genus Leuciscus


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Related to genus Leuciscus: Leuciscus cephalus, Phoxinus phoxinus
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Noun1.genus Leuciscus - a genus of fish including: dace, chubgenus Leuciscus - a genus of fish including: dace, chub
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Cyprinidae, family Cyprinidae - a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
dace, Leuciscus leuciscus - small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body
chub, Leuciscus cephalus - European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle-shaped body
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Comparisons with other minnows from the region implicated members of the genus Leuciscus as one parent involved in production of R.
The latter two species were initially identified as belonging to the genus Leuciscus, but Doadrio (1981) transferred them to the genus Rutilus because of their uniseriated pharyngeal teeth, a feature shared with R.
Grazzini, who was a contentious individual, received his byname from the common name of a fish well known to anglers for putting up a good fight and belonging to the genus Leuciscus, another name by which he was sometimes identified.