 1868
Barbodes montanoi Asia 9 TL 1881
Barbodes pachycheilus Asia 13.4 TL 1924
Barbodes palaemophagus Asia 12.8 TL 1924
Barbodes palata Asia 14 TL 1924
Barbodes palavanensis Asia 1895
Barbodes platysoma Asia 18 TL 1855
Barbodes polylepis Asia 1988
Barbodes quinquemaculatus Asia 1907
Barbodes resinus Asia 22 TL 1924
Barbodes rhombeus Asia 6.5 SL 2000
Barbodes semifasciolatus Chinese barb Asia 7 TL 1868
Barbodes sirang Asia 12.4 TL 1932
Barbodes strigatus Asia 16.8 TL 1894
Barbodes sunieri Asia 28.7 TL 1916
Barbodes tras Asia 12.6 SL 1926
Barbodes truncatulus Asia 13.3 TL 1924
Barbodes tumba Asia 12.9 SL 1924
Barbodes umalii Asia 1968
Barbodes wynaadensis Asia 25 TL 1873
Barbodes xouthos Indian Ocean 2011
Barboides britzi Africa 1.3 SL 2006
Barboides gracilis Africa 1.8 SL 1929
Barbonymus altus Red tailed tinfoil Asia 25 TL 1868
Barbonymus balleroides Asia 30 TL 1842
Barbonymus collingwoodii Asia 21.5 TL 1868
Barbonymus gonionotus Silver barb Asia 43 TL 1849
Barbonymus schwanefeldii Tinfoil barb Asia 35 SL 1854
Barbopsis devecchii Somalian blind barb Africa 10.3 TL 1926
Barbus balcanicus Danube barbel Europe 17.5 SL 2002
Barbus barbus Barbel Europe 120 TL 1758
Barbus bergi Europe and Asia 29 SL 1935
Barbus biharicus Biharian barbel Europe 11.5 SL 2016
Barbus borysthenicus Europe. 1862
Barbus caninus Europe 25 SL 1839
Barbus carottae Europe 13.4 SL 1998
Barbus carpathicus Europe 27 SL 2002
Barbus ciscaucasicus Terek barbel Europe and Asia 50 SL 1877
Barbus cyclolepis Round-scaled barbell Europe and Asia 30 TL 1837
Barbus cyri Asia 33 TL 1865
Barbus euboicus Evia barbel Europe 18 SL 1950
Barbus fucini Europe 21.5 SL 1853
Barbus haasi Catalonian barbel Europe 30 TL 1925
Barbus karunensis Karun barbel Asia 15.4 SL 2017
Barbus kubanicus Kuban barbel Europe 62 SL 1912
Barbus lacerta Kura barbel Asia 37.5 TL 1843
Barbus lorteti Lortet’s barbell Asia 1882
Barbus macedonicus Europe 65 SL 1928
Barbus meridionalis Mediterranean barbel Europe 27 SL 1827
Barbus miliaris Asia 23.9 SL 1863
Barbus niluferensis Simav Barbel Asia 14.6 SL 2009
Barbus oligolepis Marmara barbel Asia 35 SL 1941
Barbus peloponnesius Europe 19 SL 1842
Barbus pergamonensis Europe 17 SL 1971
Barbus petenyi Europe 25 SL 1852
Barbus plebejus Europe 70 TL 1839
Barbus prespensis Europe 30 FL 1924
Barbus rebeli Euorpe 25 SL 1926
Barbus samniticus Europe 18.8 SL 2021
Barbus sperchiensis Europe 20 SL 1950
Barbus strumicae Europe 24 SL 1955
Barbus tauricus Crimean barbel Europe 70 SL 1877
Barbus thessalus Thessalian barbel Europe 34 TL 1971
Barbus tyberinus Europe 60 TL 1839
Barbus waleckii Europe 34 SL 1970
Caecobarbus geertsii Congo blind barb Africa 12 TL 1921
Caecocypris basimi Asia 4.9 SL 1980
Capoeta aculeata Large scale scraper Asia 37.3 TL 1844
Capoeta alborzensis Alborz scraper Asia 16.4 SL 2016
Capoeta antalyensis Antalya barb Asia 34 TL 1943
Capoeta aydinensis Europe 23.4 SL 2017
Capoeta banarescui Banarescu’s barb Asia 40 FL 2006
Capoeta bergamae Bergama barb Asia 19.8 SL 1969
Capoeta buhsei Namak scraper Asia 25.4 TL 1877
Capoeta caelestis Taurus scraper Asia 19.6 SL 2009
Capoeta capoeta Seven khramulya Asia 41 TL 1773
Capoeta capoetoides Africa 11.7 TL 1938
Capoeta coadi Asia 19.5 SL 2016
Capoeta damascina Mesopotamian barb Eurasia 50 TL 1842
Capoeta ekmekciae Grusinian scraper Asia 28 SL 2006
Capoeta ferdowsii Asia 13.8 SL 2017
Capoeta fusca Asia 13.2 TL 1897
Capoeta gracilis Asia 35 TL 1861
Capoeta heratensis Herat scarper Asia 16.1 SL 1861
Capoeta kaput Asia 2019
Capoeta macrolepis Kor scraper Asia 11.6 SL 1847
Capoeta pestai Eğirdir barb Asia 21.8 SL 1933
Capoeta pyragyi Asia 19 TL 2017
Capoeta razii Asia 20.1 TL 2017
Capoeta saadii Asia 23.1 SL 1847
Capoeta sevangi Sevan khramulya Asia 68 TL 1865
Capoeta shajariani Asia 20.3 SL 2017
Capoeta sieboldii Colchic khramulya Asia 45.5 TL 1864
Capoeta tinca Anatolian khramulya Asia 36 TL 1843
Capoeta umbla Tigris scraper Asia 40 SL 1843
Carasobarbus apoensis Asia 28.8 SL 1977
Carasobarbus canis Eurasia 66 TL 1842
Carasobarbus chantrei Antakya barbell Asia 56.1 NG 1882
Carasobarbus exulatus Asia 28.8 SL 1977
Carasobarbus fritschii Africa 18 SL 1874
Carasobarbus harterti Africa 25 SL 1901
Carasobarbus kosswigi Kosswig’s barb Asia 15 SL 1960
Carasobarbus luteus Yellow barbell Asia 48.5 TL 1843
Carasobarbus moulouyensis Africa 11 SL 1924
Carasobarbus sublimus Asia 11.5 SL 1997
Carassioides acuminatus Asia 1846
Carassioides argentea Asia 2001
Carassioides macropterus Asia 2001
Carassioides phongnhaensis Asia 2003
Carassius auratus Goldfish Asia 48 TL 1758
Carassius carassius Crucian carp Eurasia 64 TL 1758
Carassius cuvieri Japanese white crucian carp Asia 35 SL 1846
Carassius gibelio Prussian carp Europe and Asia 46.6 TL 1782
Carassius langsdorfii Asia 39 TL 1846
Carassius praecipuus Asia 6.2 SL 2017
Catlocarpio siamensis Giant barb Asia 300 TL 1898
Ceratogarra bisangularis Asia 10.1 SL 2010
Ceratogarra cambodgiensis Stonelapping minnow Southeast Asia 24 TL 1883
Ceratogarra fasciacauda Asia 11 SL 1937
Chagunius baileyi Asia 30 NG 1986
Chagunius chagunio Chaguni Asia 50 TL 1822
Chagunius nicholsi Asia 30 TL 1924
Cheilobarbus capensis Cape whitefish Africa 60 SL 1841
Cheilobarbus serra Sawfin Africa 50 SL 1864
Chuanchia labiosa Asia 25 NG 1891
Cirrhinus cirrhosus Mrigal carp Asia 100 SL 1795
Cirrhinus inornatus Asia 12.9 SL 1997
Cirrhinus jullieni Asia 20 SL 1878
Cirrhinus macrops Hora white carp Asia 35 TL 1870
Cirrhinus microlepis Small scale mud carp Asia 65 SL 1878
Cirrhinus molitorella Mud carp Asia 55 TL 1844
Cirrhinus mrigala Asia 99 TL 1822
Cirrhinus reba Reba carp Asia 30 TL 1822
Cirrhinus rubirostris Asia 17.2 SL 1997
Clypeobarbus bellcrossi Gorgeous barb Africa 9 TL 1965
Clypeobarbus bomokandi Africa 4.5 SL 1924
Clypeobarbus breviclipeus Africa 5.3 SL 2016
Clypeobarbus congicus Congo barb Africa 7.5 TL 1899
Clypeobarbus hypsolepis Africa 3.3 SL 1959
Clypeobarbus matthesi Africa 6.2 SL 1963
Clypeobarbus pleuropholis Africa 3.3 SL 1899
Clypeobarbus pseudognathodon Africa 5.5 TL 1915
Clypeobarbus schoutedeni Africa 3.8 TL 1961
Cophecheilus bamen Asia 10.6 SL 2011
Cophecheilus brevibarbatus Asia 8.5 SL 2015
Coptostomabarbus bellcrossi Africa 2.7 SL 1969
Coptostomabarbus wittei Upjaw barb Africa 4 SL 1937
Cosmochilus cardinalis Asia 32.6 SL 1985
Cosmochilus falcifer Asia 48 TL 1906
Cosmochilus harmandi Asia 100 TL 1878
Cosmochilus nanlaensis Asia 8 SL 1992
Crossocheilus atrilimes Asia 16.4 TL 2000
Crossocheilus burmanicus Asia 17.8 TL 1936
Crossocheilus cobitis Asia 14.8 TL 1854
Crossocheilus diplochilus Asia 24.7 TL 1838
Crossocheilus elegans Asia 10.6 SL 2011
Crossocheilus gnathopogon Asia 10.2 SL 1916
Crossocheilus klatti Isparta minnow Asia 1950
Crossocheilus langei Asia 14.5 TL 1860
Crossocheilus microstoma Smallmouth fringe barb Asia 9.1 SL 2017



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