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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Torinae
Genus: Tor

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Max. Length 33.2 cm SL

 
Tor ater
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Tor barakae
[Barak mahseer]
No picture found

Max. Length 41.1 cm SL

 
Tor dongnaiensis
[Dongnai mahseer]



Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Tor douronensis (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Tor douronensis
[Semah mahseer]



Asia
Max. Length 83 cm FL
Tor khudree (Sykes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Lockett, S.
 
Tor khudree
[Deccan mahseer]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.8 cm SL

 
Tor kulkarnii
[Dwarf mahseer]



Asia
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Tor laterivittatus Zhou & Cui, 1996

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Tor laterivittatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Tor malabaricus (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Raghavan, P.R.
 
Tor malabaricus
[Malabar mahseer]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Tor polylepis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 275 cm TL
Tor putitora (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Hussain, S.
 
Tor putitora
[Putitor mahseer]



Asia
Max. Length 175 cm FL
Tor remadevii Madhusoodana Kurup & Radhakrishnan, 2011

Photo by Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Tor remadevii
[Hump-backed mahseer]



Asia
Max. Length 46.5 cm SL
Tor sinensis Wu, 1977

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Tor sinensis
[Red mahseer]



Asia
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Tor tambra (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Tor tambra
[]



Asia
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Tor tambroides (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Tor tambroides
[Thai mahseer]



Asia
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Tor tor (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Biswas, B.K.
 
Tor tor
[Tor barb]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Tor yingjiangensis
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16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Tor ater Asia 33.2 SL 1999
Tor barakae Barak mahseer Asia 13.6 SL 2003
Tor dongnaiensis Dongnai mahseer Asia 41.1 SL 2015
Tor douronensis Semah mahseer Asia 35 TL 1842
Tor khudree Deccan mahseer Asia 83 FL 1839
Tor kulkarnii Dwarf mahseer Asia 20.8 SL 1992
Tor laterivittatus Asia 60 SL 1996
Tor malabaricus Malabar mahseer Asia 40 TL 1849
Tor polylepis Asia 5.3 SL 1996
Tor putitora Putitor mahseer Asia 275 TL 1822
Tor remadevii Hump-backed mahseer Asia 175 FL 2011
Tor sinensis Red mahseer Asia 46.5 SL 1977
Tor tambra Asia 100 TL 1842
Tor tambroides Thai mahseer Asia 100 SL 1854
Tor tor Tor barb Asia 200 TL 1822
Tor yingjiangensis Asia 18.1 SL 2004



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