Carp, grass (Ctenopharyngodon idella)

(Valenciennes, 1844); CYPRINIDAE FAMILY; also called amur, white amur, sôgyo, carpa erbivora, graskarpfen
Grass carp are native to rivers of China and Eastern Siberia (Amur River system) that flow into the Pacific Ocean between latitudes 50o to 23 o N. They have been widely introduced around the world for aquatic weed control and aquaculture purposes. Because of the potential negative impact of the fast-reproducing grass carp on sport fish, sterile (triploid) grass carp were developed. Fertilized eggs are shocked with hot or cold water or with pressure, causing them to retain an extra set... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
102.0 cm
Senba River, Hyogo, Japan
29-Aug-2013
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
102.0 cm
Senba River, Hyogo, Japan
06-May-2014
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
102.0 cm
Nagara River, Mie, Japan
25-Mar-2016
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
75.0 cm
Miami, Florida, USA
30-Aug-2021

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