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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Barbinae
Genus: Pseudobarbus

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17 species
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Africa
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus afer
[Eastern Cape redfin]

Photo by van Zyl, P.E.

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pseudobarbus asper (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by van Zyl, P.E.
 
Pseudobarbus asper
[Smallscale redfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus burchelli
[Burchell's redfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus burgi
[Berg redfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus calidus
[Clanwilliam redfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus capensis
[Cape whitefish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus erubescens
[Twee redfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus hospes
[Namaquab barb]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus phlegethon
[Fiery redfin]

Photo by Cambray, J.A.

Africa
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Pseudobarbus quathlambae (Barnard, 1938)

Photo by Cambray, J.A.
 
Pseudobarbus quathlambae
[Maluti minnow]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus senticeps
[]

Photo by Cambray, J.A.

Africa
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Pseudobarbus serra (Peters, 1864)

Photo by Cambray, J.A.
 
Pseudobarbus serra
[Sawfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus skeltoni
[Giant redfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus swartzi
[Gamtoos redfin]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus tenuis
[Slender redfin]

Photo by Cambray, J.A.

Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Pseudobarbus trevelyani (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Cambray, J.A.
 
Pseudobarbus trevelyani
[Border barb]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Pseudobarbus verloreni
[Verlorenvlei redfin]



17 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudobarbus afer Eastern Cape redfin Africa 8.9 SL 1864
Pseudobarbus asper Smallscale redfin Africa 12 TL 1911
Pseudobarbus burchelli Burchell's redfin Africa 13.5 SL 1841
Pseudobarbus burgi Berg redfin Africa 12 SL 1911
Pseudobarbus calidus Clanwilliam redfin Africa 8.2 SL 1938
Pseudobarbus capensis Cape whitefish Africa 60 SL 1841
Pseudobarbus erubescens Twee redfin Africa 9.5 SL 1974
Pseudobarbus hospes Namaquab barb Africa 7.5 SL 1938
Pseudobarbus phlegethon Fiery redfin Africa 7.1 SL 1938
Pseudobarbus quathlambae Maluti minnow Africa 13 SL 1938
Pseudobarbus senticeps Africa 7.9 SL 1936
Pseudobarbus serra Sawfin Africa 50 SL 1864
Pseudobarbus skeltoni Giant redfin Africa 16.3 SL 2013
Pseudobarbus swartzi Gamtoos redfin Africa 8.1 SL 2017
Pseudobarbus tenuis Slender redfin Africa 8 SL 1938
Pseudobarbus trevelyani Border barb Africa 9.5 SL 1877
Pseudobarbus verloreni Verlorenvlei redfin Africa 7.1 SL 2014



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