koi

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koi

 (koi)
n. pl. koi
A variety of carp (Cyprinus carpio) developed in Japan and widely raised as an ornamental fish for its bright color patterns.

[Japanese, carp.]

koi

(kɔɪ)
n
(Animals) any of various ornamental forms of the common carp
[Japanese]

koi

(kɔɪ)

n., pl. kois, koi.
any colorful form of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, cultivated for garden ponds, esp. in Japan.
[1720–30; < Japanese]
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Koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) larval rearing with different zooplanktone life feeds to evaluate their suitability and growth performance.
Volunteers had introduced koi carp to the recently-restored lake at Crow Nest Park in Dewsbury.
Ciara Shields from North Belfast snapped the bird moments after it swooped on a neighbour's pond and took a koi carp. She said: "I'd just sent my husband Leo out for a fish supper when I spotted this character on the roof.
The two-year-olds died last Saturday after somehow ending up in a Koi carp tank at the family home in Dalgety Bay, Fife.
The previous resident ran a firm selling Koi carp from the property.
Ecologists and fish specialists from Europe, New Zealand, and the US detail the natural history and genetics of common carp and the origin, variation, and genetics of Japanese ornamental koi carp; aquaculture and nutrition aspects, including those related to carp in Europe and Asia, reproduction and first feeding, chromosome set manipulation, sex control, and gene transfer, and traditional feeding and replacement of fish meal; diseases and immune response; feeding ecology, carp as an invasive species, and recreational fishing for carp and its implications for the management and growth of carp populations; and the effects of pesticides and natural toxins.
The beautiful landscaped gardens are both attractive and productive, including a stunning koi carp pond and vegetable patch.
The stolen fish are Koi Carp and Shubunkins, some of which the owner, a man aged in his 70s, had owned for more than 15 years.
A substance believed to be fertiliser was also put into a pond and killed 12 koi carp.
You can relax in the Koi Carp lounge, sauna and steam rooms or swim in the two pools.
Also in hot water are koi carp liberators Scooter and Sarah when they get arrested, and Candice fails to win back Warren before he jets off to Spain.
The new web site offers visitors information, accompanied by images, about filters that can be used in ornamental Koi Carp ponds.