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Common Carp
Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Cyprinus carpio var. gibbosus Kessler, 1856

Other names

= Carp
= European Carp

Vulnerable

Images


skull

Cyprinus carpio - Line Carp

Author: Pavel Zuber

Cyprinus carpio - Line Carp

Author: Pavel Zuber

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924, Gyrodactylus elegans von Nordmann, 1832, Cryptobia cyprini (Plehn, 1903)

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Cyprinus carpio carpio (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Carp
subspecies Cyprinus carpio haematopterus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 - Amur Carp

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subspecies Cyprinus carpio viridiviolaceus Lacépède, 1803 - Southeast Asian Wild Carp
varietas Cyprinus carpio var. communis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Line Carp

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varietas Cyprinus carpio var. macrolepidotus Meidinger, 1794 - Mirror Carp

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varietas Cyprinus carpio var. nudus Bloch, 1784 - Naked Carp

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form Cyprinus carpio f. koi - Colour Carp

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Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1450]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/7153]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304457]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [16171fac-8d6c-4327-9fab-f2db864d71bf]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
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 Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 June 2013
EN Baumgartner, D.; G. Baumgartner; C. S. Pavanelli; P. R. L. da Silva; V. A. Frana; L. C. de Oliveira; M. R. Michelon (2006): Fish, Salto Osório Reservoir, Iguaçu River basin, Paraná State, Brazil., Check List 2(1):1-4 [as Cyprinus carpio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Daniels, R. A.; R. S. Morse; B. R. Weatherwax (2006): Fish, Conewango Creek, Allegheny River Drainage, New York, USA, Check List 2(1):14-19 [as Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758]

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