Megalobrama

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Megalobrama
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Cultrinae
Genus: Megalobrama
Dybowski, 1872
Species

6, see text

Megalobrama is a genus of cyprinid fish, consisting of six species native to fresh water in China and eastern Russia. The type species is Megalobrama skolkovii. The name is derived from the Greek word megalos, meaning "great", and the Old French word breme, a type of freshwater fish.

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