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Leuciscus alburnus
Bleak Bleak, n. [From Bleak, a., cf. Blay.] (Zo["o]l.) A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinid[ae]; the blay. [Written also blick.] Note: The silvery pigment lining the scales of the bleak is used in the manufacture of artificial pearls. --Baird.
Leuciscus alburnus
Ablet Ab"let, Ablen Ab"len[F. ablet, ablette, a dim. fr. LL. abula, for albula, dim. of albus white. Cf. Abele.] (Zo["o]l.) A small fresh-water fish (Leuciscus alburnus); the bleak.
Leuciscus caeruleus
Azurine Az"u*rine, n. (Zo["o]l.) The blue roach of Europe (Leuciscus c[ae]ruleus); -- so called from its color.
Leuciscus cephalus
Chub Chub, n. [This word seems to signify a large or thick fish. Cf. Sw. kubb a short and thick piece of wood, and perh. F. chabot chub.] (Zo["o]l.) A species to fresh-water fish of the Cyprinid[ae] or Carp family. The common European species is Leuciscus cephalus; the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes of the same family, of the genera Semotilus, Squalius, Ceratichthys, etc., and locally to several very different fishes, as the tautog, black bass, etc. Chub mackerel (Zo["o]l.), a species of mackerel (Scomber colias) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic coast, but absent in others; -- called also bull mackerel, thimble-eye, and big-eye mackerel. Chub sucker (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water fish of the United States (Erimyzon sucetta); -- called also creekfish.
Leuciscus erythrophthalmus
Rudd Rudd, n. [See Rud, n.] (Zo["o]l.) A fresh-water European fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus erythrophthalmus). It is about the size and shape of the roach, but it has the dorsal fin farther back, a stouter body, and red irises. Called also redeye, roud, finscale, and shallow. A blue variety is called azurine, or blue roach.
Leuciscus idus
Id Id, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small fresh-water cyprinoid fish (Leuciscus idus or Idus idus) of Europe. A domesticated variety, colored like the goldfish, is called orfe in Germany.
Leuciscus phoxinus
Minnow Min"now, n. [OE. menow, cf. AS. myne; also OE. menuse, OF. menuise small fish; akin to E. minish, minute.] [Written also minow.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small European fresh-water cyprinoid fish (Phoxinus l[ae]vis, formerly Leuciscus phoxinus); sometimes applied also to the young of larger kinds; -- called also minim and minny. The name is also applied to several allied American species, of the genera Phoxinus, Notropis, or Minnilus, and Rhinichthys. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any of numerous small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and related genera. They live both in fresh and in salt water. Called also killifish, minny, and mummichog.
Leuciscus phoxinus
Birk Birk, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small European minnow (Leuciscus phoxinus).
Leuciscus rutilus
Roach Roach, n. [OE. rroche; cf. AS. reohha, D. rog, roch, G. roche, LG. ruche, Dan. rokke ray, Sw. rocka, and E. ray a fish.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European fresh-water fish of the Carp family (Leuciscus rutilus). It is silver-white, with a greenish back. (b) An American chub (Semotilus bullaris); the fallfish. (c) The redfin, or shiner. 2. (Naut.) A convex curve or arch cut in the edge of a sail to prevent chafing, or to secure a better fit. As sound as a roach [roach perhaps being a corruption of a F. roche a rock], perfectly sound.
Leuciscus vulgaris
Dace Dace, n. [Written also dare, dart, fr. F. dard dase, dart, of German origin. Dace is for an older darce, fr. an OF. nom. darz. See Dart a javelin.] (Zo["o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare. Note: In America the name is given to several related fishes of the genera Squalius, Minnilus, etc. The black-nosed dace is Rhinichthys atronasus the horned dace is Semotilus corporalis. For red dace, see Redfin.
Squalius leuciscus
Dace Dace, n. [Written also dare, dart, fr. F. dard dase, dart, of German origin. Dace is for an older darce, fr. an OF. nom. darz. See Dart a javelin.] (Zo["o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare. Note: In America the name is given to several related fishes of the genera Squalius, Minnilus, etc. The black-nosed dace is Rhinichthys atronasus the horned dace is Semotilus corporalis. For red dace, see Redfin.

Meaning of Leuciscus from wikipedia

- include the common dace Leuciscus leuciscus and the ide L. idus. The European chubs were formerly also included in Leuciscus, but they are now usually...
- generic name Leuciscus is derived from the Gr**** word leykiskos which means "white mullet". There are two recognised subspecies of the ide: Leuciscus idus idus...
- The common dace (Leuciscus leuciscus), the dace or Eurasian dace /ˈdeɪs/, is a fresh- or brackish-water fish belonging to the family Cyprinidae. It is...
- The unmodified name is usually a reference to the common dace (Leuciscus leuciscus). This, like most fishes called "daces", belongs to the family Cyprinidae...
- common rudd (Scardinius erythropthalmus), the dace (Leuciscus leuciscus), or the ide (Leuciscus idus). They can be distinguished by these characteristics:...
- thymallus) Gr**** Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) Golden Orfe (Leuciscus idus) (Leuciscus idus) Ide (natural) Former British Record Wels Catfish 1970 This...
- caved**** Bonaparte, 1838 Leuciscus brutius Costa, 1838 Leuciscus orientalis Nordmann, 1840 Squalius orientalis (Nordmann, 1840) Leuciscus rissoi Schinz, 1840...
- dace (Leuciscus lehmanni) is a species cyprinid fish known from Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Leuciscus lehmanni"...
- Nemophas leuciscus is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Francis Polkinghorne Pascoe in 1866. It is known from Moluccas...
- Mylopharyngodon piceus (J. Richardson, 1846) Synonyms Leuciscus piceus Richardson, 1846 Leuciscus aethiops Basilewsky, 1855 Myloleuciscus aethiops (Basilewsky...
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