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

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Asia
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Systomus asoka (Kottelat & Pethiyagoda, 1989)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Systomus asoka
[Asoka barb]



Asia
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Systomus chryseus Plamoottil, 2014

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Systomus chryseus
[Golden Systomus]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Systomus chrysopoma
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Systomus clavatus
[Stedman barb]
No picture found


 
Systomus compressiformis
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Asia
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Systomus endecanalis (Roberts, 1989)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Systomus endecanalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.3 cm SL

 
Systomus immaculatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Systomus jacobusboehlkei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Systomus jayarami
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Systomus laticeps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Systomus martenstyni
[Martenstyn's barb]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Systomus orphoides
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Asia
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Systomus pleurotaenia (Bleeker, 1863)

Photo by Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Systomus pleurotaenia
[Black lined barb]



Asia
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Systomus rubripinnis (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Warren, T.
 
Systomus rubripinnis
[Javaen barb]



Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Systomus rufus Plamoottil, 2014

Photo by Photo by Plamoottil, M.
 
Systomus rufus
[Red finned kuruva]



Asia
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Systomus sarana (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Raghavan, P.R.
 
Systomus sarana
[Olive barb]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.8 cm SL

 
Systomus spilurus
[]
No picture found


 
Systomus subnasutus
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Systomus timbiri
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19 species

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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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