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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Boraras

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Koerner, H.-J.

Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Boraras brigittae (Vogt, 1978)

Photo by Koerner, H.-J.
 
Boraras brigittae
[]

Photo by Cygnel, S.

Asia
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Boraras maculatus (Duncker, 1904)

Photo by Cygnel, S.
 
Boraras maculatus
[Dwarf rasbora]

Photo by Choy, H.W.

Asia
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Boraras merah (Kottelat, 1991)

Photo by Choy, H.W.
 
Boraras merah
[]

Photo by Nonn Panitwong

Asia
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Boraras micros Kottelat & Vidthayanon, 1993

Photo by Nonn Panitwong
 
Boraras micros
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Boraras naevus Conway & Kottelat, 2011

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Boraras naevus
[]

Photo by Åhlander, O.

Asia.
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Boraras urophthalmoides (Kottelat, 1991)

Photo by Åhlander, O.
 
Boraras urophthalmoides
[Least rasbora]
6 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Boraras
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1978 Boraras brigittae Asia 3.5 TL
1904 Boraras maculatus Dwarf rasbora Asia 2.5 SL
1991 Boraras merah Asia 2 SL
1993 Boraras micros Asia 1.3 SL
2011 Boraras naevus Asia 1.3 SL
1991 Boraras urophthalmoides Least rasbora Asia. 4 TL



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