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Black Carp, Mylopharyngodon piceus (Richardson, 1846)

Black carp: Mylopharyngodon piceus

Black carp: Mylopharyngodon piceus

The black carp was introduced in Bangladesh from China in 1983 by Department of Fisheries (DoF) (Rahman, 2007; Khaleque, 2002; Galib and Mohsin, 2011). It is also known as snail carp (Galib and …read more

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Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Common carp: <em>Cyprinus carpio communis</em>

Common carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Synonyms: Cyprinus carpio: Linnaeus, 1758. C. carpio intha: Annandale, 1918.

Common name: Common carp (English name)

Bangla name: Common carp and Japani rui

Taxonomic position: Phylum: Chordata Class: Osteichthyes Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinidae Sub family: Cyprininae Genus: Cyprinus Species: C. carpio Variety: …read more

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Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio var. communis

Common carp: <em>Cyprinus carpio communis</em>

Scale carp: Cyprinus carpio communis

Scale carp or [Scientific name: Cyprinus carpio var. communis] is a native species of temperate region of Asia, especially China. But now it is introduced as a cultivated carp species throughout the world. It is also known as scale carp this country. It is …read more