Taxon profile


Gibel Carp
Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Cypriniformes »  family Cyprinidae - minnows and carps »  genus Carassius

Scientific synonyms

Carassius auratus gibelio (Bloch, 1783)
Carassius auratus gibelio vovkii Johansen, 1945
Carassius bucephalus Heckel, 1837
Carassius carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782)
Carassius ellipticus Heckel, 1848
Carassius vulgaris kolenty Dybowski, 1877
Carassius vulgaris ventrosus Walecki, 1863
Cyprinopsis gibelio (Bloch, 1782)
Cyprinus amarus Koch, 1840
Cyprinus gibelio Bloch, 1782

Other names

= Giebel
= Giebel Carp
= Golden Carp
= Goldfish


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Similar species

Carassius carassius (Linnaeus, 1758) - Crucian

Distribution maps

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/31647]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304429]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6376]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 9 June 2013
EN Özcan Gaygusuz, Ali Serhan Tarkan and Çiğdem Gürsoy Gaygusuz (2007): Changes in the fish community of the Ömerli Reservoir (Turkey) following the introduction of non-native gibel carp Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782) and other human impacts [], Aquatic invasions, Volume 2, Issue 2: 117-120 [as Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782)]

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