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cyprinids

a group of soft-finned, freshwater fish (Cyprinidae) including the carps, which is widespread in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.
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The assemblage is dominated by several cyprinid species, which are archaeozoologically difficult to distinguish (Cyprinidae, 49.
Bunni adults are short like Hamri because they are small in the beginning of their larval development compared to other cyprinids (Szypula et al.
These include the cyprinid Gila grahamii Baird & Girard 1853 (USNM 252 [syntype]) (a synonym of Gila robusta) (see Gilbert 1998:88); the catostomids Catostomus latipinnis Baird & Girard 1853 (USNM 254 [paralectotype]) (see Gilbert 1998:189-190) and Catostomus lactarius Girard 1856 (USNM 257 [syntype]) (a synonym of Catostomus catostomus) (see Gilbert 1998:189); and the centrarchids Pomoxis nitidus Girard 1858 (USNM 261 [syntype]) (a synonym of Pomoxis annularis) (see Gilbert 1998:244) and Enneacanthus margarotis Gill & Jordan 1877 (USNM 20494 [syntype]) (a synonym of Enneacanthus gloriosus) (see Gilbert 1998:241).
Cyprinids generally were more abundant in the mainstem and Cypress Creek, systems with more persistent flows, whereas centrarchids and poeciliids generally were more abundant in Little Blanco River, a stream with intermittent flows near its confluence with the Blanco River mainstem.
Etude cytogenetique chez quelques especes de cyprinids de la region Midi-Pyrenees.
As with the cyprinid fossils, these catostomid specimens were not identified to genus due to their fragmentary nature.
Two cyprinids, the Yellowfin Shiner (Notropis lutipinnis) and Bluehead Chub (Nocomis leptocephalus), were the most abundant species and dominated catches from all but one habitat (Table I).
Based on our observations and those of Woolcott and Maurakis (1988), the saffron shiner can be added to the list of cyprinids known to enter into nest associations with both Nocomis and Semotilus (Johnston, 1991).
The number of benthic insectivores and the proportion of insectivorous cyprinids increased in all three basins; however, the number of white suckers decreased significantly only in the Delaware River Basin.
The latter include the Asian Arowana, and a number of cyprinids, such as the Sultan Fish, Freshwater Dorab (belantau, Macrochirichthys macrochirus), and tern unit Labeo chrysophekadion.
The bulk of the 215 species are found in five families: 66 cyprinids, 41 percids, 20 centrarchids, 19 ictalurids, and 18 catostomids--more than 75 percent of the states fish species.