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

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12 species
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Photo by Win, T.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Esomus ahli Hora & Mukerji, 1928

Photo by Win, T.
 
Esomus ahli
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Esomus altus
[]

Photo by Johnson, J.A.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Esomus barbatus (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Johnson, J.A.
 
Esomus barbatus
[South Indian flying barb]

Photo by Fang, F.

Asia

Esomus caudiocellatus Ahl, 1923

Photo by Fang, F.
 
Esomus caudiocellatus
[]

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.

Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Esomus danrica (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Jayasinghe, A.
 
Esomus danrica
[Flying barb]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Esomus lineatus Ahl, 1923

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Esomus lineatus
[Striped flying barb]

Photo by Grimm, M.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Esomus longimanus (Lunel, 1881)

Photo by Grimm, M.
 
Esomus longimanus
[Mekong flying barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Esomus malabaricus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Esomus malayensis
[Malayan flying barb]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL

 
Esomus manipurensis
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Esomus metallicus Ahl, 1923

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Esomus metallicus
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Esomus thermoicos (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Esomus thermoicos
[]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Esomus ahli Asia 6 TL 1928
Esomus altus Asia 12.5 TL 1860
Esomus barbatus South Indian flying barb Asia 12 TL 1849
Esomus caudiocellatus Asia 1923
Esomus danrica Flying barb Asia 13 TL 1822
Esomus lineatus Striped flying barb Asia 6 TL 1923
Esomus longimanus Mekong flying barb Asia 8 SL 1881
Esomus malabaricus Asia 12.5 TL 1867
Esomus malayensis Malayan flying barb Asia 8 TL 1923
Esomus manipurensis Asia 5.8 TL 1990
Esomus metallicus Asia 7.5 SL 1923
Esomus thermoicos Asia 12.7 TL 1842



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