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Class: Teleostei
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Genus: Pethia

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pethia arunachalensis Arunachal barb Asia 3.4 SL 2020
Pethia atra Asia 5.8 SL 2007
Pethia aurea Asia 2.4 SL 2013
Pethia bandula Bandula barb Asia 4.1 SL 1991
Pethia canius Asia 3.0 SL 1822
Pethia conchonius Rosy barb Asia 14 TL 1822
Pethia cumingii Two spot barb Asia 5 TL 1868
Pethia didi Asia 4.0 SL 2005
Pethia dikhuensis Asia 4.6 SL 2022
Pethia erythromycter Asia 3.3 SL 2008
Pethia expletiforis Asia 4.7 SL 2013
Pethia gelius Golden barb Asia 5.1 TL 1822
Pethia guganio Glass-barb Asia 8 TL 1822
Pethia khugae Asia 4.7 SL 2007
Pethia longicauda Asia 3.8 SL 2014
Pethia lutea Asia 3.9 SL 2014
Pethia macrogramma Asia 5.1 SL 2008
Pethia manipurensis Asia 6.2 SL 2000
Pethia meingangbii Asia 2003
Pethia melanomaculata Fire fin barb Asia 3.9 SL 1956
Pethia muvattupuzhaensis Asia 4.5 SL 2005
Pethia nankyweensis Asia 3.3 SL 2008
Pethia narayani Narayan barb Asia 7.8 TL 1937
Pethia nigripinnis Asia 4.5 SL 2012
Pethia nigrofasciata Black ruby barb Asia 6.7 TL 1868
Pethia ornata Asia 4.3 TL 2004
Pethia padamya Asia 4.6 SL 2008
Pethia phutunio Spottedsail barb Asia 3.9 TL 1822
Pethia poiensis Asia 4.3 SL 2018
Pethia pookodensis Asia 4.3 SL 2007
Pethia punctata Asia 7.5 TL 1865
Pethia reval Red fin barb Asia 3.4 SL 2008
Pethia rutila Asia 4.5 SL 2014
Pethia sahit Asia 2018
Pethia sanjaymoluri Asia 3.3 SL 2016
Pethia setnai Asia 5.7 TL 1992
Pethia shalynius Shalyni barb Asia 6 TL 1975
Pethia sharmai Asia 2.7 SL 1993
Pethia stoliczkana Asia 5 SL 1871
Pethia striata Asia 3.3 SL 2015
Pethia thelys Asia 4.2 SL 2008
Pethia tiantian Asia 4.5 SL 2005
Pethia ticto Ticto barb Asia 12.5 TL 1822
Pethia yuensis Asia 5.5 SL 2003

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