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

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

Photo by Photo by Win, T.
 
Esomus ahli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

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

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



Asia

Esomus caudiocellatus Ahl, 1923

Photo by Photo by Fang, F.
 
Esomus caudiocellatus
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Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Esomus danrica (Hamilton, 1822)

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Grimm, M.
 
Esomus longimanus
[Mekong flying barb]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.5 cm TL

 
Esomus malabaricus
[]
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Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Esomus malayensis
[Malayan flying barb]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm TL

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

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Esomus metallicus
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Asia
Max. Length 12.7 cm TL
Esomus thermoicos (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Esomus thermoicos
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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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