About Grass Carp

Similar to common carp only in general color (brassy yellow) and large scales. Notable differences include no barbels on bony mouth, no spine on a short dorsal fin or anal fin, more elongated body, less yellow in color, tail is darker and more deeply forked. These fish are highly effective weed eaters and are stocked to control nuisance weeds and algae. Adult size: 12 to 42 inches.

Common Names

White Amur

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