Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Phoxinus

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



21 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:



21 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Phoxinus apollonicus Europe 6.8 SL 2015
Phoxinus bigerri Europe 6.6 SL 2007
Phoxinus brachyurus Seven River's minnow Asia. 8.4 TL 1912
Phoxinus colchicus Europe and Asia 8.2 SL 1910
Phoxinus grumi Asia 1907
Phoxinus issykkulensis Issyk-kul' minnow Asia. 4.5 TL 1912
Phoxinus jouyi Asia 1901
Phoxinus karsticus Europe 7.3 SL 2015
Phoxinus ketmaieri Europe 4.6 SL 2015
Phoxinus keumkang Asia 10.4 SL 1977
Phoxinus kumgangensis Asia 8 TL 1980
Phoxinus likai Europe 4.9 SL 2015
Phoxinus oxyrhynchus Asia 1930
Phoxinus phoxinus Eurasian minnow Eurasia 14 TL 1758
Phoxinus semotilus Asia 12 TL 1905
Phoxinus septimaniae Europe 6.4 SL 2007
Phoxinus steindachneri Asia 1883
Phoxinus strandjae Bulgarian minnow Europe and Asia 6.7 SL 1926
Phoxinus strymonicus Europe 4.8 SL 2007
Phoxinus tchangi Asia 1988
Phoxinus ujmonensis Asia 11.6 TL 1899



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013