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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Rutilus

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Max. Length 45 cm SL

 
Rutilus caspicus
[Caspian roach]



Eurasia
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Rutilus frisii (Nordmann, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Afzali, A.
 
Rutilus frisii
[Kutum]
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Max. Length 43 cm SL

 
Rutilus heckelii
[]



Europe and Asia

Rutilus kutum (Kamensky, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Rutilus kutum
[]



Europe
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Rutilus meidingeri (Heckel, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Rutilus meidingeri
[]



Europe
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Rutilus pigus (Lacepède, 1803)

Photo by Photo by Hantke, H.
 
Rutilus pigus
[]



Europe
Max. Length 50.2 cm TL
Rutilus rutilus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Harka, A.
 
Rutilus rutilus
[Roach]
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Max. Length 15.6 cm SL

 
Rutilus stoumboudae
[]



Europe
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Rutilus virgo (Heckel, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Harka, A.
 
Rutilus virgo
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rutilus caspicus Caspian roach Eurasia 45 SL 1870
Rutilus frisii Kutum Eurasia 70 TL 1840
Rutilus heckelii Europe and Asia 43 SL 1840
Rutilus kutum Europe and Asia 1901
Rutilus meidingeri Europe 70 TL 1851
Rutilus pigus Europe 45 SL 1803
Rutilus rutilus Roach Europe 50.2 TL 1758
Rutilus stoumboudae Europe 15.6 SL 2014
Rutilus virgo Europe 40 SL 1852



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