genus Carassius

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Noun1.genus Carassius - goldfishgenus Carassius - 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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"Available data show that at least five genetically and morphologically distinct stocks are known in Japan which are considered as distinct species or subspecies [writes Kottelat, 1997: 52, and after saying that] the systematics of the genus Carassius in East Asia is confusing" (see also Hensel, 1971; Kawanabe and Mixuno, 1989).