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Common carp

Cyprinus carpio

Linnaeus, 1758

common carp Species Photo


Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Alternate Names: German carp, koi, leather carp, mirror carp, European carp, mud bass

Status: Introduced


common carp Region Map


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

Introduced, potentially statewide.

Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:

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