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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Carasobarbus apoensis Asia 28.8 SL 1977
Carasobarbus canis Eurasia 66 TL 1842
Carasobarbus chantrei Antakya barbell Asia 56.1 NG 1882
Carasobarbus exulatus Asia 28.8 SL 1977
Carasobarbus fritschii Africa 18 SL 1874
Carasobarbus harterti Africa 25 SL 1901
Carasobarbus kosswigi Kosswig’s barb Asia 15 SL 1960
Carasobarbus luteus Yellow barbell Asia 35 TL 1843
Carasobarbus moulouyensis Africa 11 SL 1924
Carasobarbus sublimus Asia 11.5 SL 1997



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