Silver crucian carp, Japanese

Silver crucian carp, Japanese

Carassius auratus gibelio (Bloch, 1783)

Taxonomic features – The external appearance of the silver crucian carp resembles a common crucian carp. The body is laterally flattened, quite strongly protruding. The head is small, slightly sharpened. End mouth opening, obliquely cut, pozbawiony

Crucian (crucian carp)

Crucian (crucian carp)

Carassius carassius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomic features – Body crucian it is laterally flattened, usually strongly protruding. The head is small, quite short and blunt ended. End mouth opening, little, slit obliquely. There are no mustaches. Lateral line not very clear, gently curved.

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