cyprinid

Definitions of cyprinid
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adj of or relating to members of fish family Cyprinidae

Synonyms:
cyprinoid

n soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales

Synonyms:
cyprinid fish
Types:
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carp
any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
Tinca tinca, tench
freshwater dace-like game fish of Europe and western Asia noted for ability to survive outside water
Leuciscus leuciscus, dace
small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body
Leuciscus cephalus, chub
European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle-shaped body
shiner
any of numerous small silvery North American cyprinid fishes especially of the genus Notropis
Rutilus rutilus, roach
European freshwater food fish having a greenish back
Scardinius erythrophthalmus, rudd
European freshwater fish resembling the roach
Phoxinus phoxinus, minnow
very small European freshwater fish common in gravelly streams
Gobio gobio, gudgeon
small slender European freshwater fish often used as bait by anglers
Carassius auratus, goldfish
small golden or orange-red freshwater fishes of Eurasia used as pond or aquarium fishes
Carassius carassius, Carassius vulgaris, crucian carp
European carp closely resembling wild goldfish
Cyprinus carpio, domestic carp
large Old World freshwater bottom-feeding fish introduced into Europe from Asia; inhabits ponds and sluggish streams and often raised for food; introduced into United States where it has become a pest
Notropis atherinoides, emerald shiner
small blunt-nosed fish of Great Lakes and Mississippi valley with a greenish luster
Notropis cornutus, common shiner, silversides
the common North American shiner
Notemigonus crysoleucas, golden shiner
shiner of eastern North America having golden glints; sometimes also called `bream'
silverfish
a silvery variety of Carassius auratus
Type of:
cypriniform fish
a soft-finned fish of the order Cypriniformes

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