German carp


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(Zool.) the crucian carp.

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Two years later, in 1881, the state's first fish hatchery, Barton Springs, was built for propagation of the then popular "German carp." However, 4 years later in 1885 the Fish Commission was abolished owing to public opposition to the introduction of the carp and the tightening of game protective laws.