family Cyprinidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Cyprinidae - a family of fish including: carpfamily Cyprinidae - a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
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
cyprinid, cyprinid fish - soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales
carp - any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
Cyprinus, genus Cyprinus - type genus of the family Cyprinidae: carp
Abramis, genus Abramis - European fishes
genus Leuciscus, Leuciscus - a genus of fish including: dace, chub
genus Notemigonus, Notemigonus - golden shiners
genus Gobio, Gobio - true gudgeons
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Barilius bendelisis (Hamilton, 1807) commonly called as "Indian hill trout" is a member of the family Cyprinidae that occurs in shallow and cold waters of rivers and streams of the Himalayan region, northeastern India and several parts of Uttarakhand.
Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus), one of the largest members of the family Cyprinidae, whose farming output already exceed 5.9 million tons on every year in China.
The three most dominant species were Cyclocheilichthys apogon (48.2%) and Hampala macrolepidota (11.0%) from the family Cyprinidae and Hemibagrus planiceps (10.8%) from the family Bagridae.
The family Cyprinidae consists of minnows and carp and is the largest family of freshwater fishes in the world (Nelson 2006).
Habitat use and population structure of four native minnows (family Cyprinidae) in the upper Missouri and lower Yellowstone rivers, North Dakota (USA).
In part, the Act is a response to the threat of "Asian carps" (Family Cyprinidae), which were introduced from Asia to North America in the 1960s and 1970s to help aquaculture and waste-water facilities keep retention ponds clean by feeding on plankton.
members of the fish family Cyprinidae. Such infections are however not possible in fish hosts belonging to fish families like Percidae, Anguillidae, Ictaluridae and Clariidae.
Of a total of 45 fish individuals, the common carp (belonging to the family Cyprinidae; 71.1%, N 32) was the most common species followed by goldfish Carassius auratus (belonging to the family Cyprinidae; 8.9%, N = 4), tilapia Oreochromis mossambicus (belonging to the family Cichlidae; 6.7%, N 3) and large mouth bass Micropterus salmoides (belonging to the family Centrarchidae; 2.2%, N 1), whereas the rest remainded unidentified (11.1%, N = 5).
Barbus occidentalis (Boulenger, 1911) family Cyprinidae is an important commercially exploited fish species in Nigeria inland waters, highly sourced for its rich protein content, good taste and hardy flesh.
Opisthorchis felineus is a trematode that is transmitted to humans through the consumption of raw freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae. Worldwide, the number of cases of human infection has been estimated to be 1.2 million (1).
The Tennessee dace, Phoxinus tennesseensis is a small minnow (family Cyprinidae) occurring with a limited distribution in eastern Tennessee and extreme southwestern Virginia (Etnier and Starnes, 1993; Jenkins and Burkhead, 1994).