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Noun1.Carassius - goldfishCarassius - goldfish        
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Cyprinidae, family Cyprinidae - a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
Carassius auratus, goldfish - small golden or orange-red freshwater fishes of Eurasia used as pond or aquarium fishes
Carassius carassius, Carassius vulgaris, crucian carp - European carp closely resembling wild goldfish
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Threat of alien invasion.--The first wave of alien invasion occurred with the transplant of the common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and goldfish (Carassius auratus) into North America.
Larvivorous Capacity of the Gold Fish (Carassius auratus auratus) and the Wild Guppy (Poecilia reticulata) on Larvaes of Aedes aegypti in Laboratory Conditions
In addition, encapsulation of glochidia on largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides), goldfish (Carassius auratus), and catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) was examined to compare cyst formation on marginally suitable and nonhost fish.
There have been no previous reports of somatic gene transfer to the fish brain; therefore, it was necessary to optimize injection and transfection conditions for the adult goldfish (Carassius auratus).
Predation as a determinant of size structure in populations of crucian carp (Carassius carussius) and tench (Tinca tinca).
Hoseini & Tarkhani (2013), found concentrations of cortisol up to 20 times above the basal levels in Carassius auratus exposed to 0.25 mL of formalin for 30 min.
Organ-specific antioxidant defenses and FT-IR spectroscopy of muscles in Crucian carp (Carassius auratus gibelio) exposed to environmental Pb2+.
(2014) concluded that zinc exposure caused an increase in liver glutathione peroxidase activity in the fish, Carassius auratus, as compared to the control fish.
CyHV-2 or goldfish herpesvirus was first detected in goldfish (Carassius auratus), inducing severe disease outbreaks in those affected populations [18,19].
2009), Cyprinidae such as topmouth gudgeon Pseudorasbora parva (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) and gibel carp Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782) (Zahorska & Kovac 2009, Tarkan et al.