Sentence Examples


  • GOLDFISH (Cyprinus or Carassius auratus), a small fish belonging to the Cyprinid family, a native of China but natur Telescope-fish.
  • A close ally of the carp is the Crucian carp, Cyprinus carassius, chiefly distinguished by the absence of barbels.
  • The Prussian carp (Carassius vulgaris) is established in New Zealand, and the nearly-allied goldfish, a domestic form (C. auratus) of Chinese origin, has been widely distributed as a pet, and is feral in some places.
 
 

How would you define carassius? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus