Local common name:
Cyprinidae [Carps or Minnows]
[max to 112 cm]
19.5 kg [max to 21.3 kg]
Up to 5 m
Highly commercial Fisheries; Commercial Aquaculture; Show Aquarium.
Yes, it had been introduced here. Native to China but had been introduced to many countries, incl Sinapore. This huge fish was caught by 'Catalyst' in Lower Seletar Reservoir, Singapore.
Lakes & rivers. Feeds mainly on zooplankton. Bottom feeding fish.
Relatively large head with lower jaw protruding. No barbels. Eyes about same level with the mouth. Body with numerous scattered small black blotches.
Photo courtesy of 'Catalyst'
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