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Acanthobrama is a genus of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae found mostly in the Near East.

Acanthobrama telavivensis.jpeg
Acanthobrama telavivensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Leuciscinae
Genus: Acanthobrama
Heckel, 1843
Type species
Acanthobrama marmid
Heckel, 1843

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  1. ^ a b c d Freyhof, J. & Özulug, M. (2014): Acanthobrama thisbeae, a new species of bream from southern Anatolia, Turkey (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 25 (1): 1-10.
  2. ^ a b c Eschmeyer, W. (2015) Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. (March 2015)
  3. ^ Petroleuciscus persidis in FishBase (March 2015)