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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Danionidae
Subfamily: Rasborinae
Genus: Boraras

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Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm TL
Boraras brigittae (Vogt, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Koerner, H.-J.
 
Boraras brigittae
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Asia
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Boraras maculatus (Duncker, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Cygnel, S.
 
Boraras maculatus
[Dwarf rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 2 cm SL
Boraras merah (Kottelat, 1991)

Photo by Photo by Choy, H.W.
 
Boraras merah
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Asia
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Boraras micros Kottelat & Vidthayanon, 1993

Photo by Photo by Nonn Panitwong
 
Boraras micros
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Asia
Max. Length 1.3 cm SL
Boraras naevus Conway & Kottelat, 2011

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Boraras naevus
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Asia.
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Boraras urophthalmoides (Kottelat, 1991)

Photo by Photo by Åhlander, O.
 
Boraras urophthalmoides
[Least rasbora]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Boraras brigittae Asia 3.5 TL 1978
Boraras maculatus Dwarf rasbora Asia 2.5 SL 1904
Boraras merah Asia 2 SL 1991
Boraras micros Asia 1.3 SL 1993
Boraras naevus Asia 1.3 SL 2011
Boraras urophthalmoides Least rasbora Asia. 4 TL 1991



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