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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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In the fish ponds, mainly carp, carp, white carp, crucian carp are grown.
Now the Environment Agency has stocked bream, tench and crucian carp to provide more variety for anglers and encourage participation at the fishery.
Yet goldfish and their wild relatives, crucian carp, can survive for days, even months, in oxygen-free water at the bottom of ice-covered ponds.
Lactic acid is a by-product when muscles use carbohydrates to create energy but only goldfish and crucian carp, which are related, are known to convert it to alcohol.
This month is "Catch a Crucian " month with four photographic competitions taking place and the best three in each going into a final judging.
This study evaluated the acute toxicity effects of Pb2+ on essential trace metals behavior and histopathology of Crucian carp (Carassius auratus gibelio).
Mirror, crucian and common are varieties of which freshwater fish?
Crucian carp are cultured in some countries but not in Vietnam.
Specific topics include the design of a membrane biosensor, a sine-wave exciting circuit for a quartz vibrating gyroscope, using electrical resistance tomography to measure parameters in ice-water two-phase flow, texturing multi-crystalline silicon wafers by etching with an ultrasonic standing wave in acid, a novel fiber-optic sensing systems for detecting methane, and synthesizing biomorphic ceria templated from crucian fish scales.
Now 20 fishing platforms have been installed, and over the past six months the Environment Agency has stocked the fishery with roach, tench, rudd and crucian carp.
Investigators were due to return to the house, in Crucian Way, today.