Cypriniformes


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Related to Cypriniformes: Ostariophysi, Perciformes

Cypriniformes

[sī‚prin·ə′fōr‚mēz]
(vertebrate zoology)
An order of actinopterygian fishes in the suborder Ostariophysi.
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Biologists and paleontologists synthesize recent research and the current understanding of such aspects as the early ossification and development of the cranium and paired girdles of Chanos chanos, a new teleostean fish from the Early Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) off southeastern Morocco and its relationships with the ostariophysans, systematics and phylogenetic relationships of cypriniformes, the state of knowledge concerning siluriform higher-level phylogeny, and the mitochondrial phylogeny of the South American electric fish (gymnotiformes) and an alternative hypothesis for the otophysan historical biogeography.
Order Cypriniformes Family Cyprinidae (Minnows) Cyprinidae, genus undetermined ROM 43684, 43685 incomplete pharyngeal arch; 43652, 43686- 43691 pharyngeal teeth.
Order Cypriniformes Family Cyprinidae--Carps and Minnows 20 species * Carassius auratus (Linnaeus, 1758).