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Systomus is a genus of fish in the family Cyprinidae native to tropical Asia.[1]

Systomus
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Javean barb (Systomus rubripinnis)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Barbinae
Genus: Systomus
McClelland, 1839
Type species
Systomus immaculatus
McClelland, 1839

SpeciesEdit

There are currently 18 recognized species in this genus:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kottelat, M. (2013): The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: A catalogue and core bibliography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries. Archived 2015-01-06 at the Wayback Machine Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Suppl. No. 27: 1–663.
  2. ^ a b Plamoottil, M. (2014): Puntius nelsoni, Systomus chryseus and S. rufus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), three new fish species from Kerala, India. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies, 1 (6): 135–145.
  3. ^ Plamoottil, M. (2016): Systomus laticeps, a new species of cyprinid fish from Kerala, India. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies, 3 (5): 92-96.