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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Caecocypris

Caecocypris is a genus of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.


The Caecocypris is vulnerable to becoming an endangered species.[1] It stays in the range of subtropical climates and 35°N - 34°N.[2]


The taxonomy of the Caecocypris is as follows:

  • Kingdom-Animalia
  • Phylum-Chordata
  • Class-Actinopterygii
  • Order-Cypriniformes
  • Family-Cyprinidae[1]


The Caecocypris is native to the country of Iraq and they can be found in freshwater caves.[1]

It contains the following species:


  1. ^ a b c "Caecocypris basimi". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Caecocypris basimi". FishBase. Retrieved 3 January 2013.