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Family: Acheilognathidae Bitterlings



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Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Acanthorhodeus chankaensis (Dybowski, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acanthorhodeus chankaensis
[Khanka spiny bitterling]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Acheilognathus asmussii
[Russian bitterling]



Asia
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Acheilognathus barbatulus Günther, 1873

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Acheilognathus barbatulus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Acheilognathus barbatus
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus binidentatus
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus brevicaudatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus changtingensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Acheilognathus coreanus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acheilognathus cyanostigma Jordan & Fowler, 1903

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Acheilognathus cyanostigma
[Striped bitterling]



Asia
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Acheilognathus deignani (Smith, 1945)

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Acheilognathus deignani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus elongatoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 19.8 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus elongatus
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus fasciodorsalis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Acheilognathus gracilis Nichols, 1926

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Acheilognathus gracilis
[]



Asia

Acheilognathus hondae (Jordan & Metz, 1913)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acheilognathus hondae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.5 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus hypselonotus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Acheilognathus imberbis Günther, 1868

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Acheilognathus imberbis
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus imfasciodorsalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Acheilognathus intermedia
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus kyphus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus longibarbatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Acheilognathus longipinnis
[Deepbody bitterling]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus macromandibularis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 27.5 cm SL
Acheilognathus macropterus (Bleeker, 1871)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Acheilognathus macropterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus majusculus
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus melanogaster
[]



Asia
Max. Length 11.9 cm TL
Acheilognathus meridianus (Wu, 1939)

Photo by Photo by Choy, H.W.
 
Acheilognathus meridianus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus microphysa
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus nguyenvanhaoi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus omeiensis
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus peihoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus polylepis
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus polyspinus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Acheilognathus rhombeus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acheilognathus rhombeus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Acheilognathus striatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL
Acheilognathus tabira Jordan & Thompson, 1914

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Acheilognathus tabira
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.1 cm FL

 
Acheilognathus taenianalis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Acheilognathus tonkinensis (Vaillant, 1892)

Photo by Photo by Gordon, A.
 
Acheilognathus tonkinensis
[]
No picture found


 
Acheilognathus typus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Acheilognathus yamatsutae Mori, 1928

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Acheilognathus yamatsutae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Paratanakia chii
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Paratanakia himantegus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Paratanakia himantegus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Pseudorhodeus tanago (Tanaka, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Suguro, N.
 
Pseudorhodeus tanago
[Tokyo bitterling]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Rhodeus albomarginatus
[]



Europe
Max. Length 11.2 cm TL
Rhodeus amarus (Bloch, 1782)

Photo by Photo by Zienert, S.
 
Rhodeus amarus
[European bitterling]
No picture found


 
Rhodeus amurensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Rhodeus atremius
[Kyushu bitterling]



Western Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Rhodeus colchicus Bogutskaya & Komlev, 2001

Photo by Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Komlev, A.M.
 
Rhodeus colchicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Rhodeus fangi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Rhodeus haradai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Rhodeus laoensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Rhodeus lighti (Wu, 1931)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Rhodeus lighti
[Light's bitterling]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Rhodeus meridionalis
[]
No picture found


 
Rhodeus monguonensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm TL

 
Rhodeus notatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Rhodeus ocellatus (Kner, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Liao, T.-Y.
 
Rhodeus ocellatus
[Rosy bitterling]



Asia
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Rhodeus pseudosericeus Arai, Jeon & Ueda, 2001

Photo by Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Rhodeus pseudosericeus
[]
No picture found


 
Rhodeus rheinardti
[]
No picture found


 
Rhodeus sciosemus
[]



Asia. Amur basin and Sak
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Rhodeus sericeus (Pallas, 1776)

Photo by Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Rhodeus sericeus
[Bitterling]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Rhodeus shitaiensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Rhodeus sinensis Günther, 1868

Photo by Photo by Huang, H.-C. (???)
 
Rhodeus sinensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Rhodeus smithii (Regan, 1908)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Rhodeus smithii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Rhodeus spinalis
[]



Asia

Rhodeus suigensis (Mori, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Rhodeus suigensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm TL
Rhodeus uyekii (Mori, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Rhodeus uyekii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Sinorhodeus microlepis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL
Tanakia koreensis (Kim & Kim, 1990)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Tanakia koreensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Tanakia lanceolata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Tanakia lanceolata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Tanakia latimarginata Kim, Jeon & Suk, 2014

Photo by Photo by Hyung-Bae Jeon
 
Tanakia latimarginata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Tanakia limbata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Senou, H.
 
Tanakia limbata
[Oily bitterling]
No picture found


 
Tanakia shimazui
[]



Asia

Tanakia signifer (Berg, 1907)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Tanakia signifer
[Korean bittering]



Asia

Tanakia somjinensis (Kim & Kim, 1991)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Tanakia somjinensis
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthorhodeus chankaensis Khanka spiny bitterling Asia 12 TL 1872
Acheilognathus asmussii Russian bitterling Asia 16 TL 1872
Acheilognathus barbatulus Asia 8.4 SL 1873
Acheilognathus barbatus Asia 9 TL 1926
Acheilognathus binidentatus Asia 2001
Acheilognathus brevicaudatus Asia 1987
Acheilognathus changtingensis Asia 6.4 SL 2011
Acheilognathus coreanus Asia 10 TL 1892
Acheilognathus cyanostigma Striped bitterling Asia 6 TL 1903
Acheilognathus deignani Asia 5.2 SL 1945
Acheilognathus elongatoides Asia 9.8 SL 2001
Acheilognathus elongatus Asia 19.8 SL 1908
Acheilognathus fasciodorsalis Asia 2001
Acheilognathus gracilis Asia 5.6 SL 1926
Acheilognathus hondae Asia 1913
Acheilognathus hypselonotus Asia 16.5 SL 1871
Acheilognathus imberbis Asia 8 TL 1868
Acheilognathus imfasciodorsalis Asia 2001
Acheilognathus intermedia Asia. North Korea and Ja 13 TL 1846
Acheilognathus kyphus Asia. 1978
Acheilognathus longibarbatus Asia 9.2 SL 1978
Acheilognathus longipinnis Deepbody bitterling Asia 8 TL 1905
Acheilognathus macromandibularis Asia 5.2 SL 1999
Acheilognathus macropterus Asia 27.5 SL 1871
Acheilognathus majusculus Asia 10.0 SL 1998
Acheilognathus melanogaster Asia 1860
Acheilognathus meridianus Asia 11.9 TL 1939
Acheilognathus microphysa Asia 6.8 SL 1990
Acheilognathus nguyenvanhaoi Asia 2013
Acheilognathus omeiensis Asia 7.2 SL 1934
Acheilognathus peihoensis Asia. 1910
Acheilognathus polylepis Asia 9.5 SL 1964
Acheilognathus polyspinus Asia 1972
Acheilognathus rhombeus Asia 13.5 TL 1846
Acheilognathus striatus Asia 5.4 SL 2010
Acheilognathus tabira Asia 7.9 SL 1914
Acheilognathus taenianalis Asia 11.1 FL 1873
Acheilognathus tonkinensis Asia 9.2 SL 1892
Acheilognathus typus Asia 1863
Acheilognathus yamatsutae Asia 16 TL 1928
Paratanakia chii Asia 5.6 SL 1934
Paratanakia himantegus Asia 8 TL 1868
Pseudorhodeus tanago Tokyo bitterling Asia 5 TL 1909
Rhodeus albomarginatus Asia 5.8 SL 2014
Rhodeus amarus European bitterling Europe 11.2 TL 1782
Rhodeus amurensis Asia 1967
Rhodeus atremius Kyushu bitterling Asia 6 TL 1914
Rhodeus colchicus Western Asia 6.8 SL 2001
Rhodeus fangi Asia 5.8 SL 1934
Rhodeus haradai Asia 5.6 SL 1990
Rhodeus laoensis Asia 4.7 SL 1998
Rhodeus lighti Light's bitterling Asia 7.2 TL 1931
Rhodeus meridionalis Europe 9.5 SL 1924
Rhodeus monguonensis Asia 1989
Rhodeus notatus Asia 4.9 TL 1929
Rhodeus ocellatus Rosy bitterling Asia 9.2 SL 1866
Rhodeus pseudosericeus Asia 6.1 SL 2001
Rhodeus rheinardti Asia 1883
Rhodeus sciosemus Asia 1914
Rhodeus sericeus Bitterling Asia. Amur basin and Sak 11 TL 1776
Rhodeus shitaiensis Asia 6.2 SL 2011
Rhodeus sinensis Asia 5.9 SL 1868
Rhodeus smithii Asia 6.5 TL 1908
Rhodeus spinalis Asia 10 TL 1926
Rhodeus suigensis Asia 1935
Rhodeus uyekii Asia 6.2 TL 1935
Sinorhodeus microlepis Asia 5.8 SL 2017
Tanakia koreensis Asia 8.9 TL 1990
Tanakia lanceolata Asia 12.6 TL 1846
Tanakia latimarginata Asia 7.5 SL 2014
Tanakia limbata Oily bitterling Asia 6 TL 1846
Tanakia shimazui Asia 1908
Tanakia signifer Korean bittering Asia 1907
Tanakia somjinensis Asia 1991



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