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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Cultrinae
Genus: Megalobrama

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Asia
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Megalobrama amblycephala Yih, 1955

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Megalobrama amblycephala
[Wuchang bream]



Asia
Max. Length 32 cm SL
Megalobrama elongata Huang & Zhang, 1986

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Megalobrama elongata
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Max. Length 37.7 cm

 
Megalobrama mantschuricus
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Max. Length 25.1 cm SL

 
Megalobrama pellegrini
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Asia
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Megalobrama terminalis (Richardson, 1846)

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Megalobrama terminalis
[Black Amur bream]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Megalobrama amblycephala Wuchang bream Asia 200 TL 1955
Megalobrama elongata Asia 32 SL 1986
Megalobrama mantschuricus Asia 37.7 1855
Megalobrama pellegrini Asia 25.1 SL 1930
Megalobrama terminalis Black Amur bream Asia 60 TL 1846



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