order Cypriniformes


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Related to order Cypriniformes: Ostariophysi, Cobitidae, Spined loach
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Noun1.order 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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Paramisgurnus dabryanus, a small-sized fish belonging to the family of Cobitidae of the order Cypriniformes, is which is unique in China.
It belongs to the family cyprinidae under the order cypriniformes. It is a popular table fish as having high nutritional value with good amount of protein, calcium and low fatty acid content [1,2].
Phylogenetic relationships of Danio within the order Cypriniformes: a framework for comparative and evolutionary studies of a model species.