GRASS CARP (Ctenopharyngodon idella) 54 pound caught in Virginia USA by Gene Mueller
Marco Turrin with a monster size grass carp or amur caught in Italy on Po river.
Also called amur, white amur, sôgyo, carpa erbivora, graskarpfen.
Grass carp are native to rivers of China and Eastern Siberia (Amur River system) that flow into the Pacific Ocean between latitudes 50o to 23 o N. They have been widely introduced around the world for aquatic weed control and aquaculture purposes. . Naturally reproducing populations are reported from the Danube River in Central Europe, the Mississippi River in North America, Russia.
|DISTRIBUTION:||Asia North America Europe|
|MAX SIZE:||100 lb / 45 kg|
|MAX LENGTH:||60 inch / 150 cm|
|MAX AGE:||20 years|