shubunkin


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shubunkin

(ʃʊˈbʌŋkɪn)
n
(Animals) a multicoloured goldfish, Carassius auratus, with black spots and red patches
[Japanese: shu vermilion + bun portion + kin gold]
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Bubble eye, Shubunkin and Oranda are all types of which sea creature?
Simon Marvin runs the operation, which has provided over ve million young carp, tench and ornamental sh including shubunkin, goldsh and various koi varieties, for growing-on to major customers across the UK.
auratus, its two verities black moor and shubunkin; koi, Cyprinus carpio: platy, Xiphophorus maculates, and guppy, Poecilia reticulate ) imported to Pakistan.
The aim of this study was to investigate fungal infection in two tropical ornamental fishes koi, (Cyprinus carpio L.) and shubunkin (Carassius auratus L.).
This event-filled fish adoption story is finished by a Biblical quotation: "Now Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1, KJV)." "Joi the Koi Gets a New Home" is finished with Fun Fish Facts about Guppies, Bettas, Koi, and Shubunkin or Calico Goldfish.
Peter Connor, 73, lost 23 in a single raid including koi and blue shubunkin and it also feasted on a neighbour's entire PS1,000 collection.
[bar] LIFE ABOUNDS: Koy carp in the pond, left, and purple irises in bloom, above; inset: popular species shubunkin and golden comet
* Shubunkin: Similar in body shape to the comet but with a splotchy orange and white color pattern.
MOST popular are the Common, Comet, Fantail and Shubunkin. They're all winter hardy and will grow 12-14ins in a good-sized garden pond.
44 What kind of domestic animal is the strikingly-coloured shubunkin?
Goldfish are an obvious choice, but select a hardy variety such as the common goldfish, comet or shubunkin. All will survive a British winter.