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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Alburninae


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90 species (see list below)

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Photo by Artaev, O.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 18.5 cm TL
Alburnoides bipunctatus (Bloch, 1782)

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Alburnoides bipunctatus
[Schneider]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Alburnoides coadi Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust & Doadrio, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Alburnoides coadi
[Coad's riffle minnow]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. et al.

Europe
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Alburnoides devolli Bogutskaya, Zupan?i? & Naseka, 2010

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. et al.
 
Alburnoides devolli
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Alburnoides economoui
[]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Alburnoides eichwaldii
[Kura chub]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Alburnoides emineae
[Beyazsu chub]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. et al.

Europe
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Alburnoides fangfangae Bogutskaya, Zupan?i? & Naseka, 2010

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. et al.
 
Alburnoides fangfangae
[]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 13.8 cm TL

 
Alburnoides fasciatus
[Transcaucasian spirlin]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Alburnoides freyhofi
[]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.

Europe
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Alburnoides gmelini Bogutskaya & Coad, 2009

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.
 
Alburnoides gmelini
[]

Photo by Coad, B.W. / Bogutskaya, N.G.

Asia
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Alburnoides holciki Coad & Bogutskaya, 2012

Photo by Coad, B.W. / Bogutskaya, N.G.
 
Alburnoides holciki
[]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Alburnoides idignensis Bogutskaya & Coad, 2009

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.
 
Alburnoides idignensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Alburnoides kosswigi
[]
No picture found
Europe

 
Alburnoides kubanicus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Alburnoides kurui
[]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.

Europe
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Alburnoides maculatus (Kessler, 1859)

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.
 
Alburnoides maculatus
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL
Alburnoides manyasensis Turan, Ekmekçi, Kaya & Güçlü, 2013

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Alburnoides manyasensis
[Manyas spirlin]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.

Asia
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL
Alburnoides namaki Bogutskaya & Coad, 2009

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.
 
Alburnoides namaki
[]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Alburnoides nicolausi Bogutskaya & Coad, 2009

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.
 
Alburnoides nicolausi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 14.2 cm TL

 
Alburnoides oblongus
[Tashkent riffle bleak]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. et al.

Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Alburnoides ohridanus (Karaman, 1928)

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. et al.
 
Alburnoides ohridanus
[]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Alburnoides parhami Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust & Doadrio, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Alburnoides parhami
[Parham's riffle minnow]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.

Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Alburnoides petrubanarescui Bogutskaya & Coad, 2009

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.
 
Alburnoides petrubanarescui
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL

 
Alburnoides prespensis
[]

Photo by Keivany, Y.

Asia
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Alburnoides qanati Coad & Bogutskaya, 2009

Photo by Keivany, Y.
 
Alburnoides qanati
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Alburnoides recepi
[Recep's chub]
No picture found
Europe

 
Alburnoides rossicus
[]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Alburnoides samiii Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust & Doadrio, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Alburnoides samiii
[Samii's riffle minnow]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Alburnoides strymonicus
[]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Alburnoides tabarestanensis Mousavi-Sabet, Anvarifar & Azizi, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Alburnoides tabarestanensis
[Tabarestan riffle minnow]

Photo by Salnikov, V.B.

Former USSR
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Alburnoides taeniatus (Kessler, 1874)

Photo by Salnikov, V.B.
 
Alburnoides taeniatus
[Striped bystranka]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Alburnoides thessalicus
[]

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.

Asia
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Alburnoides varentsovi Bogutskaya & Coad, 2009

Photo by Bogutskaya, N.G. / Coad, B.W.
 
Alburnoides varentsovi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Alburnoides velioglui
[Velioglu's chub]

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Asia
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Alburnus adanensis Battalgazi, 1944

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Alburnus adanensis
[Adana bleak]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 1.5 cm SL

 
Alburnus akili
[Beysehir bleak]

Photo by Porcellotti, S.

Europe
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Alburnus albidus (Costa, 1838)

Photo by Porcellotti, S.
 
Alburnus albidus
[Italian bleak]

Photo by Lorenzoni, M.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Alburnus alburnus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Lorenzoni, M.
 
Alburnus alburnus
[Bleak]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL
Alburnus amirkabiri Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust, Khataminejad, Eagderi, Abbasi, Nasri, Jouladeh & Vasil'eva, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Alburnus amirkabiri
[Amirkabir's bleak]

Photo by Porcellotti et al.

Europe
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Alburnus arborella (Bonaparte, 1841)

Photo by Porcellotti et al.
 
Alburnus arborella
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia
Max. Length 13.9 cm TL
Alburnus atropatenae Berg, 1925

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Alburnus atropatenae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Alburnus attalus
[Bak?r shemaya]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Alburnus baliki Bogutskaya, Küçük & Ünlü, 2000

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Alburnus baliki
[Antalya bleak]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Alburnus battalgilae Özulu? & Freyhof, 2007

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Alburnus battalgilae
[Gediz shemaya]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 22 cm FL

 
Alburnus belvica
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm TL
Alburnus caeruleus Heckel, 1843

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Alburnus caeruleus
[Tigris bleak]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Alburnus carinatus
[Manyas shemaya]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Alburnus chalcoides (Güldenstädt, 1772)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Alburnus chalcoides
[Danube bleak]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Alburnus danubicus
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL
Alburnus demiri Özulu? & Freyhof, 2008

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Alburnus demiri
[Eastern Aegean bleak]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL
Alburnus derjugini Berg, 1923

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Alburnus derjugini
[Georgian shemaya]
No picture found
Asia.

 
Alburnus doriae
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL
Alburnus escherichii Steindachner, 1897

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Alburnus escherichii
[Caucasian bleak]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Former USSR
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Alburnus filippii Kessler, 1877

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Alburnus filippii
[Kura bleak]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Alburnus heckeli
[Hazar bleak]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Alburnus hohenackeri Kessler, 1877

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Alburnus hohenackeri
[North Caucasian bleak]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Alburnus istanbulensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Alburnus kotschyi
[Arsuz bleak]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 40.3 cm TL

 
Alburnus leobergi
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL

 
Alburnus macedonicus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 19.2 cm SL

 
Alburnus mandrensis
[]

Photo by Sallai, Z.

Europe
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Alburnus mento (Heckel, 1837)

Photo by Sallai, Z.
 
Alburnus mento
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Alburnus mentoides
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia
Max. Length 16.6 cm SL
Alburnus mossulensis Heckel, 1843

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Alburnus mossulensis
[Mossul bleak]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 9.8 cm SL
Alburnus nasreddini Battalgil, 1943

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Alburnus nasreddini
[Eber bleak]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Alburnus neretvae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Alburnus nicaeensis
[Iznik shemaya]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Alburnus orontis
[Orontes bleak]

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL
Alburnus qalilus Krupp, 1992

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Alburnus qalilus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Alburnus sarmaticus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 21.8 cm SL

 
Alburnus sava
[]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 21 cm SL

 
Alburnus schischkovi
[Black Sea bleak]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 17.9 cm TL

 
Alburnus scoranza
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.6 cm SL

 
Alburnus selcuklui
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.0 cm SL

 
Alburnus sellal
[Sellal bleak]

Photo by Kaya, C.

Asia
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL
Alburnus tarichi (Güldenstädt, 1814)

Photo by Kaya, C.
 
Alburnus tarichi
[Tarek]

Photo by Kommatas, Vardakas, Tachos & Koutsikos (HCMR - IIW)

Europe
Max. Length 15.5 cm TL
Alburnus thessalicus Stephanidis, 1950

Photo by Kommatas, Vardakas, Tachos & Koutsikos (HCMR - IIW)
 
Alburnus thessalicus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Alburnus timarensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL

 
Alburnus vistonicus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Alburnus volviticus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.0 cm TL

 
Alburnus zagrosensis
[]

Photo by Salnikov, V.B.

Former USSR.
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Aspiolucius esocinus (Kessler, 1874)

Photo by Salnikov, V.B.
 
Aspiolucius esocinus
[Pike asp]
No picture found
Asia

 
Metzia alba
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Metzia bounthobi
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Metzia formosae (Oshima, 1920)

Photo by CAFS
 
Metzia formosae
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Metzia hautus
[]

Photo by WWF-Canon / Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Metzia lineata (Pellegrin, 1907)

Photo by WWF-Canon / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Metzia lineata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.9 cm SL

 
Metzia longinasus
[]

Photo by Nian-Hong, J.-L.

Asia
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL
Metzia mesembrinum (Jordan & Evermann, 1902)

Photo by Nian-Hong, J.-L.
 
Metzia mesembrinum
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Metzia parva
[]
90 Species of Family Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1782 Alburnoides bipunctatus Schneider Europe and Asia 18.5 TL
2015 Alburnoides coadi Coad's riffle minnow Asia 10.8 SL
2010 Alburnoides devolli Europe 9.5 SL
2017 Alburnoides economoui Europe 8.7 SL
1863 Alburnoides eichwaldii Kura chub Europe and Asia 11.3 SL
2014 Alburnoides emineae Beyazsu chub Asia 7.6 SL
2010 Alburnoides fangfangae Europe 7.3 SL
1840 Alburnoides fasciatus Transcaucasian spirlin Europe and Asia 13.8 TL
2017 Alburnoides freyhofi Asia 9.3 SL
2009 Alburnoides gmelini Europe 8.3 SL
2012 Alburnoides holciki Asia 10.2 SL
2009 Alburnoides idignensis Asia 9 SL
2017 Alburnoides kosswigi Asia 9.7 SL
1964 Alburnoides kubanicus Europe
2017 Alburnoides kurui Asia 9 SL
1859 Alburnoides maculatus Europe 7.3 SL
2013 Alburnoides manyasensis Manyas spirlin Asia 9.2 SL
2009 Alburnoides namaki Asia 9.7 SL
2009 Alburnoides nicolausi Asia 7.5 SL
1923 Alburnoides oblongus Tashkent riffle bleak Asia 14.2 TL
1928 Alburnoides ohridanus Europe 9 SL
2015 Alburnoides parhami Parham's riffle minnow Asia 6.7 SL
2009 Alburnoides petrubanarescui Asia 8.9 SL
1924 Alburnoides prespensis Europe 13.1 TL
2009 Alburnoides qanati Asia 7.3 SL
2014 Alburnoides recepi Recep's chub Asia 7.6 SL
1924 Alburnoides rossicus Europe
2015 Alburnoides samiii Samii's riffle minnow Asia 8.2 SL
1940 Alburnoides strymonicus Europe 8.3 SL
2015 Alburnoides tabarestanensis Tabarestan riffle minnow Asia 8.3 SL
1874 Alburnoides taeniatus Striped bystranka Former USSR 9 TL
1950 Alburnoides thessalicus Europe 9.1 SL
2009 Alburnoides varentsovi Asia 9.1 SL
2014 Alburnoides velioglui Velioglu's chub Asia 8.8 SL
1944 Alburnus adanensis Adana bleak Asia 22 TL
1942 Alburnus akili Beysehir bleak Asia 1.5 SL
1838 Alburnus albidus Italian bleak Europe 11 SL
1758 Alburnus alburnus Bleak Europe and Asia 25 TL
2015 Alburnus amirkabiri Amirkabir's bleak Asia 11.7 SL
1841 Alburnus arborella Europe 12.7 TL
1925 Alburnus atropatenae Asia 13.9 TL
2007 Alburnus attalus Bak?r shemaya Asia 10.0 SL
2000 Alburnus baliki Antalya bleak Asia 6.1 SL
2007 Alburnus battalgilae Gediz shemaya Asia 10.8 SL
1924 Alburnus belvica Europe 22 FL
1843 Alburnus caeruleus Tigris bleak Asia 9.2 TL
1941 Alburnus carinatus Manyas shemaya Asia 18.1 SL
1772 Alburnus chalcoides Danube bleak Europe and Asia 40 TL
1909 Alburnus danubicus Europe 20 SL
2008 Alburnus demiri Eastern Aegean bleak Asia 9.4 SL
1923 Alburnus derjugini Georgian shemaya Europe and Asia 10.8 SL
1865 Alburnus doriae Asia.
1897 Alburnus escherichii Caucasian bleak Asia 10.2 SL
1877 Alburnus filippii Kura bleak Former USSR 16 TL
1943 Alburnus heckeli Hazar bleak Asia 11.9 SL
1877 Alburnus hohenackeri North Caucasian bleak Europe and Asia 15 SL
1941 Alburnus istanbulensis Asia 18 SL
1863 Alburnus kotschyi Arsuz bleak Asia
2007 Alburnus leobergi Europe 40.3 TL
1928 Alburnus macedonicus Europe 14.5 SL
1943 Alburnus mandrensis Europe 19.2 SL
1837 Alburnus mento Europe 40 SL
1859 Alburnus mentoides Europe 13 SL
1843 Alburnus mossulensis Mossul bleak Asia 16.6 SL
1943 Alburnus nasreddini Eber bleak Asia 9.8 SL
2010 Alburnus neretvae Europe 11.9 SL
1941 Alburnus nicaeensis Iznik shemaya Asia 14.6 SL
1882 Alburnus orontis Orontes bleak Asia 9.1 SL
1992 Alburnus qalilus Asia 9.4 TL
2007 Alburnus sarmaticus Europe 25 SL
2017 Alburnus sava Europe 21.8 SL
1943 Alburnus schischkovi Black Sea bleak Europe and Asia 21 SL
1857 Alburnus scoranza Europe 17.9 TL
2015 Alburnus selcuklui Asia 11.6 SL
1843 Alburnus sellal Sellal bleak Asia 11.0 SL
1814 Alburnus tarichi Tarek Asia 20.2 SL
1950 Alburnus thessalicus Europe 15.5 TL
1980 Alburnus timarensis Asia 10.8 SL
2007 Alburnus vistonicus Europe 21.7 SL
2007 Alburnus volviticus Europe 30 TL
2009 Alburnus zagrosensis Asia 13.0 TL
1874 Aspiolucius esocinus Pike asp Former USSR. 50 TL
1991 Metzia alba Asia
2012 Metzia bounthobi Asia 6.1 SL
1920 Metzia formosae Asia 7.3 SL
1991 Metzia hautus Asia
1907 Metzia lineata Asia 10 SL
2009 Metzia longinasus Asia 12.9 SL
1902 Metzia mesembrinum Asia 4.8 SL
2015 Metzia parva Asia 5.8 SL



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