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

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12 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Esomus ahli
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Esomus altus
[]

Photo by Johnson, J.A.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Esomus barbatus (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Johnson, J.A.
 
Esomus barbatus
[South Indian flying barb]

Photo by Fang, F.

Asia

Esomus caudiocellatus Ahl, 1923

Photo by Fang, F.
 
Esomus caudiocellatus
[]

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.

Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Esomus danricus (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Esomus danricus
[Flying barb]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Esomus lineatus Ahl, 1923

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Esomus lineatus
[Striped flying barb]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Esomus longimanus (Lunel, 1881)

Photo by FAO
 
Esomus longimanus
[Mekong flying barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Esomus malabaricus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Esomus malayensis
[Malayan flying barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL

 
Esomus manipurensis
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Esomus metallicus Ahl, 1923

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Esomus metallicus
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Esomus thermoicos (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Esomus thermoicos
[]
12 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Esomus
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1928 Esomus ahli Asia 6 TL
1860 Esomus altus Asia 12.5 TL
1849 Esomus barbatus South Indian flying barb Asia 12 TL
1923 Esomus caudiocellatus Asia
1822 Esomus danricus Flying barb Asia 13 TL
1923 Esomus lineatus Striped flying barb Asia 6 TL
1881 Esomus longimanus Mekong flying barb Asia 8 SL
1867 Esomus malabaricus Asia 12.5 TL
1923 Esomus malayensis Malayan flying barb Asia 8 TL
1990 Esomus manipurensis Asia 5.8 TL
1923 Esomus metallicus Asia 7.5 SL
1842 Esomus thermoicos Asia 12.7 TL



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