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1) minnow. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cyprinus carpio), and of which there are some 300 American species. The European minnow is Phoxinus phoxinus. Minnows have soft-rayed fins and teeth in the throat...

2) dace. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...dace, see minnow....

3) shiner. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...shiner, see minnow....

4) chub, in zoology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...chub, in zoology, see minnow....

5) carp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cyprinus carpio, the largest member of the minnow family. A native of Asia, the carp was introduced into Europe and America and has become so well established that...

6) sucker. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Suckers range in size from 6 in. (15 cm) to 3 ft (90 cm). They have fleshy, sucking mouths and are sluggish bottom feeders, eating small aquatic animals and plants....

7) catfish. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The catfish is related to the sucker and the minnow, and like them has a complex set of bones forming a sensitive hearing apparatus. Catfish are named for the barbels...

8) shark. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...There are about 250 species of sharks, ranging from the 2-ft (60-cm) pygmy shark to 50-ft (15-m) giants. They are found in all seas, but are most abundant in warm...

9) cave fish. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The Amblyopsidae are whitish fish, up to 5 in. (13 cm) long. With the exception of a single species, all members of the family live in the limestone cave region of...

10) killifish. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cyprinodontidae or toothed minnows, a family that includes also the topminnows and many popular aquarium fishes (e.g., the guppy or rainbow fish, Lebistes reticulatus)...

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