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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Günther's classification of fishes, the first group of Cyprinidæ, having the air-bladder divided into an anterior and a posterior portion, not inclosed in an osseous capsule, and the pharyngeal teeth in a single series, and extremely numerous and closely set. Also Catastomina.


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