cyprinoid


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cyprinoid

(ˈsɪprɪˌnɔɪd; sɪˈpraɪnɔɪd)
adj
1. (Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Cyprinoidea, a large suborder of teleost fishes including the cyprinids, characins, electric eels, and loaches
2. (Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling the carp
n
(Animals) any fish belonging to the Cyprinoidea
[C19: from Latin cyprīnus carp]
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Adj.1.cyprinoid - of or relating to members of fish family Cyprinidae
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Girgis, "On the anatomy and histology of the alimentary tract of an herbivorous bottom-feeding Cyprinoid fish, Labeo horie (Cuvier)," Journal of Morphology, vol.
A survey of metacercariae in cyprinoid fish in Nakhon Ratchasima, Northeast Thailand.
Researches upon the cyprinoid fishes inhabiting the fresh waters of the United States of America, west of the Mississippi Valley, from specimens in the museum of the Smithsonian Institution.
Researches upon the cyprinoid fishes inhabiting the fresh waters of the United States, west of the Mississippi Valley, from specimens in the museum of the Smithsonian Institution.
Bloor said: "I was able to tell them it was a silver carp, a cyprinoid originally bred in the Far East and on the continent where it is valued in fishery management for its ability to help keep waters clear.''
Family (14) Species (23) (1) Mormyridae 1-Mormyrus caschive 2-Mormyrus bebe 3-Mormyrus cyprinoids (2) Mochokidae 1-Synodontis schall (3) Bagridae 1-Bagrus bayad 2-Bagrus domac 3-Chrysichthys auratus 4-Auchenoglanis occidentals (4) characidae 1-Alestes dentex 2-Hydrocynus forskalli 3-Alestes nurse (5) Citharinidae 1-Disticodus niloticus (6) Schilbeidae 1-Schilbe mystus (7) Cyprinidae 1-labeo niloticus 2-Labeo horii 3-Barbus bynii (8) Cichlidae 1-Oreochromis niloticus (9) Clariidae 1-Clarias lazera (10) Protopteridae 1-Protopterus aethiopicus (11) Centropomidae 1-Lates niloticus (12) Tetraodontidae 1-Tetraodon lineatus (13)Malapteroidae Malapteroidae 1-Malapterurus electricus (14) Osteoglossidae 1-Heterotis niloticus Table 2: Showed fish production in months of summer 2014.
The basins abound with target species of cyprinoids.
Another point about the presence of possibly similar exposed ciliated mechanoreceptors in a variety of Asian as well African barbs is that they may have evolved independently, hence may represent an ancient recurrent adaptive feature of cyprinoids. Just how ancient is unclear.