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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Rasbora

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Asia
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Rasbora amplistriga Kottelat, 2000

Photo by Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Rasbora amplistriga
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Rasbora api Lumbantobing, 2010

Photo by Photo by Lumbantobing, D.N.
 
Rasbora api
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Rasbora aprotaenia
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Rasbora argyrotaenia (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rasbora argyrotaenia
[Silver rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 56.9 cm SL

 
Rasbora armitagei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Rasbora arundinata
[]
No picture found


 
Rasbora atranus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Rasbora atridorsalis Kottelat & Chu, 1988

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Rasbora atridorsalis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Rasbora aurotaenia Tirant, 1885

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Rasbora aurotaenia
[Pale rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Rasbora baliensis Hubbs & Brittan, 1954

Photo by Photo by Appleby, C.
 
Rasbora baliensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Rasbora bankanensis (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Rasbora bankanensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2 cm TL
Rasbora beauforti Hardenberg, 1937

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rasbora beauforti
[Spotlight rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Rasbora bindumatoga
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Rasbora borapetensis Smith, 1934

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Rasbora borapetensis
[Blackline rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Rasbora borneensis Bleeker, 1860

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Rasbora borneensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Rasbora bunguranensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Rasbora caudimaculata Volz, 1903

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rasbora caudimaculata
[Greater scissortail]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Rasbora caverii (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Rasbora caverii
[Cauvery rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Rasbora cephalotaenia (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Choy, H.W.
 
Rasbora cephalotaenia
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm TL

 
Rasbora chrysotaenia
[Goldstripe rasbora]
No picture found


 
Rasbora cryptica
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Rasbora dandia
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Rasbora daniconius (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Rasbora daniconius
[Slender rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Rasbora dies
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Rasbora dorsinotata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Rasbora dusonensis (Bleeker, 1850)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rasbora dusonensis
[Rosefin rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Rasbora einthovenii (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Gordon, A.
 
Rasbora einthovenii
[Brilliant rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Rasbora elegans Volz, 1903

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Rasbora elegans
[Twospot rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Rasbora ennealepis Roberts, 1989

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Rasbora ennealepis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Rasbora everetti Boulenger, 1895

Photo by Photo by Matillano, J.D.
 
Rasbora everetti
[]
No picture found


 
Rasbora gerlachi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Rasbora haru
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Rasbora hobelmani Kottelat, 1984

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Rasbora hobelmani
[Kottelat rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Rasbora hosii
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm TL
Rasbora hubbsi Brittan, 1954

Photo by Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Rasbora hubbsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Rasbora jacobsoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Rasbora johannae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Rasbora kalbarensis
[Kalbar rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Rasbora kalochroma (Bleeker, 1851)

Photo by Photo by Åhlander, O.
 
Rasbora kalochroma
[Clown rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Rasbora kluetensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.7 cm TL

 
Rasbora kobonensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Rasbora kottelati
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.5 cm TL

 
Rasbora labiosa
[]



Asia

Rasbora lacrimula Hadiaty & Kottelat, 2009

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rasbora lacrimula
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Rasbora lateristriata (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Rasbora lateristriata
[Yellow rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Rasbora laticlavia
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.4 cm TL

 
Rasbora leptosoma
[Copperstripe rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Rasbora maninjau
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Rasbora meinkeni de Beaufort, 1931

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Rasbora meinkeni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Rasbora microcephalus
[]



Asia.
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Rasbora myersi Brittan, 1954

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Rasbora myersi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Rasbora naggsi
[]
No picture found


 
Rasbora nematotaenia
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Rasbora nodulosa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.2 cm SL

 
Rasbora notura
[]
No picture found


 
Rasbora ornata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Rasbora patrickyapi Tan, 2009

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Rasbora patrickyapi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Rasbora paucisqualis Ahl, 1935

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Rasbora paucisqualis
[Largescaled rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Rasbora paviana Tirant, 1885

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Rasbora paviana
[Sidestripe rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Rasbora philippina
[Mindanao rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Rasbora rasbora (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Rasbora rasbora
[Gangetic scissortail rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Rasbora reticulata Weber & de Beaufort, 1915

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Rasbora reticulata
[]
No picture found


 
Rasbora rheophila
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Rasbora rubrodorsalis Donoso-Büchner & Schmidt, 1997

Photo by Photo by Åhlander, O.
 
Rasbora rubrodorsalis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL
Rasbora rutteni Weber & de Beaufort, 1916

Photo by Photo by Muchlisin, Z.A.
 
Rasbora rutteni
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Rasbora sarawakensis Brittan, 1951

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Rasbora sarawakensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.7 cm SL

 
Rasbora semilineata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Rasbora septentrionalis Kottelat, 2000

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Rasbora septentrionalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Rasbora spilotaenia
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Rasbora steineri Nichols & Pope, 1927

Photo by Photo by Nip, T.
 
Rasbora steineri
[Chinese rasbora]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Rasbora subtilis Roberts, 1989

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Rasbora subtilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Rasbora sumatrana (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Rasbora sumatrana
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Rasbora tawarensis Weber & de Beaufort, 1916

Photo by Photo by Muchlisin, Z.A.
 
Rasbora tawarensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Rasbora taytayensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Rasbora tobana
[]



Asia
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Rasbora tornieri Ahl, 1922

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Rasbora tornieri
[Yellowtail rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Rasbora trifasciata
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Rasbora trilineata Steindachner, 1870

Photo by Photo by Noren, M.
 
Rasbora trilineata
[Three-lined rasbora]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Rasbora truncata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.3 cm SL

 
Rasbora tubbi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Rasbora tuberculata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Rasbora vaillantii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm TL

 
Rasbora vietnamensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.6 cm TL
Rasbora volzii Popta, 1905

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Rasbora volzii
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL
Rasbora vulcanus Tan, 1999

Photo by Photo by Choy, H.W.
 
Rasbora vulcanus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Rasbora vulgaris
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Rasbora wilpita Kottelat & Pethiyagoda, 1991

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Rasbora wilpita
[Wilpita rasbora]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rasbora amplistriga Asia 3.4 SL 2000
Rasbora api Asia 4.7 SL 2010
Rasbora aprotaenia Asia 5.1 SL 1954
Rasbora argyrotaenia Silver rasbora Asia 12 TL 1849
Rasbora armitagei Asia 56.9 SL 2010
Rasbora arundinata Asia 8.6 SL 2014
Rasbora atranus Asia 2011
Rasbora atridorsalis Asia 8.2 SL 1988
Rasbora aurotaenia Pale rasbora Asia 15 SL 1885
Rasbora baliensis Asia 3.5 SL 1954
Rasbora bankanensis Asia 6 SL 1853
Rasbora beauforti Spotlight rasbora Asia 2 TL 1937
Rasbora bindumatoga Asia 7.2 SL 2014
Rasbora borapetensis Blackline rasbora Asia 6 SL 1934
Rasbora borneensis Asia 8 SL 1860
Rasbora bunguranensis Asia 8 SL 1951
Rasbora caudimaculata Greater scissortail Asia 17 SL 1903
Rasbora caverii Cauvery rasbora Asia 10 TL 1849
Rasbora cephalotaenia Asia 13 TL 1852
Rasbora chrysotaenia Goldstripe rasbora Asia 3.5 TL 1937
Rasbora cryptica Asia 2012
Rasbora dandia Asia 9.9 SL 1844
Rasbora daniconius Slender rasbora Asia 15 TL 1822
Rasbora dies Asia 3.6 SL 2008
Rasbora dorsinotata Asia 4.3 SL 1987
Rasbora dusonensis Rosefin rasbora Asia 12 SL 1850
Rasbora einthovenii Brilliant rasbora Asia 9 TL 1851
Rasbora elegans Twospot rasbora Asia 20 SL 1903
Rasbora ennealepis Asia 4.5 SL 1989
Rasbora everetti Asia 6.8 SL 1895
Rasbora gerlachi Africa 1928
Rasbora haru Asia 10.3 SL 2014
Rasbora hobelmani Kottelat rasbora Asia 6 SL 1984
Rasbora hosii Asia 7.1 SL 1895
Rasbora hubbsi Asia 5 TL 1954
Rasbora jacobsoni Asia 4.7 SL 1916
Rasbora johannae Asia 3.8 SL 1996
Rasbora kalbarensis Kalbar rasbora Asia 2.5 SL 1991
Rasbora kalochroma Clown rasbora Asia 10 TL 1851
Rasbora kluetensis Asia 4.4 SL 2010
Rasbora kobonensis Asia 14.7 TL 1913
Rasbora kottelati Asia 7.0 SL 1995
Rasbora labiosa Asia 8.5 TL 1935
Rasbora lacrimula Asia 2009
Rasbora lateristriata Yellow rasbora Asia 12 TL 1854
Rasbora laticlavia Asia 11.2 SL 1997
Rasbora leptosoma Copperstripe rasbora Asia 9.4 TL 1855
Rasbora maninjau Asia 8.3 SL 2014
Rasbora meinkeni Asia 3.9 SL 1931
Rasbora microcephalus Asia 7.7 SL 1849
Rasbora myersi Asia. 7.3 SL 1954
Rasbora naggsi Asia 7.7 SL 2010
Rasbora nematotaenia Asia 1954
Rasbora nodulosa Asia 5.2 SL 2010
Rasbora notura Asia 7.2 SL 2005
Rasbora ornata Asia 2005
Rasbora patrickyapi Asia 5.7 SL 2009
Rasbora paucisqualis Largescaled rasbora Asia 4 SL 1935
Rasbora paviana Sidestripe rasbora Asia 12 SL 1885
Rasbora philippina Mindanao rasbora Asia 6.5 SL 1880
Rasbora rasbora Gangetic scissortail rasbora Asia 13 TL 1822
Rasbora reticulata Asia 6 TL 1915
Rasbora rheophila Asia 2012
Rasbora rubrodorsalis Asia 3.3 SL 1997
Rasbora rutteni Asia 4.3 SL 1916
Rasbora sarawakensis Asia 4.5 SL 1951
Rasbora semilineata Asia 3.7 SL 1916
Rasbora septentrionalis Asia 5.7 SL 2000
Rasbora spilotaenia Asia 7.8 SL 1954
Rasbora steineri Chinese rasbora Asia 10 TL 1927
Rasbora subtilis Asia 4 SL 1989
Rasbora sumatrana Asia 13 TL 1852
Rasbora tawarensis Asia 12 TL 1916
Rasbora taytayensis Asia 5 TL 1924
Rasbora tobana Asia 3.5 SL 1934
Rasbora tornieri Yellowtail rasbora Asia 17 SL 1922
Rasbora trifasciata Asia 5.9 SL 1905
Rasbora trilineata Three-lined rasbora Asia 13 TL 1870
Rasbora truncata Asia 3.8 SL 2010
Rasbora tubbi Asia 10.3 SL 1954
Rasbora tuberculata Asia 2.7 SL 1995
Rasbora vaillantii Asia 7.0 SL 1905
Rasbora vietnamensis Asia 3.9 TL 2013
Rasbora volzii Asia 12.6 TL 1905
Rasbora vulcanus Asia 4.0 SL 1999
Rasbora vulgaris Asia. 7.8 SL 1904
Rasbora wilpita Wilpita rasbora Asia 7.2 SL 1991



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