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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Xenocyprinae
Genus: Hypophthalmichthys

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3 species (see list below)

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Asia
Max. Length 54.5 cm SL

 
Hypophthalmichthys harmandi
[]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Asia
Max. Length 105 cm TL
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Valenciennes, 1844)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
[Silver carp]

Photo by Khoo, W.L.

Asia
Max. Length 146 cm SL
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis (Richardson, 1845)

Photo by Khoo, W.L.
 
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
[Bighead carp]
3 Species of Family Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Xenocyprinae with Genus Hypophthalmichthys
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1884 Hypophthalmichthys harmandi Asia 54.5 SL
1844 Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Silver carp Asia 105 TL
1845 Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Bighead carp Asia 146 SL



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