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

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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

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Chrosomus cumberlandensis
[Blackside dace]

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

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Chrosomus eos
[Northern redbelly dace]

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

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Chrosomus erythrogaster
[Southern redbelly dace]

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

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Chrosomus oreas
[Mountain redbelly dace]
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North America
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL

 
Chrosomus tennesseensis
[Tennessee dace]
5 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Chrosomus
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
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
1868 Chrosomus oreas Mountain redbelly dace North America 7.2 TL
1988 Chrosomus tennesseensis Tennessee dace North America 7.2 TL



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