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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Chondrostoma

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chondrostoma angorense Ankara nase Asia 1987
Chondrostoma beysehirense Beysehir nase Asia 14.7 SL 1997
Chondrostoma ceyhanensis Asia 26.5 SL 2017
Chondrostoma colchicum Colchic nase Europe and Asia, Russia, 28 TL 1899
Chondrostoma cyri Kura nase Asia 24.6 SL 1877
Chondrostoma esmaeilii Asia 13.6 SL 2017
Chondrostoma fahirae Tefenni minnow Asia 14 TL 1960
Chondrostoma holmwoodii Izmir nase Asia 28.2 TL 1896
Chondrostoma kinzelbachi Orontes nase Asia 1985
Chondrostoma knerii Europe 29.4 TL 1843
Chondrostoma kubanicum Kuban's nase Europe 35 SL 1914
Chondrostoma meandrense Menderes nase Asia 1987
Chondrostoma nasus Common nase Europe 50 TL 1758
Chondrostoma orientale Asia 15.2 SL 1982
Chondrostoma oxyrhynchum Terek nase Eurasia 46 SL 1877
Chondrostoma phoxinus Minnow-nase Europe 15.5 SL 1843
Chondrostoma prespense Europe 27 SL 1924
Chondrostoma regium Brond-snout Asia 40 TL 1843
Chondrostoma scodrense Europe 13.5 SL 1987
Chondrostoma soetta Europe 45 TL 1840
Chondrostoma toros Europe 19.0 SL 2017
Chondrostoma vardarense Europe and Asia 35 SL 1928
Chondrostoma variabile Volga undermouth Europe and Asia 35 TL 1870



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