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Class: Teleostei
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Xenocyprididae East Asian minnows

Genus: Hemiculter

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8 species
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Max. Length 17 cm SL
Hemiculter bleekeri Warpachowski, 1888

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Hemiculter bleekeri
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Hemiculter elongatus
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Hemiculter krempfi

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Max. Length 28.1 cm TL
Hemiculter leucisculus (Basilewsky, 1855)

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Hemiculter leucisculus
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Max. Length 25 cm SL

Hemiculter lucidus
[Ussuri sharpbelly]
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Hemiculter songhongensis

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Max. Length 25.1 cm SL
Hemiculter tchangi Fang, 1942

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Hemiculter tchangi
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Hemiculter varpachovskii
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hemiculter bleekeri Asia. 17 SL 1888
Hemiculter elongatus Asia 2001
Hemiculter krempfi Asia 1938
Hemiculter leucisculus Sharpbelly Asia 28.1 TL 1855
Hemiculter lucidus Ussuri sharpbelly Asia 25 SL 1872
Hemiculter songhongensis Asia 2001
Hemiculter tchangi Asia 25.1 SL 1942
Hemiculter varpachovskii Asia 1903

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