The common carp is a widespread freshwater fish of eutrophic waters in lakes and large rivers in Europe and Asia. The wild populations are considered vulnerable to extinction, but the species has also been domesticated and introduced into environments worldwide, and is often considered an invasive species. It gives its name to the carp family: Cyprinidae. It is on the List of the world's 100 worst invasive species.
Similar species: Carps, Minnows And Loaches
Uploaded Jan 29, 2023. Captured in 27 Franklin Parade, Encounter Bay SA 5211, Australia.
The river has a gigantic problems with carp who have basically destroyed the aquatic flora and much of our native aquatic fauna in that river. Now all the juvenile carp being washed out to sea and die in the salt water. Posted one month ago