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

(See list of species below)



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12 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Opsaridium boweni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Opsaridium engrauloides
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Opsaridium leleupi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Opsaridium loveridgii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Opsaridium maculicauda
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Opsaridium microcephalum (Günther, 1864)

Photo by FAO
 
Opsaridium microcephalum
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Opsaridium microlepis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by FAO
 
Opsaridium microlepis
[Lake salmon]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Opsaridium peringueyi
[Southern barred minnow]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Opsaridium splendens Taverne & De Vos, 1997

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Opsaridium splendens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Opsaridium tweddleorum
[dwarf sanjika]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Opsaridium ubangiense
[]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Opsaridium zambezense (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Opsaridium zambezense
[Barred minnow]
12 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Opsaridium
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1930 Opsaridium boweni Africa 12.1 SL
1923 Opsaridium engrauloides Africa 6.7 SL
1965 Opsaridium leleupi Africa 11.5 SL
1922 Opsaridium loveridgii Africa 10 SL
1926 Opsaridium maculicauda Africa 3.4 SL
1864 Opsaridium microcephalum Africa 34 TL
1864 Opsaridium microlepis Lake salmon Africa 47 TL
1913 Opsaridium peringueyi Southern barred minnow Africa 8.3 SL
1997 Opsaridium splendens Africa 15.2 SL
1996 Opsaridium tweddleorum dwarf sanjika Africa 10.9 SL
1901 Opsaridium ubangiense Africa 12 TL
1852 Opsaridium zambezense Barred minnow Africa 15 SL



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