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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rhynchocypris czekanowskii Czekanowski's minnow Eurasia 9 SL 1869
Rhynchocypris dementjevi Asia. 1954
Rhynchocypris lagowskii Amur minnow Asia 24 TL 1869
Rhynchocypris oxycephalus Chinese minnow Asia 17.2 TL 1874
Rhynchocypris percnurus Lake minnow Eurasia 18.5 SL 1814
Rhynchocypris poljakowii Balkhash minnow Asia. 10 TL 1879



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