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Related to Cypriniformes: Ostariophysi, Perciformes
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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
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Mitogenomic evolution and interrelationships of the cypriniformes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi): the first evidence toward resolution of higher-level relationships of the world's largest freshwater fish clade based on 59 whole mitogenome sequences.
Genetic and morphometric comparison of two isolated populations of Barilius bendelisis (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from the Indian Himalayas
A focus on non-game fishes is necessary as these fishes--most notably small-bodied Cypriniformes and Perciformes--represent the majority of diversity in North American waterways, and occupy essential roles within ecosystems (Page and Burr 2011).
Order wise percentage of Meghna River fish species: Siluriformes was found to be the most dominant order consisting 32% of the total fish population followed by Perciformes (30.4%), Cypriniformes (21.4%) (Figure 5).
The other orders combined (Atheriniformes, Cypriniformes, Cyprinodontiformes, Gymnotiformesand Synbranchiformes) were responsible for 9% of the families, 25% of the species, 4% of the biomass caught and only 1% of the number of individuals caught during the sample period.
A new species of Cycleptus (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) from Gulf Slope Drainages of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, with a review of the distribution, biology and conservation status of the genus.
Distribution and systematics of Notropis wickliffi (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in Illinois.
The sagittae are the biggest pair of otoliths, the lapillii are the smallest in most bony fishes; however, in the members of Cypriniformes and Siluriformes the asteriscii are the largest otoliths, and the sagittae are the smallest (Assis, 2003; Campana, 2004).