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Yellow-lipped big mouth fish

Observed: 23rd May 2013 By: jeltjejeltje’s reputation in Fish
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Wriggling mass of grey fish bodies
Description:

Big grey freshwater fish with mesh-like scale pattern in a pond at Woburn Abbey Estate.Prominent mouth with 2 pairs of barbels.Ave length 40-80cm (max 120cm),weight 2-14kg (max over 40kg).Wild common carp are smaller than domesticated ones.Koi carp from Japan are domesticated ormanental varieties of this fish.

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