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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Barbinae
Genus: Puntius

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62 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL

 
Puntius ambassis
[]

Photo by Sreekantha

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Puntius amphibius (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Sreekantha
 
Puntius amphibius
[Scarlet-banded barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL

 
Puntius aphya
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Puntius arenatus (Day, 1878)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Puntius arenatus
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Puntius aurotaeniatus (Tirant, 1885)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Puntius aurotaeniatus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius banksi
[]

Photo by Matillano, J.D.

Asia
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL
Puntius bantolanensis (Day, 1914)

Photo by Matillano, J.D.
 
Puntius bantolanensis
[]

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Puntius bimaculatus (Bleeker, 1863)

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Puntius bimaculatus
[Redside barb]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius bramoides
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Puntius brevis (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Puntius brevis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius bunau
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Puntius burmanicus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm

 
Puntius cauveriensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 66 cm TL

 
Puntius chelynoides
[Dark mahseer]

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Puntius chola (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Puntius chola
[Swamp barb]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius crescentus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Puntius deccanensis
[Deccan barb]

Photo by Raghavan, P.R.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Puntius dorsalis (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Raghavan, P.R.
 
Puntius dorsalis
[Long snouted barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm TL

 
Puntius dorsimaculatus
[Blackline barb]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius dunckeri
[Bigspot barb]

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Puntius everetti (Boulenger, 1894)

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.
 
Puntius everetti
[Clown barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm TL

 
Puntius fraseri
[Dharna barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Puntius kamalika
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Puntius kelumi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius khohi
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia

Puntius kuchingensis Herre, 1940

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Puntius kuchingensis
[]

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Asia
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Puntius lateristriga (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.
 
Puntius lateristriga
[Spanner barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Puntius layardi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Puntius madhusoodani
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Puntius mahecola (Valenciennes, 1844)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Puntius mahecola
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL
Puntius masyai Smith, 1945

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Puntius masyai
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Puntius melanostigma
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Puntius microps
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Puntius morehensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Puntius mudumalaiensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius muzaffarpurensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius nangalensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 19.6 cm TL

 
Puntius ophicephalus
[Channa barb]

Photo by Vincent, M.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Puntius parrah Day, 1865

Photo by Vincent, M.
 
Puntius parrah
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Puntius paucimaculatus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Puntius pugio
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Puntius punjabensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Puntius puntio (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Puntius puntio
[Puntio barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Puntius rhombeus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Puntius sachsii (Ahl, 1923)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Puntius sachsii
[Goldfinned barb]

Photo by Åhlander, O.

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Puntius sahyadriensis Silas, 1953

Photo by Åhlander, O.
 
Puntius sahyadriensis
[Khavli barb]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius schanicus
[]

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Asia
Max. Length 13.7 cm TL
Puntius sealei (Herre, 1933)

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Puntius sealei
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Puntius semifasciolatus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Puntius semifasciolatus
[Chinese barb]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius snyderi
[]

Photo by Khan, M.M.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm NG
Puntius sophore (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Puntius sophore
[Pool barb]
No picture found
Asia.

 
Puntius sophoroides
[]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Asia

Puntius spilopterus (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Puntius spilopterus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius takhoaensis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Puntius terio (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Puntius terio
[Onespot barb]
No picture found
Asia.
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Puntius tetraspilus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Puntius thermalis
[]

Photo by Williams, S.

Asia
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Puntius thomassi (Day, 1874)

Photo by Williams, S.
 
Puntius thomassi
[Red Canarese barb]

Photo by Antonutti, M.

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Puntius titteya Deraniyagala, 1929

Photo by Antonutti, M.
 
Puntius titteya
[Cherry barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Puntius viridis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Puntius vittatus Day, 1865

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Puntius vittatus
[Greenstripe barb]
No picture found
Asia

 
Puntius waageni
[]
62 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Puntius
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1869 Puntius ambassis Asia 7.5 TL
1842 Puntius amphibius Scarlet-banded barb Asia 20 TL
1868 Puntius aphya Asia 6.1 TL
1878 Puntius arenatus Asia 10 SL
1885 Puntius aurotaeniatus Asia 6 SL
1940 Puntius banksi Asia
1914 Puntius bantolanensis Asia 12.4 SL
1863 Puntius bimaculatus Redside barb Asia 7 TL
1842 Puntius bramoides Asia
1849 Puntius brevis Asia 12 SL
2005 Puntius bunau Asia
1878 Puntius burmanicus Asia 10 TL
1937 Puntius cauveriensis Asia 7.4
1839 Puntius chelynoides Dark mahseer Asia 66 TL
1822 Puntius chola Swamp barb Asia 15 TL
1994 Puntius crescentus Asia
1976 Puntius deccanensis Deccan barb Asia 3.7 SL
1849 Puntius dorsalis Long snouted barb Asia 25 TL
1923 Puntius dorsimaculatus Blackline barb Asia 3.1 TL
1929 Puntius dunckeri Bigspot barb Asia
1894 Puntius everetti Clown barb Asia 15 TL
1938 Puntius fraseri Dharna barb Asia 4.6 TL
2008 Puntius kamalika Asia 7.3 SL
2008 Puntius kelumi Asia 8.3 SL
2004 Puntius khohi Asia
1940 Puntius kuchingensis Asia
1842 Puntius lateristriga Spanner barb Asia 18 TL
1868 Puntius layardi Asia 11.3 SL
2012 Puntius madhusoodani Asia 9.1 SL
1844 Puntius mahecola Asia 8.9 SL
1945 Puntius masyai Asia 2.5 TL
1878 Puntius melanostigma Asia 10 TL
1868 Puntius microps Asia 12.5 TL
1998 Puntius morehensis Asia 12 SL
1992 Puntius mudumalaiensis Asia 2.3 SL
1977 Puntius muzaffarpurensis Asia
1990 Puntius nangalensis Asia
1941 Puntius ophicephalus Channa barb Asia 19.6 TL
1865 Puntius parrah Asia 15 TL
1982 Puntius paucimaculatus Asia 5.7 SL
2008 Puntius pugio Asia 3.9 SL
1871 Puntius punjabensis Asia 5 TL
1822 Puntius puntio Puntio barb Asia 7.5 TL
2000 Puntius rhombeus Asia 6.5 SL
1923 Puntius sachsii Goldfinned barb Asia 8 TL
1953 Puntius sahyadriensis Khavli barb Asia 7 TL
1893 Puntius schanicus Asia
1933 Puntius sealei Asia 13.7 TL
1868 Puntius semifasciolatus Chinese barb Asia 7 TL
1919 Puntius snyderi Asia
1822 Puntius sophore Pool barb Asia 20 NG
1868 Puntius sophoroides Asia.
1934 Puntius spilopterus Asia
1969 Puntius takhoaensis Asia
1822 Puntius terio Onespot barb Asia 10 TL
1868 Puntius tetraspilus Asia. 3.6 SL
1844 Puntius thermalis Asia 7.6 SL
1874 Puntius thomassi Red Canarese barb Asia 100 TL
1929 Puntius titteya Cherry barb Asia 5 TL
2014 Puntius viridis Asia 8.1 SL
1865 Puntius vittatus Greenstripe barb Asia 5 TL
1872 Puntius waageni Asia



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