Carp, common (Cyprinus carpio)

Linnaeus, 1758; CYPRINIDAE FAMILY; also called carpe commune, carpa, Asian carp, karp, koi,
The carp's original range was limited to temperate Asia and the rivers of the Black Sea and Aegean basins, notably the Danube, in Europe. Today, they are widely distributed in North America below the 50th parallel south to the Florida panhandle. Besides North America, Europe, and Asia, it is also now found in South America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
This is one of the largest members of the “minnow” family, Cyprinidae, and a close relative of the goldfish (Carassius auratus), with which it h... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
102.0 cm
Lake Biwa, Japan
17-May-2017
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
73.0 cm
Lake Granbury, Granbury, Texas, USA
04-Nov-2021

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