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crucian

(ˈkruːʃən)
n
(Animals) a European cyprinid fish, Carassius carassius, with a dark-green back, a golden-yellow undersurface, and reddish dorsal and tail fins: an aquarium fish
[C18: from Low German Karusse]
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Tokyo, Japan, June 20, 2006 - (JCN) - Nisshin Food Products announced on June 19 that its research body Food Safety Research Institute has discovered a unique lactobacillus in funa-zushi, or fermented crucian carp with rice, a traditional specialty food from Gifu Prefecture.
Tourism Department plans to have late-night entertainment and festivals - including hallmarks of Crucian tradition like quelbe and mocko jumbies.
The crucian carp (Carassius carassius) has long been recognized as a champion survivor, thriving even in shallow ponds that freeze over during long Northern winters.
Scientists at the Environment Agency fear the popular household pets could force native crucian carp out of existence after escaping from ponds during floods,being released illegally or being accidentally stocked by fishery managers.