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Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio)

Prussian carp is a medium-sized cyprinid, and does not exceed a weight of 6.6 pounds (3 kg) and a size of 45 cm. Prussian carp are usually silver, although other color variations exist. They are omnivorous and feed on plankton, invertebrates, plant material and detritus. Prussian carp is originally from Asia (Siberia), they have been introduced to and are now inhabit lakes, ponds, and slow-moving rivers throughout Europe and Asia.