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Common carp

Schuppenkarpfen Min

Did you know...?

  • Every child knows the carp, right? It is one of the most famous fish species in Europe and a popular food fish. The carp is often farmed in fish ponds for this purpose.
  • Wild carp live in shallow, warm waters. To hibernate, however, they stay in deeper areas of lakes and rivers to protect themselves from frost.
  • Carp feed on plankton, small insects, and larvae. Occasionally, large carp were observed eating smaller fish like predatory fish.