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Definition of the noun cyprinidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace

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Google previewComplete Encyclopedia of the Freshwater Aquarium (2001)

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 ...

Google previewFish Development and Genetics (2004)

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.

Google previewBiennial Report of the State Board of Fish Commissioners (1905)

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.

Google previewFreshwater 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 ...

Google previewAquaculture (2012)

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 ...

Google previewFishes 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 ...

Google previewGenetics 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 ...

Google previewGlobal 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 ...

Google previewThe biology of hypogean fishes (2013)

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 ...

Google previewHistones and Other Basic Nuclear Proteins (1989)

by Gary S. Stein, Janet L. Stein

the minnow or carp family Cyprinidae is the largest family of fishes, with over ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

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 ), ...

Google previewThe 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'.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

Sinocyclocheilus hyalinus: Cyprinidae ), the modification of feet and claws (e.g. subterranean planthoppers), and the ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

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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Scrabble value of C3Y4P3R1I1N1I1D2A1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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