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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Cyprininae
Genus: Barbonymus

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Barbonymus altus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Barbonymus altus
[Red tailed tinfoil]

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Barbonymus balleroides (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Barbonymus balleroides
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 21.5 cm TL
Barbonymus collingwoodii (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Barbonymus collingwoodii
[]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 40.5 cm TL
Barbonymus gonionotus (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Barbonymus gonionotus
[Silver barb]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Barbonymus schwanenfeldii (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Barbonymus schwanenfeldii
[Tinfoil barb]
5 Species of Family Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Cyprininae with Genus Barbonymus
(Minnows or carps)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1868 Barbonymus altus Red tailed tinfoil Asia 25 TL
1842 Barbonymus balleroides Asia 30 TL
1868 Barbonymus collingwoodii Asia 21.5 TL
1849 Barbonymus gonionotus Silver barb Asia 40.5 TL
1854 Barbonymus schwanenfeldii Tinfoil barb Asia 35 SL



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