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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Xenocyprinae


(See list of species below)



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13 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 20.0 cm SL

 
Distoechodon macrophthalmus
[Red-wing fish]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Distoechodon tumirostris Peters, 1881

Photo by CAFS
 
Distoechodon tumirostris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 54.5 cm SL

 
Hypophthalmichthys harmandi
[]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Asia
Max. Length 105 cm TL
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Valenciennes, 1844)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
[Silver carp]

Photo by Khoo, W.L.

Asia
Max. Length 146 cm SL
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Khoo, W.L.
 
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
[Bighead carp]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Plagiognathops microlepis (Bleeker, 1871)

Photo by CAFS
 
Plagiognathops microlepis
[Smallscale yellowfin]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Pseudobrama simoni (Bleeker, 1864)

Photo by CAFS
 
Pseudobrama simoni
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 35.7 cm SL
Xenocypris davidi Bleeker, 1871

Photo by CAFS
 
Xenocypris davidi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Xenocypris fangi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 25.6 cm TL

 
Xenocypris hupeinensis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Xenocypris macrolepis Bleeker, 1871

Photo by CAFS
 
Xenocypris macrolepis
[Yellowfin]
No picture found
Asia

 
Xenocypris medius
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Xenocypris yunnanensis Nichols, 1925

Photo by CAFS
 
Xenocypris yunnanensis
[]
13 Species of Family Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2009 Distoechodon macrophthalmus Red-wing fish Asia 20.0 SL
1881 Distoechodon tumirostris Asia 11 TL
1884 Hypophthalmichthys harmandi Asia 54.5 SL
1844 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Silver carp Asia 105 TL
1845 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Bighead carp Asia 146 SL
1871 Plagiognathops microlepis Smallscale yellowfin Asia 70 TL
1864 Pseudobrama simoni Asia 20 TL
1871 Xenocypris davidi Asia 35.7 SL
1930 Xenocypris fangi Asia 20 TL
1964 Xenocypris hupeinensis Asia 25.6 TL
1871 Xenocypris macrolepis Yellowfin Asia 30 TL
1920 Xenocypris medius Asia
1925 Xenocypris yunnanensis Asia 23 TL



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