Ctenopharyngodon idella

Ctenopharyngodon idella
Grass Carp – Ctenopharyngodon idella
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
XenocyprididaeCtenopharyngodon idella(Valenciennes)1844Grass Carp

Ctenopharyngodon idella

Unique Characters: Thick, mullet-like body, wide head with terminal mouth, large and dark-edged scales, and short caudal peduncle. May reach more than 1 m in length.

Similar Species: None

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