Fish ID help

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nchull's picture
Fish ID help


I caught this fish roughly 4 years ago and still cannot figure it out. I caught it in east Texas at mary jo peckham park. I am certain it is something in the carp family but am not sure what exactly. I dont know if i posted my question in the right place either as i am new to this page. Any help is much appreciated. Thank you!

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Photo not working, at least

Photo not working, at least for me. Can you try to upload it again?

nchull's picture
Can you view this one?

Can you view this one?

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Posting pics on this site is

Posting pics on this site is difficult upload it publicly somewhere and put the link here it’ll be easier

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Thank you i added it and
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C. Carpio

I'd say common. Neat looking one though

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Amia Calva
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Common Or Koi

I gotta agree with Fishnerd, Common Carp or Koi, both count as the same species Cyprinus carpio on here (although there is some debate that Koi should be their own species)

It is not a goldfish because it has barbels, goldfish have 0 barbels on the mouth, carp have 2 on each side, hybrids usually have 1

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I'd probably call this a koi, but for roughfish lifelisting purposes it doesn't really matter whether it's a common or a koi.


uconn fishhead
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Ditto on the Koi

I agree with the others.  Koi.


Have you tried asking The American Carp Society?


Dr Flathead
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Think this was already ID'ed

Think this was already ID'ed by the above members of this site.