Carassius carassius


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Related to Carassius carassius: crucian carp
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Noun1.Carassius carassius - European carp closely resembling wild goldfishCarassius carassius - European carp closely resembling wild goldfish
cyprinid, cyprinid fish - soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales
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Common name Latin name NISP Pike Esox lucius 32 Cyprinids Cyprinidae 269 Roach Rutilus rutilus 10 Roach/rudd Rutilus rutiluslScardinius erythrophthalmus 6 Rudd Scardinius erythrophthalmus 3 Ide Leuciscus idus 5 Asp Aspius aspius 1 Tench Tinea tinea 22 Bream Abramis brama 51 Sichel Pelecus cultratus 1 Crucian carp Carassius carassius 4 Carp Cyprinus carpio f.
The diel activity of crucian carp, Carassius Carassius, in relation to chemical cues from predators.
The crucian carp, Carassius carassius (Linnaeus, 1758) differs from the goldfish by (a) having 23 to 33 gill rakers on the first branchial arch while wild goldfish have 37 to 53, (b) having 28 to 29 fine denticles on the posterior edge of the last unbranched spiny ray of the dorsal fin while goldfish have 10 to 11 irregular denticles, (c) by having a light peritoneum while goldfish have a black peritoneum, (d) by having the upper edge of the dorsal fin raised while in goldfish it is concave, and (e) by having a blackish spot at the base of the caudal fin while goldfish have none.