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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rhinichthys atratulus Blacknose dace North America 12.4 TL 1804
Rhinichthys cataractae Longnose dace North America 22.5 TL 1842
Rhinichthys cobitis Loach minnow North America 6 TL 1856
Rhinichthys deaconi Las Vegas Dace North America 7.4 TL 1984
Rhinichthys evermanni Umpqua dace North America 11 TL 1908
Rhinichthys falcatus Leopard dace North America 12 TL 1893
Rhinichthys obtusus Western blacknose dace North America 8 NG 1854
Rhinichthys osculus Speckled dace North America 11 TL 1856
Rhinichthys umatilla Umatilla dace North America 12 TL 1894



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