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Species profile—Cyprinus carpio (European carp)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Cyprinidae (minnows and carps) → Cyprinus carpio (European carp)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Cyprinidae (minnows and carps)
Scientific name
Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
European carp
WildNet taxon ID
26943
Alternate name(s)
common carp
carp
Biosecurity Act 2014 (BIO) status
Restricted Matter
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=26943

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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