A dace is a small fish that can be one of many different species. The unmodified name is usually a reference to the common dace (Leuciscus leuciscus). This, like most fishes called "daces", belongs to the family Cyprinidae, mostly in subfamily Leuciscinae.
Daces in the Cyprinidae:
- Common dace, Leuciscus leuciscus
- Chinese mud carp, Cirrhinus chinensis (called "dace" in Hong Kong) or mud carp (Cirrhinus molitorella)
- Columbia River dace, Ptychocheilus oregonensis (a pikeminnow)
- Desert dace, Eremichthys acros (a monotypic genus)
- European daces, genus Leuciscus
- Fallfish, Semotilus corporalis (a creek chub called "dace" in Canada)
- Horned dace, Semotilus atromaculatus (a creek chub)
- Korean splendid dace, Coreoleuciscus splendidus (a monotypic genus)
- Lake Candidus dace, Candidia barbatus (a monotypic genus)
- Mexican daces, genus Evarra
- Moapa dace, Moapa coriacea (a monotypic genus)
- Northwest dace, Mylocheilus caurinus (a peamouth)
- Pearl dace, Margariscus margarita (a monotypic genus)
- Ponto-Caspian daces, genus Petroleuciscus
- Redbelly daces, genus Phoxinus
- Redside daces, genus Clinostomus, e.g.
- Relict dace, Relictus solitarius (a monotypic genus)
- Riffle daces, genus Rhinichthys (including Tiaroga)
- Saskatchewan dace, Platygobio gracilis (a flathead chub)
- Shining dace, Semotilus corporalis (a creek chub)
- Spikedace, Meda fulgida (a monotypic genus)
- Spinedaces, genus Lepidomeda
Daces not in Cyprinidae
- Sea dace, the European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) of the Moronidae
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