bighead carp
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis J. Richardson, 1845


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Subclass: Neopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Hypophthalmichthys
Subject: Hypophthalmichthys nobilis J. Richardson, 1845

Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:
Aristichthys nobilis (Richardson, 1845) (Synonym)


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