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Common Carp

Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp)

Family: Cyrinidae

Status: Introduced.

Size: Reach lengths 120 cm and 40kg. Large scales of bronze to olive in colour above and paler below, forked tail and two pairs barbles on either side of a fleshy lipped mouth. Forked tail. Reduced scaled “Mirror Carp” and scaleless” Leather Carp” varieties occur in the wild. Dorsal and anal fin has a hard serrated front spine. Note that goldfish-carp hybrids do occur with one pair of barbles at the mouth.

Location: Found throughout many parts of the CNM region.

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Cyprinus carpio at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Dec 2018 Cyprinus carpio at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Oct 2018 Cyprinus carpio at Stranger Pond - 9 Apr 2018 Cyprinus carpio at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018 Cyprinus carpio at Yass, NSW - 1 Feb 2018 Cyprinus carpio at Cotter Reserve - 17 Jan 2018 Cyprinus carpio at Isabella Lake - 25 Jan 2017 Cyprinus carpio at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Nov 2015 Cyprinus carpio at Flynn, ACT - 16 Mar 2011 Cyprinus carpio at Umbagong District Park - 29 Dec 2010 Cyprinus carpio at Bumbalong, NSW - 27 May 2010 Cyprinus carpio at Kambah Pool - 19 May 2010
Cyprinus carpio at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Dec 2018
Cyprinus carpio at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Oct 2018
Cyprinus carpio at Stranger Pond - 9 Apr 2018
Cyprinus carpio at Lake Ginninderra - 10 Feb 2018
Cyprinus carpio at Yass, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Cyprinus carpio at Cotter Reserve - 17 Jan 2018
Cyprinus carpio at Isabella Lake - 25 Jan 2017
Cyprinus carpio at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Nov 2015
Cyprinus carpio at Flynn, ACT - 16 Mar 2011
Cyprinus carpio at Umbagong District Park - 29 Dec 2010
Cyprinus carpio at Bumbalong, NSW - 27 May 2010
Cyprinus carpio at Kambah Pool - 19 May 2010

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