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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Cultrinae
Genus: Megalobrama

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5 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Megalobrama amblycephala Yih, 1955

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Megalobrama amblycephala
[Wuchang bream]

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Asia
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Megalobrama elongata Huang & Zhang, 1986

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Megalobrama elongata
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Asia
Max. Length 37.7 cm

 
Megalobrama mantschuricus
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Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Megalobrama pellegrini
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Asia
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Megalobrama terminalis (Richardson, 1846)

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Megalobrama terminalis
[Black Amur bream]
5 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Megalobrama
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1955 Megalobrama amblycephala Wuchang bream Asia 200 TL
1986 Megalobrama elongata Asia 32 SL
1855 Megalobrama mantschuricus Asia 37.7
1930 Megalobrama pellegrini Asia 25 TL
1846 Megalobrama terminalis Black Amur bream Asia 60 TL



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