Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Cypriniformes: Ostariophysi, Perciformes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cypriniformes - an order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi
animal order - the order of animals
Malacopterygii, superorder Malacopterygii - an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
cypriniform fish - a soft-finned fish of the order Cypriniformes
Cyprinidae, family Cyprinidae - a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
Electrophoridae, family Electrophoridae - small family comprising the electric eels
Catostomidae, family Catostomidae - suckers; closely related to the family Cyprinidae
Cyprinodontidae, family Cyprinodontidae - large family of small soft-finned fishes; killifishes; flagfishes; swordtails; guppies
Characidae, family Characidae - tropical freshwater fishes of Africa and South America and Central America
References in periodicals archive ?
Paramisgurnus dabryanus, a small-sized fish belonging to the family of Cobitidae of the order Cypriniformes, is which is unique in China.
Los ergasilideos parasitan peces de los ordenes Clupeiformes, Cypriniformes, Siluriformes, Atheriniformes y Perciformes en peces de la amazonia brasilera (Thatcher et al.
New primers for amplifying and sequencing the mitochondrial ND4/ND5 gene region of the Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi).
Del total de especies 33 pertenecen al orden Perciformes, seguido de los Cypriniformes (12 especies), Characiformes (8 especies) y los Cyprinodontiformes (8 especies).
Larvivorous potential of some cypriniformes fishes and grass carp and major carp was evaluated and composite fish culture was also attempted in ponds of rural areas of Pondicherry (64).
ORDEN FAMILIA GENERO ESPECIE Cyprinus Carpio Cypriniformes CYPRINIDAE Cyprinus Cyprinus Carpio var specularis ICTALURIDAE ICTALURIDAE Ictalurus Ictaiurus ochoterenai CHARACINIDAE Astyanax.
Todos los ordenes tiene un porcentaje mayor de 25% de especies en riesgo y mas de 30% de especies endemicas en riesgo; sobresalen los Cypriniformes y Salmoniformes con mas del 60% de especies en riesgo.
Cao et al [23] reported for the first time of a salinity-induced increase of GH-IGF-I circulating levels in Cypriniformes.
Biologists and paleontologists synthesize recent research and the current understanding of such aspects as the early ossification and development of the cranium and paired girdles of Chanos chanos, a new teleostean fish from the Early Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) off southeastern Morocco and its relationships with the ostariophysans, systematics and phylogenetic relationships of cypriniformes, the state of knowledge concerning siluriform higher-level phylogeny, and the mitochondrial phylogeny of the South American electric fish (gymnotiformes) and an alternative hypothesis for the otophysan historical biogeography.
Phoxinus: peces--carpas--de agua dulce incluidos en el orden Cypriniformes, distribucion cosmopolita por rios de Asia, Europa y America del Norte.