soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales
of or relating to members of fish family Cyprinidae
A family of fresh water teleosts. There are about 1600 species, usually omnivorous or herbivorous. They have been traditionally cultivated in Asia.
fish belonging to the minnow family, Cyprinidae, the largest family of fresh water fish in North America; includes minnows, dace, shiners, and chubs.
The family Cyprinidae, named after the Greek word for goldfish, consists of the carps and minnows. It is the largest family of fresh-water fish, with over 2000 species of cyprinids in over 200 genera. The family belongs to the order Cypriniformes.