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Cyprinus carpio


Spotted at Golden Temple, Amritsar, North India.

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Darvesh 9 years ago

Oh that's, nice to know about, the different colors, and patterns of this species :-)

LauraMaria 9 years ago

The black ones are also koi, they have been bred over the years to have lots of different colours! You can also see white ones, and ones that have patches of colours.

Darvesh 9 years ago

And what are black ones called, in this pic ??

Darvesh 9 years ago

Thanks dear for the id........and nice to know about your art project about koi :-)

LauraMaria 9 years ago

Wonderful. Deshu! These fish are called koi, they're a domesticated version of the carp, Cyprinus carpio. I love seeing pictures of koi like this, something so graceful about it! I did an art project about koi :)

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Amritsar, Punjab, India

Spotted on Jul 24, 2010
Submitted on May 21, 2011

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