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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: No subfamily
Genus: Onychostoma

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23 species
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Photo by Shao, K.T.

Asia
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Onychostoma alticorpus (Oshima, 1920)

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Onychostoma alticorpus
[Taiwan ku fish]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18.9 cm SL

 
Onychostoma angustistomata
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Onychostoma barbatulum (Pellegrin, 1908)

Photo by CAFS
 
Onychostoma barbatulum
[Taiwan shoveljaw carp]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 17.6 cm SL

 
Onychostoma barbatum
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Onychostoma breve
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL

 
Onychostoma daduense
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.0 cm SL

 
Onychostoma dongnaiensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Onychostoma elongatum (Pellegrin & Chevey, 1934)

Photo by FAO
 
Onychostoma elongatum
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 29.5 cm TL
Onychostoma fangi Kottelat, 2000

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Onychostoma fangi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Onychostoma fusiforme
[]

Photo by Wang, P.P.

Asia
Max. Length 31.6 cm SL
Onychostoma gerlachi (Peters, 1881)

Photo by Wang, P.P.
 
Onychostoma gerlachi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Onychostoma krongnoensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Onychostoma laticeps
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Onychostoma leptura
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 25.3 cm SL
Onychostoma lini (Wu, 1939)

Photo by CAFS
 
Onychostoma lini
[]

Photo by Wang, P.P.

Asia
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Onychostoma macrolepis (Bleeker, 1871)

Photo by Wang, P.P.
 
Onychostoma macrolepis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Onychostoma meridionale
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

 
Onychostoma minnanensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 34.4 cm SL

 
Onychostoma ovale
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 29.1 cm SL

 
Onychostoma rarum
[]

Photo by Wang, P.P.

Asia
Max. Length 34.5 cm SL
Onychostoma simum (Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874)

Photo by Wang, P.P.
 
Onychostoma simum
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Onychostoma uniforme
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Onychostoma virgulatum
[]



23 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Onychostoma alticorpus Taiwan ku fish Asia 50 SL 1920
Onychostoma angustistomata Asia 18.9 SL 1940
Onychostoma barbatulum Taiwan shoveljaw carp Asia 22.5 TL 1908
Onychostoma barbatum Asia 17.6 SL 1931
Onychostoma breve Asia 14.6 SL 1977
Onychostoma daduense Asia 15.5 SL 1994
Onychostoma dongnaiensis Asia 2.0 SL 2015
Onychostoma elongatum Asia 11.5 SL 1934
Onychostoma fangi Asia 29.5 TL 2000
Onychostoma fusiforme Asia 23 SL 1998
Onychostoma gerlachi Asia 31.6 SL 1881
Onychostoma krongnoensis Asia 2.4 SL 2015
Onychostoma laticeps Asia 1896
Onychostoma leptura Asia 23.8 SL 1900
Onychostoma lini Asia 25.3 SL 1939
Onychostoma macrolepis Asia 26.5 SL 1871
Onychostoma meridionale Asia 14 SL 1998
Onychostoma minnanensis Asia 12.4 SL 2013
Onychostoma ovale Asia 34.4 SL 1936
Onychostoma rarum Asia 29.1 SL 1933
Onychostoma simum Asia 34.5 SL 1874
Onychostoma uniforme Asia 1978
Onychostoma virgulatum Asia 14.6 SL 2009



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