Razorbelly minnow

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Razorbelly minnow
Salmostoma bacaila
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Salmostoma
Swainson, 1839
Type species
Cyprinus oblongus
Swainson, 1839

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The razorbelly minnows are a group of fish in the genus Salmostoma found in southern Asia. They have been placed in the genus Salmophasia but this is regarded as a junior synonym of Salmostoma.[1]


There are currently 13 recognized species in this genus:[2]


  1. ^ William Eschmeyer, ed. (2017). "Search Results from the Catalog of Fishes". California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). Species of Salmostoma in FishBase. October 2017 version.