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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Pimephales

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pimephales notatus Bluntnose minnow North America 11 TL 1820
Pimephales promelas Fathead minnow North and Central America 10.1 TL 1820
Pimephales tenellus Slim minnow North America 7 TL 1856
Pimephales vigilax Bullhead minnow North America 9.2 TL 1853



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