Assamese kingfish

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Cyprinion semiplotum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Cyprinion
Species: C. semiplotum
Binomial name
Cyprinion semiplotum
(McClelland, 1839)
  • Cyprinus semiplotus McClelland, 1839
  • Semiplotus semiplotus (McClelland, 1839)
  • Semiplotus macclellandi Bleeker, 1860

Cyprinion semiplotum, the Assamese kingfish, is a species of cyprinid fish native to southern Asia where it occurs in fresh waters of India, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar. This species can reach a length of 60 centimetres (24 in) TL. It is of minor importance to local commercial fisheries.[2]


  1. ^ Singh, L. 2010. Cyprinion semiplotum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. < Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 22 January 2014.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Cyprinion semiplotum" in FishBase. December 2013 version.