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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Cyprininae
Genus: Cyprinus

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Asia
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Cyprinus acutidorsalis Wang, 1979

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Cyprinus acutidorsalis
[]
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Max. Length 35 cm OT

 
Cyprinus barbatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Lovshin, L.
 
Cyprinus carpio
[Common carp]



Asia
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Cyprinus chilia Wu, Yang & Huang, 1963

Photo by Photo by Tang, J.-F.
 
Cyprinus chilia
[]
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Cyprinus dai
[]
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Max. Length 24.5 cm SL

 
Cyprinus daliensis
[]
No picture found


 
Cyprinus exophthalmus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.2 cm SL

 
Cyprinus fuxianensis
[]
No picture found


 
Cyprinus hieni
[]



Asia

Cyprinus hyperdorsalis Nguyen, 1991

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Cyprinus hyperdorsalis
[]
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Max. Length 30 cm NG

 
Cyprinus ilishaestomus
[]



Asia

Cyprinus intha Annandale, 1918

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Cyprinus intha
[]



Asia
Max. Length 35 cm OT
Cyprinus longipectoralis Chen & Huang, 1977

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Cyprinus longipectoralis
[]
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Max. Length 17.7 cm SL

 
Cyprinus longzhouensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Cyprinus megalophthalmus Wu et al., 1963

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Cyprinus megalophthalmus
[]
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Cyprinus melanes
[]



Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Cyprinus micristius Regan, 1906

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Cyprinus micristius
[]



Asia
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Cyprinus multitaeniatus Pellegrin & Chevey, 1936

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Cyprinus multitaeniatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Cyprinus pellegrini Tchang, 1933

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Cyprinus pellegrini
[Barbless carp]
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Cyprinus qionghaiensis
[]
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Cyprinus quidatensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Cyprinus rubrofuscus Lacepède, 1803

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Cyprinus rubrofuscus
[]
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Max. Length 13 cm NG

 
Cyprinus yilongensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 19.9 cm SL
Cyprinus yunnanensis Tchang, 1933

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Cyprinus yunnanensis
[]



24 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cyprinus acutidorsalis Asia 27 SL 1979
Cyprinus barbatus Asia 35 OT 1977
Cyprinus carpio Common carp Asia 120 TL 1758
Cyprinus chilia Asia 4.8 SL 1963
Cyprinus dai Asia 1969
Cyprinus daliensis Asia 24.5 SL 1977
Cyprinus exophthalmus Asia 1978
Cyprinus fuxianensis Asia 22.2 SL 1977
Cyprinus hieni Asia 2003
Cyprinus hyperdorsalis Asia 1991
Cyprinus ilishaestomus Asia 30 NG 1977
Cyprinus intha Asia 1918
Cyprinus longipectoralis Asia 35 OT 1977
Cyprinus longzhouensis Asia 17.7 SL 1977
Cyprinus megalophthalmus Asia 24.2 SL 1963
Cyprinus melanes Asia 1978
Cyprinus micristius Asia 20 TL 1906
Cyprinus multitaeniatus Asia 42 TL 1936
Cyprinus pellegrini Barbless carp Asia 30 TL 1933
Cyprinus qionghaiensis Asia 1981
Cyprinus quidatensis Asia 1999
Cyprinus rubrofuscus Asia 28 SL 1803
Cyprinus yilongensis Asia 13 NG 1977
Cyprinus yunnanensis Asia 19.9 SL 1933



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