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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Systomus asoka Asoka barb Asia 17 TL 1989
Systomus chryseus Golden Systomus Asia 15.2 SL 2014
Systomus chrysopoma Asia 15 SL 1842
Systomus clavatus Stedman barb Asia 24 TL 1845
Systomus compressiformis Asia 1913
Systomus endecanalis Asia 4.8 SL 1989
Systomus immaculatus Asia 19.3 SL 1839
Systomus jacobusboehlkei Asia 12 SL 1958
Systomus jayarami Asia 9.3 SL 1986
Systomus laticeps Asia 13 SL 2016
Systomus martenstyni Martenstyn's barb Asia 25 TL 1991
Systomus orphoides Asia. 7.9 SL 1842
Systomus pleurotaenia Black lined barb Asia 16 TL 1863
Systomus rubripinnis Javaen barb Asia 25 SL 1842
Systomus rufus Red finned kuruva Asia 10.6 SL 2014
Systomus sarana Olive barb Asia 42 TL 1822
Systomus spilurus Asia. 2.8 SL 1868
Systomus subnasutus Asia 1842
Systomus timbiri Asia. 1963



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