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Cyprinus Carpio


By the color on the body


Water pond


Geographic area of origin: east asia Common use: domesticated Distinguishing features: Coloration, patterning, scalation Date and method of arrival in Hawaii: 1950s, brought by the Japanese plantation workers Indigenous: no Endemic: no Invasive: no Interesting facts: It was origined in china, but Japanese introduced and developed the technology of color breeding.

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