CYPRINIFORMES,

Matamoros, Wilfredo A., Schaefer, Jacob F. & Kreiser, Brian R., 2009, Annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of continental and insular Honduras, Zootaxa 2307, pp. 1-38: 8

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.275406

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CYPRINIFORMES
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CYPRINIFORMES 

Cyprinidae  . Primary.

Ctenopharyngodon idella (Valenciennes, 1844)  . Grass carp, carpa herbívora. Exotic.

Departments: Cortés and Santa Bárbara. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón and Ulúa. Remarks: Introduced by government agencies in an attempt to strengthen aquaculture activities and provide animal protein to rural communities (D. Meyer, pers. comm.).

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Valenciennes, 1844)  . Silver carp, carpa plateada. Exotic.

Departments: Cortés and Santa Bárbara. Drainages: Atlantic slope: Chamelecón and Ulúa. Remarks: Introduced by government agencies in an attempt to strengthen aquaculture activities and provide animal protein to rural communities (D. Meyer, pers. comm.).