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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: No subfamily
Genus: Onychostoma

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Asia
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Onychostoma alticorpus (Oshima, 1920)

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Onychostoma alticorpus
[Taiwan ku fish]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.9 cm SL

 
Onychostoma angustistomata
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Asia
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Onychostoma barbatulum (Pellegrin, 1908)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Onychostoma barbatulum
[Taiwan shoveljaw carp]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Onychostoma barbatum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Onychostoma breve
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.5 cm SL

 
Onychostoma daduense
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No picture found

Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Onychostoma dongnaiensis
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Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Onychostoma elongatum (Pellegrin & Chevey, 1934)

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Onychostoma elongatum
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Asia
Max. Length 29.5 cm TL
Onychostoma fangi Kottelat, 2000

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Onychostoma fangi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Onychostoma fusiforme
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Asia
Max. Length 31.6 cm SL
Onychostoma gerlachi (Peters, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Wang, P.P.
 
Onychostoma gerlachi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Onychostoma krongnoensis
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No picture found


 
Onychostoma laticeps
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No picture found

Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Onychostoma leptura
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Asia
Max. Length 25.3 cm SL
Onychostoma lini (Wu, 1939)

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Onychostoma lini
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Asia
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Onychostoma macrolepis (Bleeker, 1871)

Photo by Photo by Wang, P.P.
 
Onychostoma macrolepis
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No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Onychostoma meridionale
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No picture found

Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Onychostoma minnanensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 34.4 cm SL

 
Onychostoma ovale
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No picture found

Max. Length 29.1 cm SL

 
Onychostoma rarum
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Asia
Max. Length 36.5 cm SL
Onychostoma simum (Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Wang, P.P.
 
Onychostoma simum
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Onychostoma uniforme
[]
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Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Onychostoma virgulatum
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23 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Onychostoma alticorpus Taiwan ku fish Asia 50 SL 1920
Onychostoma angustistomata Asia 18.9 SL 1940
Onychostoma barbatulum Taiwan shoveljaw carp Asia 22.5 TL 1908
Onychostoma barbatum Asia 17.6 SL 1931
Onychostoma breve Asia 14.6 SL 1977
Onychostoma daduense Asia 15.5 SL 1994
Onychostoma dongnaiensis Asia 2.0 SL 2015
Onychostoma elongatum Asia 11.5 SL 1934
Onychostoma fangi Asia 29.5 TL 2000
Onychostoma fusiforme Asia 23 SL 1998
Onychostoma gerlachi Asia 31.6 SL 1881
Onychostoma krongnoensis Asia 2.4 SL 2015
Onychostoma laticeps Asia 1896
Onychostoma leptura Asia 23.8 SL 1900
Onychostoma lini Asia 25.3 SL 1939
Onychostoma macrolepis Asia 26.5 SL 1871
Onychostoma meridionale Asia 14 SL 1998
Onychostoma minnanensis Asia 12.4 SL 2013
Onychostoma ovale Asia 34.4 SL 1936
Onychostoma rarum Asia 29.1 SL 1933
Onychostoma simum Asia 36.5 SL 1874
Onychostoma uniforme Asia 1978
Onychostoma virgulatum Asia 14.6 SL 2009



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