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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: No subfamily
Genus: Poropuntius

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Poropuntius alloiopleurus Asia 40 SL 1893
Poropuntius angustus Asia 12 SL 2000
Poropuntius bantamensis Asia 1920
Poropuntius birtwistlei Asia 1940
Poropuntius bolovenensis Asia 20 SL 1998
Poropuntius brevispinus Asia 1969
Poropuntius burtoni Asia 20 TL 1933
Poropuntius carinatus Asia 23 SL 1977
Poropuntius chondrorhynchus Asia 30 NG 1934
Poropuntius chonglingchungi Asia 36 SL 1938
Poropuntius cogginii Asia 22 SL 1911
Poropuntius consternans Asia 12.4 SL 2000
Poropuntius daliensis Asia 24.5 SL 1977
Poropuntius deauratus Asia 1842
Poropuntius exiguus Asia 10.9 SL 1977
Poropuntius faucis Asia 4.1 SL 1945
Poropuntius fuxianhuensis Asia 30.6 SL 1982
Poropuntius genyognathus Asia 11.9 SL 1998
Poropuntius hampaloides Asia 1890
Poropuntius hathe Asia 6.6 SL 1998
Poropuntius heterolepidotus Asia 13.8 SL 1998
Poropuntius huangchuchieni Asia 25.6 SL 1962
Poropuntius huguenini Asia 46 TL 1853
Poropuntius kontumensis Asia 20 TL 1934
Poropuntius krempfi Asia 13 SL 1934
Poropuntius laoensis Asia 32 TL 1868
Poropuntius lobocheiloides Asia 13.8 SL 2000
Poropuntius margarianus Asia 15.7 SL 1879
Poropuntius melanogrammus Asia 5.6 SL 1998
Poropuntius normani Asia 13 SL 1931
Poropuntius opisthopterus Asia 28.6 SL 1977
Poropuntius rhomboides Asia 23 SL 1977
Poropuntius scapanognathus Asia 12.3 SL 1998
Poropuntius schanicus Asia 1893
Poropuntius shanensis Asia 12.8 SL 1934
Poropuntius smedleyi Asia 13.5 SL 1933
Poropuntius solitus Asia 9.2 SL 2000
Poropuntius speleops Asia 5.8 SL 1991
Poropuntius susanae Asia 1973
Poropuntius tawarensis Asia 13.7 TL 1916



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cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013