Cyprinodontidae


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Noun1.Cyprinodontidae - large family of small soft-finned fishes; killifishes; flagfishes; swordtails; guppies
fish family - any of various families of fish
Cypriniformes, order Cypriniformes - an order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi
cyprinodont - any member of the family Cyprinodontidae
genus Rivulus - killifish
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The fish fauna is characterized by the predominance of Cyprinidae family members with 14 kinds and 20 species and in a lesser extent Cichlidae (5 kinds, 8 species), Mugilidae (3 kinds, 5 species), and Cyprinodontidae (1 kinds, 4 species).
Phylogeny and classification of the Cyprinodontidae revisited: are Andean and Anatolian killifishes sister taxa?
Litopenaeus LISE setiferus Fish Ariidae Ariopsis felis ARFE Bagre marinus BAMA Atherinopdisae Menidia menidia MEME Carangidae Chasmodes CHBO bosquiartus Carcharhinidae Caranx hippos CAHI Clupeidae Carcharhinus CALI limbatus Cynoglossidae Brevoortia BRPA patronus Cyprinodontidae Symphurus SYPL plagiusa Dasyatidae Cyprinodon CYVA variegatus Elopidae Dasyatis sabina DASA Engraulidae Flops saurus ELSA Gerreidae Anchoa mitchilli ANMI Gobiesocidae Eucinostomus EUAR argenteus Gobiidae Gobiesox spp.
The family Cyprinodontidae is distributed throughout the United States Africa Southern Europe and Asia.
Also Romand6 had initially reported a feeding preference in descending order of Aedes, Anopheles and Culex for a West African Cyprinodontidae, Aplocheilichthys normani.
La region NA puede ser la mas afectada, y por tanto, las familias de peces de origen NA, como Atherinopsidae, con ocho especies endemicas en riesgo de los generos Menidia; Catostomidae, con siete especies del genero Cyprinodon; Cyprinidae, con 32 de los generos Algansea, Cyprinella, Dionda y Notropis; Cyprinodontidae, con 16 especies del genero Cyprinodon; Goodeidae, con 24 especies de 12 generos; Gobiesocidae, con tres del genero Gobiesox; Ictaluridae, con cuatro del genero Ictalurus; Percidae, con cuatro del genero Etheostoma, y Salmonidae 1 del genero Oncorhynchus.