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

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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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