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Fish Identification: Find Species


Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae


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578 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hartl, A.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 82 cm TL
Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Abramis brama
[Freshwater bream]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Acanthobrama centisquama
[Orontes bream]
No picture found
Asia

 
Acanthobrama hadiyahensis
[]

Photo by Hamidan, N.A.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Acanthobrama lissneri Tortonese, 1952

Photo by Hamidan, N.A.
 
Acanthobrama lissneri
[]

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Asia
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Acanthobrama marmid Heckel, 1843

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Acanthobrama marmid
[Tigris bream]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Acanthobrama microlepis (De Filippi, 1863)

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Acanthobrama microlepis
[Blackbrow bleak]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Acanthobrama orontis
[]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Acanthobrama persidis (Coad, 1981)

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Acanthobrama persidis
[]

Photo by Darom, D.

Eurasia
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Acanthobrama telavivensis Goren, Fishelson & Trewavas, 1973

Photo by Darom, D.
 
Acanthobrama telavivensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 17.4 cm SL

 
Acanthobrama thisbeae
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Acanthobrama tricolor
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia

Acanthobrama urmianus (Günther, 1899)

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Acanthobrama urmianus
[]

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.

Europe
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Achondrostoma arcasii (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.
 
Achondrostoma arcasii
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Achondrostoma occidentale
[]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Achondrostoma oligolepis (Robalo, Doadrio, Almada & Kottelat, 2005)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Achondrostoma oligolepis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Achondrostoma salmantinum
[]

Photo by Moodie, G.E.E.

North America
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Acrocheilus alutaceus Agassiz & Pickering, 1855

Photo by Moodie, G.E.E.
 
Acrocheilus alutaceus
[Chiselmouth]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Agosia chrysogaster Girard, 1856

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Agosia chrysogaster
[Longfin dace]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Algansea amecae
[Ameca chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Algansea aphanea
[Riffle chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Algansea avia
[Remote chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Algansea barbata
[Lerma chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Algansea lacustris
[Pátzcuaro chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Algansea monticola
[Mountain chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Algansea popoche
[Popoche chub]
No picture found
Central America

 
Algansea tincella
[Spottail chub]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe
Max. Length 7.5 cm FL
Anaecypris hispanica (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Anaecypris hispanica
[]
No picture found
Central America

 
Aztecula sallaei
[Aztec chub]

Photo by Busse, K.

Eurasia
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Ballerus ballerus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Busse, K.
 
Ballerus ballerus
[Zope]

Photo by Otel, V.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Ballerus sapa (Pallas, 1814)

Photo by Otel, V.
 
Ballerus sapa
[White-eye bream]

Photo by Hartl, A.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 45.5 cm TL
Blicca bjoerkna (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Blicca bjoerkna
[White bream]

Photo by Crippen, C.

North America
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Campostoma anomalum (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Campostoma anomalum
[Central stoneroller]

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.

North America
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Campostoma oligolepis Hubbs & Greene, 1935

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Campostoma oligolepis
[Largescale stoneroller]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Campostoma ornatum Girard, 1856

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Campostoma ornatum
[Mexican stoneroller]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Campostoma pauciradii
[Bluefin stoneroller]
No picture found
North America

 
Campostoma pullum
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Campostoma spadiceum
[Highland stoneroller]
No picture found
Asia

 
Chondrostoma angorense
[Ankara nase]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Chondrostoma beysehirense Bogutskaya, 1997

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Chondrostoma beysehirense
[Beysehir nase]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma ceyhanensis
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Europe and Asia, Russia,
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Chondrostoma colchicum Derjugin, 1899

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Chondrostoma colchicum
[Colchic nase]

Photo by Levin, B.

Asia
Max. Length 24.6 cm SL
Chondrostoma cyri Kessler, 1877

Photo by Levin, B.
 
Chondrostoma cyri
[Kura nase]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma esmaeilii
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Chondrostoma fahirae (Ladiges, 1960)

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Chondrostoma fahirae
[Tefenni minnow]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Chondrostoma holmwoodii (Boulenger, 1896)

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Chondrostoma holmwoodii
[Izmir nase]
No picture found
Asia

 
Chondrostoma kinzelbachi
[Orontes nase]

Photo by Boskovic, S.

Europe
Max. Length 29.4 cm TL
Chondrostoma knerii Heckel, 1843

Photo by Boskovic, S.
 
Chondrostoma knerii
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma kubanicum
[Kuban's nase]

Photo by Ozcan, G.

Asia

Chondrostoma meandrense Elvira, 1987

Photo by Ozcan, G.
 
Chondrostoma meandrense
[Menderes nase]

Photo by Hänfling, B.

Europe
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Chondrostoma nasus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hänfling, B.
 
Chondrostoma nasus
[Common nase]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma orientale
[]
No picture found
Eurasia
Max. Length 46 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma oxyrhynchum
[Terek nase]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma phoxinus
[Minnow-nase]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 27 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma prespense
[]

Photo by Kaya, C.

Asia
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chondrostoma regium (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Kaya, C.
 
Chondrostoma regium
[Brond-snout]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma scodrense
[]

Photo by Porcellotti et al.

Europe
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Chondrostoma soetta Bonaparte, 1840

Photo by Porcellotti et al.
 
Chondrostoma soetta
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 19.0 cm SL

 
Chondrostoma toros
[]

Photo by Margies, P.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Chondrostoma vardarense Karaman, 1928

Photo by Margies, P.
 
Chondrostoma vardarense
[]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Chondrostoma variabile
[Volga undermouth]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Chrosomus cumberlandensis (Starnes & Starnes, 1978)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Chrosomus cumberlandensis
[Blackside dace]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Chrosomus eos Cope, 1861

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Chrosomus eos
[Northern redbelly dace]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Chrosomus erythrogaster (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Chrosomus erythrogaster
[Southern redbelly dace]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Chrosomus neogaeus (Cope, 1867)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Chrosomus neogaeus
[Finescale dace]

Photo by Seelig, C.

North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Chrosomus oreas Cope, 1868

Photo by Seelig, C.
 
Chrosomus oreas
[Mountain redbelly dace]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL

 
Chrosomus saylori
[Laurel dace]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL

 
Chrosomus tennesseensis
[Tennessee dace]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Clinostomus elongatus (Kirtland, 1840)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Clinostomus elongatus
[Redside dace]

Photo by Crippen, C.

North America
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Clinostomus funduloides Girard, 1856

Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Clinostomus funduloides
[Rosyside dace]
No picture found
Central America

 
Codoma ornata
[Ornate shiner]

Photo by JJPhoto

North America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Couesius plumbeus (Agassiz, 1850)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Couesius plumbeus
[Lake chub]
No picture found
Central America
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari
[Tepehuan shiner]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cyprinella analostana Girard, 1859

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Cyprinella analostana
[Satinfin shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Cyprinella bocagrande
[Largemouth shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cyprinella caerulea (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Cyprinella caerulea
[Blue shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Cyprinella callisema
[Ocmulgee shiner]

Photo by Burkhead, N.

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Cyprinella callistia (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Cyprinella callistia
[Alabama shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Cyprinella callitaenia
[Bluestripe shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Cyprinella camura
[Bluntface shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Cyprinella chloristia
[Greenfin shiner]
No picture found
North America

 
Cyprinella eurystoma
[]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Cyprinella formosa (Girard, 1856)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Cyprinella formosa
[Beautiful shiner]

Photo by Awai, M.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Cyprinella galactura (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Awai, M.
 
Cyprinella galactura
[Whitetail shiner]
No picture found
North America

 
Cyprinella garmani
[Gibbous shiner]

Photo by Burkhead, N.

North America
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Cyprinella gibbsi (Howell & Williams, 1971)

Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Cyprinella gibbsi
[Tallapoosa shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 6.7 cm TL

 
Cyprinella labrosa
[Thicklip chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Cyprinella leedsi
[Bannerfin shiner]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Cyprinella lepida Girard, 1856

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Cyprinella lepida
[Plateau shiner]

Photo by JJPhoto

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Cyprinella lutrensis (Baird & Girard, 1853)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Cyprinella lutrensis
[Red shiner]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cyprinella monacha (Cope, 1868)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins
 
Cyprinella monacha
[Spotfin chub]

Photo by Coleman, P.S.

North America
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Cyprinella nivea (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Coleman, P.S.
 
Cyprinella nivea
[Whitefin shiner]
No picture found
Central America

 
Cyprinella panarcys
[Conchos shiner]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North and Central America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Cyprinella proserpina (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Cyprinella proserpina
[Proserpine shiner]

Photo by Cribb, M.T.

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cyprinella pyrrhomelas (Cope, 1870)

Photo by Cribb, M.T.
 
Cyprinella pyrrhomelas
[Fieryblack shiner]

Photo by Arguiropulos, M.

North America

Cyprinella rutila (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Arguiropulos, M.
 
Cyprinella rutila
[Mexican red shiner]

Photo by Dextrase, A.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cyprinella spiloptera (Cope, 1867)

Photo by Dextrase, A.
 
Cyprinella spiloptera
[Spotfin shiner]
No picture found
North America

 
Cyprinella stigmatura
[]

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cyprinella trichroistia (Jordan & Gilbert, 1878)

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Cyprinella trichroistia
[Tricolor shiner]

Photo by Casten, L.

North America
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Cyprinella venusta Girard, 1856

Photo by Casten, L.
 
Cyprinella venusta
[Blacktail shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Cyprinella whipplei Girard, 1856

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Cyprinella whipplei
[Steelcolor shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Cyprinella xaenura
[Altamaha shiner]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America

Cyprinella xanthicara (Minckley & Lytle, 1969)

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Cyprinella xanthicara
[Cuatro Cienegas shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Cyprinella zanema
[Santee chub]

Photo by Zupan?i?, P. / Bogutskaya, N.G.

Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Delminichthys adspersus (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Zupan?i?, P. / Bogutskaya, N.G.
 
Delminichthys adspersus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Delminichthys ghetaldii
[]

Photo by Zupan?i?, P. / Bogutskaya, N.G.

Europe
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL
Delminichthys jadovensis (Zupan?i? & Bogutskaya, 2002)

Photo by Zupan?i?, P. / Bogutskaya, N.G.
 
Delminichthys jadovensis
[]

Photo by Zupan?i?, P. / Bogutskaya, N.G.

Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Delminichthys krbavensis (Zupan?i? & Bogutskaya, 2002)

Photo by Zupan?i?, P. / Bogutskaya, N.G.
 
Delminichthys krbavensis
[]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Dionda argentosa Girard, 1856

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Dionda argentosa
[Manantial roundnose minnow]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL
Dionda diaboli Hubbs & Brown, 1957

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Dionda diaboli
[Devils River minnow]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Dionda episcopa Girard, 1856

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Dionda episcopa
[Roundnose minnow]

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.

North America

Dionda melanops Girard, 1856

Photo by Artigas Azas, J.M.
 
Dionda melanops
[Spotted minnow]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Dionda nigrotaeniata (Cope, 1880)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Dionda nigrotaeniata
[Guadalupe roundnose minnow]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Dionda serena Girard, 1856

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Dionda serena
[Nueces roundnose minnow]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL

 
Eremichthys acros
[Desert dace]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Ericymba amplamala
[Longjaw minnow]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Erimystax cahni (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Erimystax cahni
[Slender chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Erimystax dissimilis (Kirtland, 1840)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Erimystax dissimilis
[Streamline chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Erimystax harryi
[Ozark chub]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Erimystax insignis (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Erimystax insignis
[Blotched chub]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Erimystax x-punctatus (Hubbs & Crowe, 1956)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Erimystax x-punctatus
[Gravel chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Evarra bustamantei
[Mexican Dace]
No picture found
North America

 
Evarra eigenmanni
[Plateau chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Evarra tlahuacensis
[Endorheic chub]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Exoglossum laurae (Hubbs, 1931)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Exoglossum laurae
[Tonguetied minnow]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Exoglossum maxillingua (Lesueur, 1817)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Exoglossum maxillingua
[Cutlips minnow]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Gila atraria
[Utah chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Gila brevicauda
[Shorttail chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 41 cm TL

 
Gila coerulea
[Blue chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Gila conspersa
[Nazas chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Gila crassicauda
[Thicktail chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Gila cypha Miller, 1946

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila cypha
[Humpback chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North and central America
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Gila ditaenia Miller, 1945

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila ditaenia
[Sonora chub]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

North America
Max. Length 62 cm TL
Gila elegans Baird & Girard, 1853

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Gila elegans
[Bonytail]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Gila eremica
[Desert chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Gila intermedia (Girard, 1856)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila intermedia
[Gila chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Gila minacae
[Mexican roundtail chub]

Photo by Contreras-Balderas, S.

North America

Gila modesta (Garman, 1881)

Photo by Contreras-Balderas, S.
 
Gila modesta
[Salinas chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Gila nigra
[Headwater chub]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

North America
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Gila nigrescens (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Gila nigrescens
[Chihuahua chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Gila orcuttii
[Arroyo chub]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Gila pandora (Cope, 1872)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Gila pandora
[Rio Grande chub]
No picture found
North America

 
Gila pulchra
[Conchos chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Gila purpurea (Girard, 1856)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila purpurea
[Yaqui chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Gila robusta Baird & Girard, 1853

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Gila robusta
[Roundtail chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Gila seminuda
[Virgin chub]

Photo by N. Burkhead & H. Jelks

North America
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL
Hemitremia flammea (Jordan & Gilbert, 1878)

Photo by N. Burkhead & H. Jelks
 
Hemitremia flammea
[Flame chub]

Photo by Allison, A.

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Hesperoleucus symmetricus (Baird & Girard, 1854)

Photo by Allison, A.
 
Hesperoleucus symmetricus
[California roach]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hybognathus amarus (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Hybognathus amarus
[Rio Grande silvery minnow]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hybognathus argyritis Girard, 1856

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Hybognathus argyritis
[Western silvery minnow]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9.7 cm TL
Hybognathus hankinsoni Hubbs, 1929

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Hybognathus hankinsoni
[Brassy minnow]

Photo by Love, J.W.

North America
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Hybognathus hayi Jordan, 1885

Photo by Love, J.W.
 
Hybognathus hayi
[Cypress minnow]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Hybognathus nuchalis Agassiz, 1855

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Hybognathus nuchalis
[Mississippi silvery minnow]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Hybognathus placitus Girard, 1856

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Hybognathus placitus
[Plains minnow]

Photo by Scarola, J.F.

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Hybognathus regius Girard, 1856

Photo by Scarola, J.F.
 
Hybognathus regius
[Eastern silvery minnow]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Hybopsis amblops (Rafinesque, 1820)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Hybopsis amblops
[Bigeye chub]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Hybopsis amnis (Hubbs & Greene, 1951)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Hybopsis amnis
[Pallid shiner]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Hybopsis hypsinotus (Cope, 1870)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Hybopsis hypsinotus
[Highback chub]

Photo by Burkhead, N.

North America
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Hybopsis lineapunctata Clemmer & Suttkus, 1971

Photo by Burkhead, N.
 
Hybopsis lineapunctata
[Lined chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Hybopsis rubrifrons
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Hybopsis winchelli
[Clear chub]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe
Max. Length 14.8 cm TL
Iberochondrostoma almacai (Coelho, Mesquita & Collares-Pereira, 2005)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Iberochondrostoma almacai
[]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Iberochondrostoma lemmingii (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Iberochondrostoma lemmingii
[]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe
Max. Length 15.1 cm TL
Iberochondrostoma lusitanicum (Collares-Pereira, 1980)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Iberochondrostoma lusitanicum
[]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe

Iberochondrostoma olisiponensis (Gante, Santos & Alves, 2007)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Iberochondrostoma olisiponensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Iberochondrostoma oretanum
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Iberocypris palaciosi
[]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Iotichthys phlegethontis
[Least chub]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Kottelatia brittani (Axelrod, 1976)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Kottelatia brittani
[]

Photo by Giannetto, D.

Asia

Ladigesocypris irideus (Ladiges, 1960)

Photo by Giannetto, D.
 
Ladigesocypris irideus
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia

Ladigesocypris mermere (Ladiges, 1960)

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Ladigesocypris mermere
[Izmir mminnow]

Photo by Allison, A.

North America
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Lavinia exilicauda Baird & Girard, 1854

Photo by Allison, A.
 
Lavinia exilicauda
[Hitch]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Lepidomeda albivallis
[White River spinedace]
No picture found
Norrth America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Lepidomeda aliciae
[Southern leatherside chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.9 cm TL

 
Lepidomeda altivelis
[Pahranagat spinedace]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Lepidomeda copei
[Northern leatherside chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Lepidomeda mollispinis Miller & Hubbs, 1960

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lepidomeda mollispinis
[Virgin spinedace]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Lepidomeda vittata Cope, 1874

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lepidomeda vittata
[Little Colorado spinedace]

Photo by Pekarik, L.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Leucaspius delineatus (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Pekarik, L.
 
Leucaspius delineatus
[Belica]

Photo by Kaya, C.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Leuciscus aspius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Kaya, C.
 
Leuciscus aspius
[Asp]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 16 cm FL

 
Leuciscus baicalensis
[Siberian dace]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Leuciscus bearnensis
[Bearn beaked dace]
No picture found
Asia

 
Leuciscus bergi
[Issyk-Kul dace]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Leuciscus burdigalensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 25.8 cm SL

 
Leuciscus chuanchicus
[]

Photo by Artaev, O.

Europe
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Leuciscus danilewskii (Kessler, 1877)

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Leuciscus danilewskii
[Danilevskii's dace]
No picture found
Asia

 
Leuciscus dzungaricus
[]

Photo by Coad, B.W. / Bogutskaya, N.G.

Asia

Leuciscus gaderanus Günther, 1899

Photo by Coad, B.W. / Bogutskaya, N.G.
 
Leuciscus gaderanus
[]

Photo by Zienert, S.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 85 cm SL
Leuciscus idus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Zienert, S.
 
Leuciscus idus
[Ide]
No picture found
Asia

 
Leuciscus latus
[]
No picture found
Former USSR.
Max. Length 20.4 cm SL

 
Leuciscus lehmanni
[Zeravshan dace]

Photo by Pekarik, L.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Leuciscus leuciscus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Pekarik, L.
 
Leuciscus leuciscus
[Common dace]
No picture found
Asia.

 
Leuciscus lindbergi
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 24.4 cm SL
Leuciscus merzbacheri (Zugmayer, 1912)

Photo by CAFS
 
Leuciscus merzbacheri
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Leuciscus oxyrrhis
[Long-snout dace]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL

 
Leuciscus schmidti
[Schmidt's dace]

Photo by Hashemi, S.

Asia
Max. Length 102 cm TL
Leuciscus vorax (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Hashemi, S.
 
Leuciscus vorax
[Tigris asp]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Leuciscus waleckii (Dybowski, 1869)

Photo by CAFS
 
Leuciscus waleckii
[Amur ide]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 29.5 cm TL

 
Leucos albus
[]

Photo by Lorenzoni, M.

Europe
Max. Length 18 cm SL
Leucos aula (Bonaparte, 1841)

Photo by Lorenzoni, M.
 
Leucos aula
[]

Photo by Glamuzina, B.

Europe
Max. Length 23.3 cm TL
Leucos basak Heckel, 1843

Photo by Glamuzina, B.
 
Leucos basak
[]

Photo by Kommatas & Sanda

Europe
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Leucos panosi (Bogutskaya & Iliadou, 2006)

Photo by Kommatas & Sanda
 
Leucos panosi
[Acheloos roach]

Photo by Kommatas & Sanda

Europe
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Leucos ylikiensis (Economidis, 1991)

Photo by Kommatas & Sanda
 
Leucos ylikiensis
[]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Luxilus albeolus (Jordan, 1889)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Luxilus albeolus
[White shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Luxilus cardinalis (Mayden, 1988)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Luxilus cardinalis
[Cardinal shiner]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Luxilus cerasinus (Cope, 1868)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Luxilus cerasinus
[Crescent shiner]

Photo by Cornwall, J.D.

North America
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Luxilus chrysocephalus Rafinesque, 1820

Photo by Cornwall, J.D.
 
Luxilus chrysocephalus
[Striped shiner]

Photo by Crippen, C.

North America
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Luxilus coccogenis (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Crippen, C.
 
Luxilus coccogenis
[Warpaint shiner]

Photo by Seelig, C.

North America
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Luxilus cornutus (Mitchill, 1817)

Photo by Seelig, C.
 
Luxilus cornutus
[Common shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Luxilus pilsbryi (Fowler, 1904)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Luxilus pilsbryi
[Duskystripe shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Luxilus zonatus (Putnam, 1863)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Luxilus zonatus
[Bleeding shiner]

Photo by Casten, L.

North America
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Luxilus zonistius Jordan, 1880

Photo by Casten, L.
 
Luxilus zonistius
[Bandfin shiner]
No picture found
North America

 
Lythrurus alegnotus
[Warrior shiner]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Lythrurus ardens (Cope, 1868)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Lythrurus ardens
[Rosefin shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Lythrurus atrapiculus (Snelson, 1972)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lythrurus atrapiculus
[Blacktip shiner]

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.

North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Lythrurus bellus (Hay, 1881)

Photo by Howell, W.M./Jenkins, R.L.
 
Lythrurus bellus
[Pretty shiner]

Photo by Eisenhour, D.J.

North America
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Lythrurus fasciolaris (Gilbert, 1891)

Photo by Eisenhour, D.J.
 
Lythrurus fasciolaris
[Scarlet shiner]

Photo by Love, J.W.

North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Lythrurus fumeus (Evermann, 1892)

Photo by Love, J.W.
 
Lythrurus fumeus
[Ribbon shiner]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Lythrurus lirus (Jordan, 1877)

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Lythrurus lirus
[Mountain shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Lythrurus matutinus
[Pinewoods shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Lythrurus roseipinnis
[Cherryfin shiner]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.3 cm TL

 
Lythrurus snelsoni
[Ouachita shiner]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Lythrurus umbratilis (Girard, 1856)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Lythrurus umbratilis
[Redfin shiner]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Macrhybopsis aestivalis (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis aestivalis
[Speckled chub]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Macrhybopsis australis (Hubbs & Ortenburger, 1929)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis australis
[Prairie chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Macrhybopsis boschungi
[Mobile chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Macrhybopsis etnieri
[Coosa chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL

 
Macrhybopsis gelida
[Sturgeon chub]

Photo by Lyons, J.

North America
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Macrhybopsis hyostoma (Gilbert, 1884)

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Macrhybopsis hyostoma
[Shoal chub]

Photo by Perkin, J.S./Z.R.S. Shattuck

North America
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL
Macrhybopsis marconis (Jordan & Gilbert, 1886)

Photo by Perkin, J.S./Z.R.S. Shattuck
 
Macrhybopsis marconis
[Burrhead chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Macrhybopsis meeki
[Sicklefin chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Macrhybopsis pallida
[Pallid chub]

Photo by Thomas, C.

North America
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Macrhybopsis storeriana (Kirtland, 1845)

Photo by Thomas, C.
 
Macrhybopsis storeriana
[Silver chub]

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.

North America
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Macrhybopsis tetranema (Gilbert, 1886)

Photo by Shattuck, Z.R.
 
Macrhybopsis tetranema
[Peppered chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Macrhybopsis tomellerii
[Gulf chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Margariscus margarita (Cope, 1867)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Margariscus margarita
[Allegheny pearl dace]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Margariscus nachtriebi
[Northern pearl dace]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 9.1 cm TL
Meda fulgida Girard, 1856

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Meda fulgida
[Spikedace]
No picture found
Eurasia
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Mirogrex hulensis
[]

Photo by Darom, D.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Mirogrex terraesanctae (Steinitz, 1952)

Photo by Darom, D.
 
Mirogrex terraesanctae
[Kinneret bleak]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Moapa coriacea
[Moapa dace]

Photo by Shaw, P.

North America
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Mylocheilus caurinus (Richardson, 1836)

Photo by Shaw, P.
 
Mylocheilus caurinus
[Peamouth]

Photo by Allison, A.

North America
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Mylopharodon conocephalus (Baird & Girard, 1854)

Photo by Allison, A.
 
Mylopharodon conocephalus
[Hardhead]

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.

North America
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Nocomis asper Lachner & Jenkins, 1971

Photo by Sneegas, G.W.
 
Nocomis asper
[Redspot chub]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Nocomis biguttatus (Kirtland, 1840)

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Nocomis biguttatus
[Hornyhead chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Nocomis effusus
[Redtail chub]

Photo by Casten, L.

North America
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Nocomis leptocephalus (Girard, 1856)

Photo by Casten, L.
 
Nocomis leptocephalus
[Bluehead chub]

Photo by Awai, M.

North America
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Nocomis micropogon (Cope, 1865)

Photo by Awai, M.
 
Nocomis micropogon
[River chub]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Nocomis platyrhynchus
[Bigmouth chub]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Nocomis raneyi Lachner & Jenkins, 1971

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Nocomis raneyi
[Bull chub]

Photo by Scarola, J.F.

North America
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Mitchill, 1814)

Photo by Scarola, J.F.
 
Notemigonus crysoleucas
[Golden shiner]
578 Species of Family Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Abramis brama Freshwater bream Europe and Asia 82 TL
1843 Acanthobrama centisquama Orontes bream Asia 20.2 SL
1983 Acanthobrama hadiyahensis Asia
1952 Acanthobrama lissneri Asia 12 TL
1843 Acanthobrama marmid Tigris bream Asia 29 TL
1863 Acanthobrama microlepis Blackbrow bleak Asia 25 TL
1949 Acanthobrama orontis Asia 15.6 SL
1981 Acanthobrama persidis Asia 9.7 SL
1973 Acanthobrama telavivensis Eurasia 11 TL
2014 Acanthobrama thisbeae Asia 17.4 SL
1883 Acanthobrama tricolor Asia
1899 Acanthobrama urmianus Asia
1866 Achondrostoma arcasii Europe 25 TL
2005 Achondrostoma occidentale Europe 9.5 SL
2005 Achondrostoma oligolepis Europe 25 TL
2007 Achondrostoma salmantinum Europe 8.1 SL
1855 Acrocheilus alutaceus Chiselmouth North America 30 TL
1856 Agosia chrysogaster Longfin dace North America 10 TL
2009 Algansea amecae Ameca chub North America 10.1 SL
1978 Algansea aphanea Riffle chub North America
1978 Algansea avia Remote chub North America
1964 Algansea barbata Lerma chub North America
1895 Algansea lacustris Pátzcuaro chub North America
1968 Algansea monticola Mountain chub North America
1899 Algansea popoche Popoche chub North America
1844 Algansea tincella Spottail chub Central America
1866 Anaecypris hispanica Europe 7.5 FL
1868 Aztecula sallaei Aztec chub Central America
1758 Ballerus ballerus Zope Eurasia 40 SL
1814 Ballerus sapa White-eye bream Europe and Asia 35 TL
1758 Blicca bjoerkna White bream Europe and Asia 45.5 TL
1820 Campostoma anomalum Central stoneroller North America 22 TL
1935 Campostoma oligolepis Largescale stoneroller North America 22 TL
1856 Campostoma ornatum Mexican stoneroller North America 16 TL
1983 Campostoma pauciradii Bluefin stoneroller North America 16 TL
1854 Campostoma pullum North America
1856 Campostoma spadiceum Highland stoneroller North America 17 TL
1987 Chondrostoma angorense Ankara nase Asia
1997 Chondrostoma beysehirense Beysehir nase Asia 14.7 SL
2017 Chondrostoma ceyhanensis Asia 26.5 SL
1899 Chondrostoma colchicum Colchic nase Europe and Asia, Russia, 28 TL
1877 Chondrostoma cyri Kura nase Asia 24.6 SL
2017 Chondrostoma esmaeilii Asia 13.6 SL
1960 Chondrostoma fahirae Tefenni minnow Asia 14 TL
1896 Chondrostoma holmwoodii Izmir nase Asia 25 TL
1985 Chondrostoma kinzelbachi Orontes nase Asia
1843 Chondrostoma knerii Europe 29.4 TL
1914 Chondrostoma kubanicum Kuban's nase Europe 35 SL
1987 Chondrostoma meandrense Menderes nase Asia
1758 Chondrostoma nasus Common nase Europe 50 TL
1982 Chondrostoma orientale Asia 15.2 SL
1877 Chondrostoma oxyrhynchum Terek nase Eurasia 46 SL
1843 Chondrostoma phoxinus Minnow-nase Europe 15.5 SL
1924 Chondrostoma prespense Europe 27 SL
1843 Chondrostoma regium Brond-snout Asia 40 TL
1987 Chondrostoma scodrense Europe 13.5 SL
1840 Chondrostoma soetta Europe 45 TL
2017 Chondrostoma toros Europe 19.0 SL
1928 Chondrostoma vardarense Europe and Asia 35 SL
1870 Chondrostoma variabile Volga undermouth Europe and Asia 35 TL
1978 Chrosomus cumberlandensis Blackside dace North America 7.6 TL
1861 Chrosomus eos Northern redbelly dace North America 8 TL
1820 Chrosomus erythrogaster Southern redbelly dace North America 9.1 TL
1867 Chrosomus neogaeus Finescale dace North America 11 TL
1868 Chrosomus oreas Mountain redbelly dace North America 7.2 TL
2001 Chrosomus saylori Laurel dace North America 7.4 TL
1988 Chrosomus tennesseensis Tennessee dace North America 7.2 TL
1840 Clinostomus elongatus Redside dace North America 12 TL
1856 Clinostomus funduloides Rosyside dace North America 11.5 TL
1856 Codoma ornata Ornate shiner Central America
1850 Couesius plumbeus Lake chub North America 23 TL
1994 Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari Tepehuan shiner Central America 4.4 SL
1859 Cyprinella analostana Satinfin shiner North America 11 TL
1982 Cyprinella bocagrande Largemouth shiner North America 4.1 SL
1877 Cyprinella caerulea Blue shiner North America 10 TL
1877 Cyprinella callisema Ocmulgee shiner North America 9 TL
1877 Cyprinella callistia Alabama shiner North America 13 TL
1956 Cyprinella callitaenia Bluestripe shiner North America 9 TL
1884 Cyprinella camura Bluntface shiner North America 15 TL
1878 Cyprinella chloristia Greenfin shiner North America 7.5 TL
1877 Cyprinella eurystoma North America
1856 Cyprinella formosa Beautiful shiner North America 9 TL
1868 Cyprinella galactura Whitetail shiner North America 15 TL
1885 Cyprinella garmani Gibbous shiner North America
1971 Cyprinella gibbsi Tallapoosa shiner North America 9.5 TL
1870 Cyprinella labrosa Thicklip chub North America 6.7 TL
1942 Cyprinella leedsi Bannerfin shiner North America 10 TL
1856 Cyprinella lepida Plateau shiner North America 7.5 TL
1853 Cyprinella lutrensis Red shiner North America 9 TL
1868 Cyprinella monacha Spotfin chub North America 11 TL
1870 Cyprinella nivea Whitefin shiner North America 8.5 TL
1978 Cyprinella panarcys Conchos shiner Central America
1856 Cyprinella proserpina Proserpine shiner North and Central America 7.5 TL
1870 Cyprinella pyrrhomelas Fieryblack shiner North America 11 TL
1856 Cyprinella rutila Mexican red shiner North America
1867 Cyprinella spiloptera Spotfin shiner North America 12 TL
1877 Cyprinella stigmatura North America
1878 Cyprinella trichroistia Tricolor shiner North America 10 TL
1856 Cyprinella venusta Blacktail shiner North America 19 TL
1856 Cyprinella whipplei Steelcolor shiner North America 16 TL
1877 Cyprinella xaenura Altamaha shiner North America 11 TL
1969 Cyprinella xanthicara Cuatro Cienegas shiner North America
1878 Cyprinella zanema Santee chub North America 7.5 TL
1843 Delminichthys adspersus Europe 9 SL
1882 Delminichthys ghetaldii Europe 13 SL
2002 Delminichthys jadovensis Europe 9.3 SL
2002 Delminichthys krbavensis Europe 10 SL
1856 Dionda argentosa Manantial roundnose minnow North America 7.6 SL
1957 Dionda diaboli Devils River minnow North America 6.4 TL
1856 Dionda episcopa Roundnose minnow North America 7.7 TL
1856 Dionda melanops Spotted minnow North America
1880 Dionda nigrotaeniata Guadalupe roundnose minnow North America 9 TL
1856 Dionda serena Nueces roundnose minnow North America 7.7 TL
1948 Eremichthys acros Desert dace North America 7.7 TL
2006 Ericymba amplamala Longjaw minnow North America 7.2 SL
1956 Erimystax cahni Slender chub North America 9.4 TL
1840 Erimystax dissimilis Streamline chub North America 14 TL
1956 Erimystax harryi Ozark chub North America 11 TL
1956 Erimystax insignis Blotched chub North America 10 TL
1956 Erimystax x-punctatus Gravel chub North America 11 TL
1955 Evarra bustamantei Mexican Dace North America
1894 Evarra eigenmanni Plateau chub North America
1902 Evarra tlahuacensis Endorheic chub North America
1931 Exoglossum laurae Tonguetied minnow North America 16 TL
1817 Exoglossum maxillingua Cutlips minnow North America 16 TL
1856 Gila atraria Utah chub North America 56 TL
2003 Gila brevicauda Shorttail chub North America 12.9 SL
1856 Gila coerulea Blue chub North America 41 TL
1881 Gila conspersa Nazas chub North America
1854 Gila crassicauda Thicktail chub North America 25 SL
1946 Gila cypha Humpback chub North America 38 TL
1945 Gila ditaenia Sonora chub North and central America 25 TL
1853 Gila elegans Bonytail North America 62 TL
1991 Gila eremica Desert chub North America 8.5 SL
1856 Gila intermedia Gila chub North America 38 TL
1902 Gila minacae Mexican roundtail chub North America
1881 Gila modesta Salinas chub North America
1875 Gila nigra Headwater chub North America 38 TL
1856 Gila nigrescens Chihuahua chub North America 24 TL
1890 Gila orcuttii Arroyo chub North America 40 TL
1872 Gila pandora Rio Grande chub North America 18 TL
1856 Gila pulchra Conchos chub North America
1856 Gila purpurea Yaqui chub North America 14 TL
1853 Gila robusta Roundtail chub North America 43 TL
1875 Gila seminuda Virgin chub North America 38 TL
1878 Hemitremia flammea Flame chub North America 7.8 TL
1854 Hesperoleucus symmetricus California roach North America 11 TL
1856 Hybognathus amarus Rio Grande silvery minnow North America 10 TL
1856 Hybognathus argyritis Western silvery minnow North America 12 TL
1929 Hybognathus hankinsoni Brassy minnow North America 9.7 TL
1885 Hybognathus hayi Cypress minnow North America 12 TL
1855 Hybognathus nuchalis Mississippi silvery minnow North America 18 TL
1856 Hybognathus placitus Plains minnow North America 13 TL
1856 Hybognathus regius Eastern silvery minnow North America 15 TL
1820 Hybopsis amblops Bigeye chub North America 10 TL
1951 Hybopsis amnis Pallid shiner North America 8.4 TL
1870 Hybopsis hypsinotus Highback chub North America 7.2 TL
1971 Hybopsis lineapunctata Lined chub North America 8.5 TL
1877 Hybopsis rubrifrons North America 8.4 TL
1856 Hybopsis winchelli Clear chub North America 8.4 TL
2005 Iberochondrostoma almacai Europe 14.8 TL
1866 Iberochondrostoma lemmingii Europe 25 TL
1980 Iberochondrostoma lusitanicum Europe 15.1 TL
2007 Iberochondrostoma olisiponensis Europe
2003 Iberochondrostoma oretanum Europe 9 SL
1980 Iberocypris palaciosi Europe 20 SL
1874 Iotichthys phlegethontis Least chub North America 6.4 TL
1976 Kottelatia brittani Asia 5 TL
1960 Ladigesocypris irideus Asia
1960 Ladigesocypris mermere Izmir mminnow Asia
1854 Lavinia exilicauda Hitch North America 36 TL
1960 Lepidomeda albivallis White River spinedace North America 15 TL
1881 Lepidomeda aliciae Southern leatherside chub Norrth America 15 TL
1960 Lepidomeda altivelis Pahranagat spinedace North America 7.9 TL
1881 Lepidomeda copei Northern leatherside chub North America 15 TL
1960 Lepidomeda mollispinis Virgin spinedace North America 15 TL
1874 Lepidomeda vittata Little Colorado spinedace North America 10 TL
1843 Leucaspius delineatus Belica Europe and Asia 9 SL
1758 Leuciscus aspius Asp Europe and Asia 120 TL
1874 Leuciscus baicalensis Siberian dace Asia 16 FL
1866 Leuciscus bearnensis Bearn beaked dace Europe 28 SL
1925 Leuciscus bergi Issyk-Kul dace Asia
1844 Leuciscus burdigalensis Europe 40 SL
1876 Leuciscus chuanchicus Asia 25.8 SL
1877 Leuciscus danilewskii Danilevskii's dace Europe 24 SL
1998 Leuciscus dzungaricus Asia
1899 Leuciscus gaderanus Asia
1758 Leuciscus idus Ide Europe and Asia 85 SL
1861 Leuciscus latus Asia
1852 Leuciscus lehmanni Zeravshan dace Former USSR. 20.4 SL
1758 Leuciscus leuciscus Common dace Europe and Asia 40 TL
1934 Leuciscus lindbergi Asia.
1912 Leuciscus merzbacheri Asia 24.4 SL
1873 Leuciscus oxyrrhis Long-snout dace Europe 40 SL
1896 Leuciscus schmidti Schmidt's dace Asia 37.5 TL
1843 Leuciscus vorax Tigris asp Asia 102 TL
1869 Leuciscus waleckii Amur ide Asia 37 TL
2010 Leucos albus Europe 29.5 TL
1841 Leucos aula Europe 18 SL
1843 Leucos basak Europe 23.3 TL
2006 Leucos panosi Acheloos roach Europe 24 SL
1991 Leucos ylikiensis Europe 13 SL
1889 Luxilus albeolus White shiner North America 13 TL
1988 Luxilus cardinalis Cardinal shiner North America 11 TL
1868 Luxilus cerasinus Crescent shiner North America 11 TL
1820 Luxilus chrysocephalus Striped shiner North America 24 TL
1868 Luxilus coccogenis Warpaint shiner North America 14 TL
1817 Luxilus cornutus Common shiner North America 18 TL
1904 Luxilus pilsbryi Duskystripe shiner North America 13 TL
1863 Luxilus zonatus Bleeding shiner North America 13 TL
1880 Luxilus zonistius Bandfin shiner North America 10 TL
1972 Lythrurus alegnotus Warrior shiner North America
1868 Lythrurus ardens Rosefin shiner North America 9 TL
1972 Lythrurus atrapiculus Blacktip shiner North America 6.5 TL
1881 Lythrurus bellus Pretty shiner North America 7.5 TL
1891 Lythrurus fasciolaris Scarlet shiner North America 8.6 TL
1892 Lythrurus fumeus Ribbon shiner North America 7 TL
1877 Lythrurus lirus Mountain shiner North America 7.5 TL
1870 Lythrurus matutinus Pinewoods shiner North America 8.6 TL
1885 Lythrurus roseipinnis Cherryfin shiner North America 7.5 TL
1985 Lythrurus snelsoni Ouachita shiner North America 5.3 TL
1856 Lythrurus umbratilis Redfin shiner North America 8.8 TL
1856 Macrhybopsis aestivalis Speckled chub North America 9 TL
1929 Macrhybopsis australis Prairie chub North America 7 TL
2017 Macrhybopsis boschungi Mobile chub North America 5.7 SL
2017 Macrhybopsis etnieri Coosa chub North America 5.2 SL
1856 Macrhybopsis gelida Sturgeon chub North America 8.4 TL
1884 Macrhybopsis hyostoma Shoal chub North America 7.6 TL
1886 Macrhybopsis marconis Burrhead chub North America 7.3 TL
1896 Macrhybopsis meeki Sicklefin chub North America 11 TL
2017 Macrhybopsis pallida Pallid chub North America 5.2 SL
1845 Macrhybopsis storeriana Silver chub North America 23 TL
1886 Macrhybopsis tetranema Peppered chub North America 7.7 TL
2017 Macrhybopsis tomellerii Gulf chub North America 5.1 SL
1867 Margariscus margarita Allegheny pearl dace North America 16 TL
1896 Margariscus nachtriebi Northern pearl dace North America 16 TL
1856 Meda fulgida Spikedace North America 9.1 TL
1973 Mirogrex hulensis Eurasia 23 TL
1952 Mirogrex terraesanctae Kinneret bleak Asia 25 TL
1948 Moapa coriacea Moapa dace North America 9 TL
1836 Mylocheilus caurinus Peamouth North America 36 TL
1854 Mylopharodon conocephalus Hardhead North America 100 TL
1971 Nocomis asper Redspot chub North America 22 TL
1840 Nocomis biguttatus Hornyhead chub North America 26 TL
1967 Nocomis effusus Redtail chub North America 23 TL
1856 Nocomis leptocephalus Bluehead chub North America 26 TL
1865 Nocomis micropogon River chub North America 33 TL
1971 Nocomis platyrhynchus Bigmouth chub North America 24 TL
1971 Nocomis raneyi Bull chub North America 32 TL
1814 Notemigonus crysoleucas Golden shiner North America 32 TL



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