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Definition of the noun cyprinidae
What does cyprinidae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Cyprinidae: family Cyprinidae
- more generic term: fish family = any of various families of fish
- member of: Cypriniformes / order Cypriniformes = an order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers
- cyprinid fish / cyprinid = soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales
- carp = any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
- genus Cyprinus / Cyprinus = type genus of the family Cyprinidae: carp
- genus Abramis / Abramis = European fishes
- genus Tinca / Tinca = tench
- genus Leuciscus / Leuciscus = a genus of fish including: dace, chub
- genus Notropis / Notropis = shiners
- genus Notemigonus / Notemigonus = golden shiners
- genus Rutilus / Rutilus = roaches
- genus Scardinius / Scardinius = rudds
- genus Phoxinus / Phoxinus = minnows
- genus Gobio / Gobio = true gudgeons
- genus Carassius / Carassius = goldfish
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cyprinidae
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by John Dawes
THE FAMILY CYPRINIDAE IS THE LARGEST OF THE exclusively freshwater families of fishes and, with the possible exception of the freshwater/ brackish/ marine family, the Cobiidae, it is also the largest family of vertebrates. Indeed, the family ...
The Zebrafish and Medaka Models by Gong Zhiyuan, Vladimir Korzh
”17 The Cyprinidae is a family in the Cypriniformes, which in turn is a member of the monophyletic Otophysi,18 Zebrafish skeletogenesis 393.
by Michigan. State Board of Fish Commissioners
Here, also, the Cyprinidae is the largest family, containing thirty-two species. The Percidae, Catostomidae, Centrarchidae, Siluridae, and Salmonidae contain respectively, twenty-eight, nineteen, fifteen, thirteen and seven species.
Freshwater Fish Distribution (2008)
by Tim M. Berra
The Cyprinidae is the largest. These fishes have three or more pairs of barbels near the mouth. They are benthic, and many have a depressed head and body. They occupy slow to fast-flowing, even torrential, streams. Talwar and Jhingran ...
Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants by John S. Lucas, Paul C. Southgate
The family Cyprinidae is a typical freshwater group of fish with a very wide distribution; its members are collectively referred to as carps, barbels and minnows. Carps occur naturally in North America, Africa and Eurasia, but are absent from ...
Fishes of the World (2016)
by Joseph S. Nelson, Terry C. Grande, Mark V. H. Wilson
The family Cyprinidae is the largest family of freshwater fishes and, with the possible exception of Gobiidae, the largest family of vertebrates. The common name for the family most frequently used in North America is minnow, while in Eurasia it ...
Genetics in Aquaculture (2013)
Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Genetics in Aquaculture by Graham A.E. Gall, H. Chen
Cyprinidae is the largest group of freshwater fishes and the largest cultivated group in the world, and a lack of understanding in genetics undoubtedly is an obstacle in fisheries management of this group. The present study confirms that the ...
Global Biogeography (1995)
by J.C. Briggs
The family Cyprinidae is a primary freshwater group unknown from Africa before the early Miocene. So, the invasion of the Indian subcontinent in the Eocene by an Asian freshwater fish group appears to have taken place. Undoubted fish or ...
by Romero Aldemaro
Results Family: Cyprinidae Cyprinidae is the largest family of freshwater fishes with more than 2000 species distributed throughout Eurasia, Africa, and North America (Nelson 1994). Eighteen species/populations of troglomorphic hypogean ...
by Gary S. Stein, Janet L. Stein
the minnow or carp family Cyprinidae is the largest family of fishes, with over ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Cyprinidae (carp, minnow; superorder Ostariophysi , order *Cypriniformes) In terms of numbers of species, by far the largest family of ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
Cyprinidae (true minnows). a large family of freshwater fish with pharyngeal teeth . Included are carp, chub, dace, goldfish, shiners, etc. See Cyprinus carpio. Cyprinodon variegatus (sheepshead minnow), a killifish (Family Cyprinodontidae ), ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1899)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
genus of siphonate bivalve mollusks, of the family Isocardiidae, or typical of a family Cyprinidae, having two cardinal teeth and a lateral tooth on each valve. C. islandica is a large species of the North Atlantic. Also Cyprine. Cyprinacea (s 'N'.
by John Gunn
Sinocyclocheilus hyalinus: Cyprinidae ), the modification of feet and claws (e.g. subterranean planthoppers), and the ...
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
A genus of American cyprinoi fishes, of the family Cyprinidae, characterized Stone-roller (Campostoma anomalum). by ...
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