Carassius auratus (Linnaeus)

Hui, Tan Heok, Peng, Kelvin Lim Kok, Huan, Liew Jia, Wei, Low Bi, Hing, Rayson Lim Bock, Beng, Jeffrey Kwik Teik & Yeo, Darren C. J., 2020, The non-native freshwater fishes of Singapore: an annotated compilation, Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 68, pp. 150-195: 158

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Carassius auratus (Linnaeus)


Carassius auratus (Linnaeus)  

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References. Lim & Ng, 1990; Ng et al., 1993; Ng & Lim, 1997a, 1997b; Ng HH & Tan HH, 2010; Tan HH et al., 2010.

Distribution. Not known.

Remarks. Herre & Myers’ (1937) record was an escapee from cultivation, and this may not have established in Singapore. Tham (1973) commented that this is a rarely used fish for aquaculture, with fry imported from China. Presently, the juveniles of this fish are used quite extensively as feed for predatory fish in the ornamental fish trade (Tan HH, pers. obs.).