Carp

Order: 
Cypriniformes
Family: 
Cyprinidae

Freshwater fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Slender body, with reddish fins with black edges. Longe nose, with an erect mouth with fairly straight labial borders, with a cornea layer in the lower jaw and without barbel. Color brownish, greenish or bluish. It measures up to 40 cm.

International Designations

UK: 
Carp
Fishing gears: 
Hooks
FAO code: 
HOY
Scientific name: 
Chondrostoma polylepis
Type: 
Blue fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 5: Europe - Inland waters