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Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: ex-danioninae


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55 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Aphyocypris amnis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Aphyocypris arcus (Lin, 1931)

Photo by CAFS
 
Aphyocypris arcus
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Aphyocypris chinensis Günther, 1868

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Aphyocypris chinensis
[Chinese bleak]
No picture found
Asia

 
Aphyocypris dorsohorizontalis
[]

Photo by Nian-Hong, J.-L.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Aphyocypris kikuchii (Oshima, 1919)

Photo by Nian-Hong, J.-L.
 
Aphyocypris kikuchii
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Aphyocypris kyphus
[]

Photo by Calypso Photolibrary

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Aphyocypris lini (Weitzman & Chan, 1966)

Photo by Calypso Photolibrary
 
Aphyocypris lini
[Garnet minnow]

Photo by Liao, T.-Y.

Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Aphyocypris moltrechti (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Liao, T.-Y.
 
Aphyocypris moltrechti
[Moltrecht's minnow]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Aphyocypris normalis Nichols & Pope, 1927

Photo by CAFS
 
Aphyocypris normalis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Aphyocypris pulchrilineata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Atrilinea macrolepis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Atrilinea macrops
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Atrilinea roulei
[]

Photo by Liao, T.-Y.

Asia
Max. Length 14.9 cm SL
Candidia barbata (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Liao, T.-Y.
 
Candidia barbata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Candidia pingtungensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Gymnodanio strigatus
[]

Photo by Senou, H.

Northwest Pacific

Hemigrammocypris rasborella Fowler, 1910

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Hemigrammocypris rasborella
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Macrochirichthys macrochirus (Valenciennes, 1844)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Macrochirichthys macrochirus
[Long pectoral-fin minnow]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 22.1 cm TL
Nipponocypris koreanus (Kim, Oh & Hosoya, 2005)

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Nipponocypris koreanus
[]

Photo by Senou, H.

Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Nipponocypris sieboldii (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Senou, H.
 
Nipponocypris sieboldii
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Nipponocypris temminckii (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Nipponocypris temminckii
[Dark chub]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Ochetobius elongatus (Kner, 1867)

Photo by CAFS
 
Ochetobius elongatus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Opsariichthys bea
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 20.5 cm TL
Opsariichthys bidens Günther, 1873

Photo by CAFS
 
Opsariichthys bidens
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Opsariichthys dienbienensis
[]

Photo by Huynh, T.Q.

Asia
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Opsariichthys duchuunguyeni Huynh & Chen, 2014

Photo by Huynh, T.Q.
 
Opsariichthys duchuunguyeni
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Asia
Max. Length 9.0 cm SL
Opsariichthys evolans (Jordan & Evermann, 1902)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Opsariichthys evolans
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Opsariichthys hainanensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Opsariichthys hieni
[]

Photo by Huang, S.-P.

Asia
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL
Opsariichthys kaopingensis Chen & Wu, 2009

Photo by Huang, S.-P.
 
Opsariichthys kaopingensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Opsariichthys minutus
[]

Photo by Liao, T.-Y.

Asia
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Opsariichthys pachycephalus Günther, 1868

Photo by Liao, T.-Y.
 
Opsariichthys pachycephalus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Opsariichthys songmaensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 32.5 cm SL
Opsariichthys uncirostris (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Opsariichthys uncirostris
[Three-lips]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Oxygaster anomalura Van Hasselt, 1823

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Oxygaster anomalura
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Oxygaster pointoni (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Oxygaster pointoni
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Asia
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Parachela cyanea Kottelat, 1995

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Parachela cyanea
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL
Parachela hypophthalmus (Bleeker, 1860)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Parachela hypophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parachela ingerkongi
[]

Photo by Bui, H.M.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Parachela maculicauda (Smith, 1934)

Photo by Bui, H.M.
 
Parachela maculicauda
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Parachela oxygastroides (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Parachela oxygastroides
[Glass fish]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Parachela siamensis (Günther, 1868)

Photo by FAO
 
Parachela siamensis
[]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Parachela williaminae Fowler, 1934

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Parachela williaminae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Parazacco fasciatus
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia.
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Parazacco spilurus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by CAFS
 
Parazacco spilurus
[Predaceous chub]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Rasborichthys helfrichii (Bleeker, 1856)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Rasborichthys helfrichii
[]

Photo by Anderson,T.

Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Tanichthys albonubes Lin, 1932

Photo by Anderson,T.
 
Tanichthys albonubes
[White cloud mountain minnow]

Photo by Åhlander, O.

Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL
Tanichthys micagemmae Freyhof & Herder, 2001

Photo by Åhlander, O.
 
Tanichthys micagemmae
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Tanichthys thacbaensis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Xenocyprioides carinatus Chen & Huang, 1985

Photo by CAFS
 
Xenocyprioides carinatus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Xenocyprioides parvulus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Zacco acutipinnis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Zacco chengtui Kimura, 1934

Photo by CAFS
 
Zacco chengtui
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Zacco platypus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by CAFS
 
Zacco platypus
[Freshwater minnow]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm NG
Zacco taliensis (Regan, 1907)

Photo by CAFS
 
Zacco taliensis
[]
55 Species of Family Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2011 Aphyocypris amnis Asia 4.7 SL
1931 Aphyocypris arcus Asia 8 TL
1868 Aphyocypris chinensis Chinese bleak Asia 6 TL
1969 Aphyocypris dorsohorizontalis Asia
1919 Aphyocypris kikuchii Asia 8 TL
1978 Aphyocypris kyphus Asia
1966 Aphyocypris lini Garnet minnow Asia 5 TL
1908 Aphyocypris moltrechti Moltrecht's minnow Asia 5.9 SL
1927 Aphyocypris normalis Asia 10 TL
2013 Aphyocypris pulchrilineata Asia 3.5 SL
1987 Atrilinea macrolepis Asia 10 SL
1931 Atrilinea macrops Asia 9.2 SL
1931 Atrilinea roulei Asia 15 TL
1908 Candidia barbata Asia 14.9 SL
2008 Candidia pingtungensis Asia 11.4 SL
1992 Gymnodanio strigatus Asia 6.5 SL
1910 Hemigrammocypris rasborella Northwest Pacific
1844 Macrochirichthys macrochirus Long pectoral-fin minnow Asia 100 TL
2005 Nipponocypris koreanus Asia 22.1 TL
1846 Nipponocypris sieboldii Asia 12.5 SL
1846 Nipponocypris temminckii Dark chub Asia 15 TL
1867 Ochetobius elongatus Asia 40 TL
1987 Opsariichthys bea Asia
1873 Opsariichthys bidens Asia 20.5 TL
2000 Opsariichthys dienbienensis Asia 12.2 SL
2014 Opsariichthys duchuunguyeni Asia 7.3 SL
1902 Opsariichthys evolans Asia 9.0 SL
1927 Opsariichthys hainanensis Asia 10.6 SL
1987 Opsariichthys hieni Asia
2009 Opsariichthys kaopingensis Asia 11.4 SL
1926 Opsariichthys minutus Asia 15.4 SL
1868 Opsariichthys pachycephalus Asia 16 TL
2000 Opsariichthys songmaensis Asia 10.5 SL
1846 Opsariichthys uncirostris Three-lips Asia 32.5 SL
1823 Oxygaster anomalura Asia 20 SL
1934 Oxygaster pointoni Asia 15.5 SL
1995 Parachela cyanea Asia 4.9 SL
1860 Parachela hypophthalmus Asia 16.5 TL
1969 Parachela ingerkongi Asia
1934 Parachela maculicauda Asia 6 TL
1852 Parachela oxygastroides Glass fish Asia 20 SL
1868 Parachela siamensis Asia 15 SL
1934 Parachela williaminae Asia 12 SL
1927 Parazacco fasciatus Asia 13.4 SL
1868 Parazacco spilurus Predaceous chub Asia. 11 SL
1856 Rasborichthys helfrichii Asia 9.4 SL
1932 Tanichthys albonubes White cloud mountain minnow Asia 4 TL
2001 Tanichthys micagemmae Asia 2.3 SL
2001 Tanichthys thacbaensis Asia
1985 Xenocyprioides carinatus Asia 4 TL
1982 Xenocyprioides parvulus Asia 2.5 SL
1871 Zacco acutipinnis Asia 7.8 SL
1934 Zacco chengtui Asia 12 TL
1846 Zacco platypus Freshwater minnow Asia 20 TL
1907 Zacco taliensis Asia 30 NG



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