Hemiculter

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Hemiculter
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Cultrinae
Genus: Hemiculter
Bleeker, 1860
Species

8, see text.

Hemiculter is a genus of cyprinid fish, consisting of eight species native to fresh water of eastern Asia (Siberia to Vietnam). The type species is the sharpbelly, Culter leucisculus. The name is derived from the Greek word hemis, meaning "half", and the Latin word culter, meaning "knife".

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