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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Labeoninae
Genus: Labeo

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108 species
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Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Labeo alluaudi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Labeo alticentralis
[]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

Africa
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Labeo altivelis Peters, 1852

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Labeo altivelis
[Rednose labeo]

Photo by Al-Mamun, Md. Abdullah

Asia
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Labeo angra (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Al-Mamun, Md. Abdullah
 
Labeo angra
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Labeo annectens Boulenger, 1903

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Labeo annectens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Labeo ansorgii
[Cunene labeo]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Labeo baldasseronii
[]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Labeo barbatulus (Sauvage, 1878)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Labeo barbatulus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 56.2 cm SL

 
Labeo barbatus
[]

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Asia
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Labeo bata (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Labeo bata
[Bata]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24.7 cm SL

 
Labeo batesii
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Labeo boga (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Labeo boga
[]

Photo by Biswas, B.K.

Asia
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Labeo boggut (Sykes, 1839)

Photo by Biswas, B.K.
 
Labeo boggut
[Boggut labeo]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 79 cm TL

 
Labeo bottegi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL

 
Labeo boulengeri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 29 cm TL

 
Labeo brachypoma
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Labeo caeruleus
[]

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

Asia
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Labeo calbasu (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Labeo calbasu
[Orangefin labeo]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22.6 cm SL

 
Labeo camerunensis
[]

Photo by Crafford, D.

Africa
Max. Length 50 cm FL
Labeo capensis (Smith, 1841)

Photo by Crafford, D.
 
Labeo capensis
[Orange river mudfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL

 
Labeo chariensis
[]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Labeo chrysophekadion (Bleeker, 1849)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Labeo chrysophekadion
[Black sharkminnow]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 41.5 cm SL
Labeo congoro Peters, 1852

Photo by FAO
 
Labeo congoro
[Purple labeo]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 75 cm SL
Labeo coubie Rüppell, 1832

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Labeo coubie
[African carp]

Photo by MNHN

Asia

Labeo curchius (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by MNHN
 
Labeo curchius
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Labeo curriei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Labeo cyclopinnis
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Africa
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Labeo cyclorhynchus Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Labeo cyclorhynchus
[Harlequin sharkminnow]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Labeo cylindricus Peters, 1852

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Labeo cylindricus
[Redeye labeo]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 68 cm SL
Labeo degeni Boulenger, 1920

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Labeo degeni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL

 
Labeo dhonti
[]

Photo by Raghavan, P.R.

Asia
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Labeo dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Raghavan, P.R.
 
Labeo dussumieri
[]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Labeo dyocheilus (McClelland, 1839)

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Labeo dyocheilus
[]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Labeo erythropterus Valenciennes, 1842

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Labeo erythropterus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 38.1 cm SL

 
Labeo falcipinnis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Labeo filiferus
[]

Photo by Bakalial, B.

Asia
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Labeo fimbriatus (Bloch, 1795)

Photo by Bakalial, B.
 
Labeo fimbriatus
[Fringed-lipped peninsula carp]

Photo by Hirimuthugoda, G.N.

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Labeo fisheri Jordan & Starks, 1917

Photo by Hirimuthugoda, G.N.
 
Labeo fisheri
[Green labeo]

Photo by Kidane, S.G.

Africa
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Labeo forskalii Rüppell, 1835

Photo by Kidane, S.G.
 
Labeo forskalii
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Labeo fuelleborni Hilgendorf & Pappenheim, 1903

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Labeo fuelleborni
[Fuelleborn's labeo]

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.

Africa
Max. Length 13.0 cm SL
Labeo fulakariensis Tshibwabwa, Stiassny & Schelly, 2006

Photo by Stiassny, M.L.J.
 
Labeo fulakariensis
[]

Photo by Hasan, M.E.

Asia
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Labeo gonius (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hasan, M.E.
 
Labeo gonius
[Kuria labeo]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Labeo greenii Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Labeo greenii
[]

Photo by Nightingale, A.

Africa
Max. Length 23.1 cm TL
Labeo gregorii Günther, 1894

Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Labeo gregorii
[Gregori's labeo]

Photo by Nightingale, A.

Africa
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Labeo horie Heckel, 1847

Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Labeo horie
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Labeo indramontri
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Labeo kawrus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 47 cm SL

 
Labeo kibimbi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Labeo kirkii
[]

Photo by Sreekantha

Asia
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Labeo kontius (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Sreekantha
 
Labeo kontius
[Pigmouth carp]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL

 
Labeo latebra
[]

Photo by Tshibwabwa, S.M.

Africa
Max. Length 78 cm TL
Labeo lineatus Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Tshibwabwa, S.M.
 
Labeo lineatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 23.9 cm TL

 
Labeo lividus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Labeo longipinnis Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Labeo longipinnis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Labeo lualabaensis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Labeo lukulae Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Labeo lukulae
[Red-spot mudsucker]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Labeo luluae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Labeo lunatus
[Upper Zambezi labeo]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Labeo macmahoni
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Labeo macrostoma Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Labeo macrostoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Labeo maleboensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Labeo meroensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Labeo mesops Günther, 1868

Photo by FAO
 
Labeo mesops
[Tana labeo]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Labeo microphthalmus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Labeo mokotoensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 38 cm SL

 
Labeo molybdinus
[Leaden labeo]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Labeo moszkowskii
[]

Photo by Bakalial, B.

Asia
Max. Length 81.2 cm SL
Labeo nandina (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Bakalial, B.
 
Labeo nandina
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Labeo nasus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Labeo nigrescens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Labeo nigricans
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Labeo nigripinnis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 47 cm TL

 
Labeo niloticus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 29.1 cm SL

 
Labeo nunensis
[]

Photo by Åhlander, E.

Asia
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Labeo pangusia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Åhlander, E.
 
Labeo pangusia
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Labeo parvus Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Labeo parvus
[]
No picture found
Africa

 
Labeo pellegrini
[]

Photo by Nightingale, A.

Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL
Labeo percivali Boulenger, 1912

Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Labeo percivali
[Ewaso Nyiro labeo]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Labeo pierrei (Sauvage, 1880)

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Labeo pierrei
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Labeo pietschmanni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.4 cm SL

 
Labeo polli
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Labeo porcellus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Labeo potail
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Labeo quadribarbis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Labeo rajasthanicus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.2 cm SL

 
Labeo rectipinnis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Labeo reidi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Labeo ricnorhynchus
[]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Rohu x catla hybrid.
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Labeo rohita
[Roho labeo]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm FL

 
Labeo rosae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.3 cm SL

 
Labeo roseopunctatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 36 cm SL

 
Labeo rouaneti
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Labeo rubromaculatus
[Tugela labeo]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Labeo ruddi
[Silver labeo]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Labeo sanagaensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Labeo seeberi
[Clanwilliam sandfish]

Photo by Laleye, P.

Africa
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Labeo senegalensis Valenciennes, 1842

Photo by Laleye, P.
 
Labeo senegalensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Labeo simpsoni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 35.2 cm SL

 
Labeo sorex
[]

Photo by Win, T.

Asia

Labeo stolizkae Steindachner, 1870

Photo by Win, T.
 
Labeo stolizkae
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Labeo trigliceps Pellegrin, 1926

Photo by MNHN
 
Labeo trigliceps
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Labeo udaipurensis
[]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

Africa
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Labeo umbratus (Smith, 1841)

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Labeo umbratus
[Moggel]

Photo by KMFRI

Africa
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Labeo victorianus Boulenger, 1901

Photo by KMFRI
 
Labeo victorianus
[Ningu]



Africa
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Labeo weeksii Boulenger, 1909

 
Labeo weeksii
[Sicklefin labeo]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 31.3 cm TL

 
Labeo werneri
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Labeo worthingtoni Fowler, 1958

Photo by FAO
 
Labeo worthingtoni
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 49 cm SL
Labeo yunnanensis Chaudhuri, 1911

Photo by FAO
 
Labeo yunnanensis
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Labeo alluaudi Africa 13.5 SL 1933
Labeo alticentralis Africa 12.6 SL 1997
Labeo altivelis Rednose labeo Africa 49 TL 1852
Labeo angra Asia 22 TL 1822
Labeo annectens Africa 17.5 SL 1903
Labeo ansorgii Cunene labeo Africa 25 SL 1907
Labeo baldasseronii Africa 5.5 SL 1948
Labeo barbatulus Asia 30 SL 1878
Labeo barbatus Africa 56.2 SL 1898
Labeo bata Bata Asia 61 TL 1822
Labeo batesii Africa 24.7 SL 1911
Labeo boga Asia 30 TL 1822
Labeo boggut Boggut labeo Asia 29 TL 1839
Labeo bottegi Africa 79 TL 1897
Labeo boulengeri Africa 22.5 TL 1912
Labeo brachypoma Africa 29 TL 1868
Labeo caeruleus Asia 35 TL 1877
Labeo calbasu Orangefin labeo Asia 90 TL 1822
Labeo camerunensis Africa 22.6 SL 1974
Labeo capensis Orange river mudfish Africa 50 FL 1841
Labeo chariensis Africa 22.1 SL 1904
Labeo chrysophekadion Black sharkminnow Asia 90 TL 1849
Labeo congoro Purple labeo Africa 41.5 SL 1852
Labeo coubie African carp Africa 75 SL 1832
Labeo curchius Asia 1822
Labeo curriei Africa 16 SL 1919
Labeo cyclopinnis Africa 10.8 SL 1917
Labeo cyclorhynchus Harlequin sharkminnow Africa 16 TL 1899
Labeo cylindricus Redeye labeo Africa 25 SL 1852
Labeo degeni Africa 68 SL 1920
Labeo dhonti Africa 11.5 TL 1920
Labeo dussumieri Asia 50 TL 1842
Labeo dyocheilus Asia 90 TL 1839
Labeo erythropterus Asia 70 SL 1842
Labeo falcipinnis Africa 38.1 SL 1903
Labeo filiferus Asia 20 SL 2017
Labeo fimbriatus Fringed-lipped peninsula carp Asia 91 TL 1795
Labeo fisheri Green labeo Asia 30 TL 1917
Labeo forskalii Africa 36 TL 1835
Labeo fuelleborni Fuelleborn's labeo Africa 43 TL 1903
Labeo fulakariensis Africa 13.0 SL 2006
Labeo gonius Kuria labeo Asia 150 TL 1822
Labeo greenii Africa 27 TL 1902
Labeo gregorii Gregori's labeo Africa 23.1 TL 1894
Labeo horie Africa 57 TL 1847
Labeo indramontri Asia 1945
Labeo kawrus Asia 60 TL 1839
Labeo kibimbi Africa 47 SL 1949
Labeo kirkii Africa 24 TL 1903
Labeo kontius Pigmouth carp Asia 61 TL 1849
Labeo latebra Africa 12.6 SL 2017
Labeo lineatus Africa 78 TL 1898
Labeo lividus Africa 23.9 TL 1976
Labeo longipinnis Africa 26 SL 1898
Labeo lualabaensis Africa 9.6 SL 1997
Labeo lukulae Red-spot mudsucker Africa 26.5 SL 1902
Labeo luluae Africa 3.2 SL 1930
Labeo lunatus Upper Zambezi labeo Africa 40 SL 1963
Labeo macmahoni Asia 25 TL 1912
Labeo macrostoma Africa 73 TL 1898
Labeo maleboensis Africa 7.1 SL 1997
Labeo meroensis Africa 5.3 SL 2007
Labeo mesops Tana labeo Africa 39 TL 1868
Labeo microphthalmus Asia 25 TL 1877
Labeo mokotoensis Africa 18 TL 1939
Labeo molybdinus Leaden labeo Africa 38 SL 1963
Labeo moszkowskii Asia 5.2 SL 1922
Labeo nandina Asia 81.2 SL 1822
Labeo nasus Africa 19 TL 1899
Labeo nigrescens Asia 45 TL 1870
Labeo nigricans Africa 4.6 SL 1911
Labeo nigripinnis Asia 25 TL 1877
Labeo niloticus Africa 47 TL 1758
Labeo nunensis Africa 29.1 SL 1929
Labeo pangusia Asia 90 TL 1822
Labeo parvus Africa 38 SL 1902
Labeo pellegrini Africa 1939
Labeo percivali Ewaso Nyiro labeo Africa 19 TL 1912
Labeo pierrei Asia 80 SL 1880
Labeo pietschmanni Asia 6 TL 1930
Labeo polli Africa 18.4 SL 1997
Labeo porcellus Asia 35 TL 1844
Labeo potail Asia 30 TL 1839
Labeo quadribarbis Africa 5.0 SL 1963
Labeo rajasthanicus Asia 1970
Labeo rectipinnis Africa 10.2 SL 1997
Labeo reidi Africa 5.5 SL 1997
Labeo ricnorhynchus Asia 1839
Labeo rohita Roho labeo Rohu x catla hybrid. 200 TL 1822
Labeo rosae Africa 40 FL 1894
Labeo roseopunctatus Africa 20.3 SL 1990
Labeo rouaneti Africa 36 SL 1962
Labeo rubromaculatus Tugela labeo Africa 50 SL 1913
Labeo ruddi Silver labeo Africa 30 SL 1907
Labeo sanagaensis Africa 18.7 SL 1997
Labeo seeberi Clanwilliam sandfish Africa 35.5 SL 1911
Labeo senegalensis Africa 65 TL 1842
Labeo simpsoni Africa 22 SL 1943
Labeo sorex Africa 35.2 SL 1917
Labeo stolizkae Asia 1870
Labeo trigliceps Africa 49 TL 1926
Labeo udaipurensis Asia 1968
Labeo umbratus Moggel Africa 50 TL 1841
Labeo victorianus Ningu Africa 41 SL 1901
Labeo weeksii Sicklefin labeo Africa 29 TL 1909
Labeo werneri Africa 31.3 TL 1929
Labeo worthingtoni Africa 26 TL 1958
Labeo yunnanensis Asia 49 SL 1911



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