Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
Rank
species
Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:16171fac-8d6c-4327-9fab-f2db864d71bf

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

For a JSON view of this data, click here

WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Cyprinus carpio
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
Conservation status
IUCNVulnerable

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Description

The biology and ecology of carp are two of the major reasons why they are such an important and successful vertebrate pest in Australia. Carp have broad environmental tolerances and thrive in habitats disturbed and modified by humans such as where flows are altered, nutrients are enriched and streamside vegetation is cleared. ... source: feral.org.au

The European Carp can be recognised by its small eyes, thick lips with two barbels at each corner of the mouth, large scales and strongly serrated spines in the dorsal and anal fins. The colour is variable, but often olive green to silvery grey dorsally, fading to silvery yellow on the belly. Small European Carp could be confused with Goldfish, Carassius auratus. ... source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Carp is a native of Asia, but has been introduced widely to other countries including Australia. The Carp has small eyes, thick lips with two barbels (like little whiskers) at each corner of the mouth. The scales are large. Colour ranges from olive green to silvery grey above, with silvery yellow on the underside.... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

ANGFA
Images
Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Images, Occurrence record
CCARP Database of Watering Requirements - Images
Images, Occurrence record
Citizen Science
Images, Occurrence record
Desert Fishes Council
Distribution, Morphology
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record
Global Invasive Species Database
Habitat, Images, Synonym, Occurrence record
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet, Reproduction, Images, Occurrence record
Wikipedia
Reference, Images, Occurrence record
feral.org.au
Description, Distribution, Distribution Map

Species Lists

Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: Victoria
category: Declared Noxious Aquatic Species
authority: Fisheries Act (Vic) 1995
references: http://www.dpi.vic.gov.au/fisheries/pests-weeds-diseases/noxious-aquatic-species
categoryRemarks: Illegal to possess, keep, hatch, transport,release or trade unless authorised by permit
Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: South Australia
category: Noxious fish
authority: Fisheries Management Act (SA) 2007
references: http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/biosecuritysa/aquatic/current_and_potential_pests/aquarium_and_ornamental_fish/prohibited_noxious_fish_list
categoryRemarks: Restrictions on keeping and trade
Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: Australian Government
category: Not listed
Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: Tasmania
category: Controlled fish; Noxious fish
authority: Inland Fisheries Act (Tas) 1995; Fisheries (General and Fees) Regulations 1996
Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: New South Wales
category: Noxious fish
authority: Fisheries Management Act (NSW) 1994
references: http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fisheries/pests-diseases/noxious-fish-and-marine-vegetation
categoryRemarks: Class 3 (possession permitted)
Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: ACT
category: Declared as pest animals, but neither notifiable or prohibited
authority: Pest Plants and Animals Act (ACT) 2005
references: http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/di/2005-255/default.asp
Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: Northern Territory
category: Noxious fish
authority: Northern Territory Fisheries Act 1988
references: http://www.nt.gov.au/d/Fisheries/index.cfm?Header=Northern%20Territory%20%20Noxious%20Fish%20Species#
categoryRemarks: Restrictions on importation and possession
Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: Western Australia
category: Not declared
Australian Pest Animal Strategy Vertebrate Pest Series 1 (APAS)
stateProvince: Queensland
category: Declared Noxious Fish
authority: Fisheries Act (Qld) 1994
references: http://www.daff.qld.gov.au/28_144.htm
categoryRemarks: Illegal to possess, release or trade

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Cyprinus carpio

Common Names

Common name Source
European Carp
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Asian Carp
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Blubber Lips
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Calico Carp
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Carp
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Chinese Carp
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Common Carp
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Edible Carp
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Euro
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German Carp
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Great Carp
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Koi Carp
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Leather Carp
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Mirror Carp
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Mud Sucker
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Nishiki-koi
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Fancy Carp
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Grass Carp
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Japanese Domesticated Carp
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King Carp
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Koi
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Scale Carp
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Wild Carp
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Wild Common Carp
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
OSTARIOPHYSI
order
CYPRINIFORMES
family
CYPRINIDAE
genus
Cyprinus
species
Cyprinus carpio  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records

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Record maps from other sources

3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au
3rd party distribution map
Source: feral.org.au

Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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