The Introduction and Distribution of the Carp, Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, in Australia
Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
29(5) 551 - 563
The introduction and distribution of the carp, C. carpio, in Australia are examined. Historical reports, standard taxonomic techniques, and rote in electrophoresis indicate that at least three distinct populations of carp exist in Australia and that one population has hybridized with the goldfish Carassius auratus.
© CSIRO 1978