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

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Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Opsaridium boweni
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Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Opsaridium engrauloides
[]
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Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Opsaridium leleupi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Opsaridium loveridgii
[]
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Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Opsaridium maculicauda
[]



Africa
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Opsaridium microcephalum (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Opsaridium microcephalum
[]



Africa
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Opsaridium microlepis (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Opsaridium microlepis
[Lake salmon]
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Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Opsaridium peringueyi
[Southern barred minnow]



Africa
Max. Length 15.2 cm SL
Opsaridium splendens Taverne & De Vos, 1997

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Opsaridium splendens
[]
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Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Opsaridium tweddleorum
[dwarf sanjika]



Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Opsaridium ubangiense (Pellegrin, 1901)

Photo by Photo by Cutler, J.
 
Opsaridium ubangiense
[]



Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Opsaridium zambezense (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Opsaridium zambezense
[Barred minnow]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Opsaridium boweni Africa 12.1 SL 1930
Opsaridium engrauloides Africa 6.7 SL 1923
Opsaridium leleupi Africa 11.5 SL 1965
Opsaridium loveridgii Africa 10 SL 1922
Opsaridium maculicauda Africa 3.4 SL 1926
Opsaridium microcephalum Africa 34 TL 1864
Opsaridium microlepis Lake salmon Africa 47 TL 1864
Opsaridium peringueyi Southern barred minnow Africa 8.3 SL 1913
Opsaridium splendens Africa 15.2 SL 1997
Opsaridium tweddleorum dwarf sanjika Africa 10.9 SL 1996
Opsaridium ubangiense Africa 12 TL 1901
Opsaridium zambezense Barred minnow Africa 12 SL 1852



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