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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: No subfamily
Genus: Epalzeorhynchos

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Epalzeorhynchos bicolor Redtail sharkminnow Asia 12 TL 1931
Epalzeorhynchos frenatus Rainbow sharkminnow Asia 15 TL 1934
Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus Flying fox Asia 16 TL 1850
Epalzeorhynchos munense Asia 9.3 SL 1934



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