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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Gymnocypris chilianensis Asia 18 SL 1974
Gymnocypris chui Asia 24.5 SL 1964
Gymnocypris dobula Asia 25.2 SL 1868
Gymnocypris eckloni Asia 31.8 SL 1891
Gymnocypris firmispinatus Asia 16.2 SL 1988
Gymnocypris namensis Asia 49.1 TL 1982
Gymnocypris potanini Asia 15.9 SL 1891
Gymnocypris przewalskii Asia 48 SL 1876
Gymnocypris scleracanthus Asia 31 SL 1992
Gymnocypris waddellii Asia 41 SL 1905



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