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Leuciscinae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Cypriniformes
Higher classification  Cyprinidae
Phylum  Chordata
Scientific name  Leuciscinae
Rank  Subfamily
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Similar  Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes, Leuciscus, Cyprininae, Actinopterygii

The Leuciscinae, commonly known as true minnows, are a large subfamily of the freshwater fish family Cyprinidae.

Smaller fish in the Leuciscinae are known as minnows. However, the term minnow is also used as an unspecific term for tiny freshwater and saltwater fish, especially those used as fishing bait.

Genera of Leuciscinae

  • Abramis (Bream)
  • Achondrostoma
  • Alburnoides (bystranka, shneider and spirlin)
  • Alburnus (alborella, bleak, kuli and shemaya)
  • Aspius (asp)
  • Ballerus (white-eyed bream and zope)
  • Chalcalburnus (Danube bleak and tarek)
  • Chondrostoma (nace)
  • Ctenopharyngodon
  • Eremichthys
  • Ericymba
  • Hybopsis
  • Iberochondrostoma
  • Leucaspius
  • Leuciscus (chub, dace and ide)
  • Leucos
  • Meda
  • Moapa
  • Mylopharyngodon
  • Notropis
  • Phoxinus (minnow)
  • Pimephales
  • Ptychocheilus
  • Rasbosoma
  • Rhinichthys
  • Rutilus (katum, perlfish and roach)
  • Scardinius (rudd)
  • Tinca (tench)
  • Tribolodon
  • Vimba
  • References

    Leuciscinae Wikipedia


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