Chanodichthys

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Chanodichthys
Predatory carp (Culter erythropterus).jpg
Predatory carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Cultrinae
Genus: Chanodichthys
Bleeker, 1860
Type species
Chanodichthys mongolicus
Basilewsky, 1855

Chanodichthys is a genus of cyprinid freshwater fish, consisting of five species from eastern Asia (China, Mongolia, Russia and Vietnam). The name is derived from the Greek word chanos, meaning "abyss, mouth opened, inmensity", and the Greek word ichthys, meaning "fish". Chanodichthys is closely related to Culter and some species have been moved between these genera.

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