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Freshwater fish, all members of the family Cyprinidae. Common carp (the main farmed carp) is Cyprinus carpio, crucian carp is Carassius carassius, grass carp or white amur is Ctenopharyngodon idella, silver carp is Hypophthalmicthys molitrix, and bighead carp is H. nobilis.

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