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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Genus: Pseudobarbus

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11 species
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Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus afer
[Eastern Cape redfin]



Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudobarbus asper (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by Photo by van Zyl, P.E.
 
Pseudobarbus asper
[Smallscale redfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus burchelli
[Burchell's redfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus burgi
[Berg redfin]
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Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus phlegethon
[Fiery redfin]



Africa
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Pseudobarbus quathlambae (Barnard, 1938)

Photo by Photo by Cambray, J.A.
 
Pseudobarbus quathlambae
[Maluti minnow]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus senticeps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus skeltoni
[Giant redfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus swartzi
[Gamtoos redfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus tenuis
[Slender redfin]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus verloreni
[Verlorenvlei redfin]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudobarbus afer Eastern Cape redfin Africa 8.9 SL 1864
Pseudobarbus asper Smallscale redfin Africa 12 TL 1911
Pseudobarbus burchelli Burchell's redfin Africa 13.5 SL 1841
Pseudobarbus burgi Berg redfin Africa 12 SL 1911
Pseudobarbus phlegethon Fiery redfin Africa 7.1 SL 1938
Pseudobarbus quathlambae Maluti minnow Africa 13 SL 1938
Pseudobarbus senticeps Africa 7.9 SL 1936
Pseudobarbus skeltoni Giant redfin Africa 16.3 SL 2013
Pseudobarbus swartzi Gamtoos redfin Africa 8.1 SL 2017
Pseudobarbus tenuis Slender redfin Africa 8 SL 1938
Pseudobarbus verloreni Verlorenvlei redfin Africa 7.1 SL 2014



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