Cypriniformes


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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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New primers for amplifying and sequencing the mitochondrial ND4/ND5 gene region of the Cypriniformes (Actinopterygii: Ostariophysi).
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).
Cao et al [23] reported for the first time of a salinity-induced increase of GH-IGF-I circulating levels in Cypriniformes.