Fish

Amur carp

The king of calm waters

Amur carp is widespread in the fresh waters of East Asia. It is known for its bland taste and bones, which is why locals rarely consume it, except when steamed.

Characteristics

Order:
Cypriniformes

Family:
Cyprinidae

Scientific name:
Cyprinus rubrofuscus

Habitat:
Wetlands

Origin:
Asia

Current trend:
Increase

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
15-20 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Eurasian carp

A giant in the water

Common carp is native to Europe and Asia. It has a rich history of cultivation, dating back to Roman times. It can reach large sizes. It prefers larger stagnant waters and can survive in water with low oxygen levels.

Characteristics

Order:
Cypriniformes

Family)
Cyprinidae

Scientific name:
Cyprinus carpio

Habitat:
Wetlands

Origin:
Europe and Asia

Current trend:
Unknown

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
20-30 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

Caborja

Beauty at the bottom of the aquarium

The bronze mullet is a type of freshwater fish in the catfish family that is often kept as an aquarium fish. In nature, it is found in calm, shallow waters with a soft bottom, but it also inhabits running water.

Characteristics

Order:
Siluriformes

Family:
Callichthyidae

Scientific name:
Corydoras aeneus

Habitat:
Wetlands

Origin:
South America

Current trend:
Unknown

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
about 10 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

blue leopard corydoras

Elegance under water

The spotted mudfish is a type of catfish, also known as the spotted catfish. This type of catfish is an excellent choice for an aquarium, as it is a hardy, beautiful and peaceful fish. It prefers an aquarium with plants and a temperature between 16 and 24 degrees Celsius.

Characteristics

Order:
Siluriformes

Family:
Callichthyidae

Scientific name:
Corydoras paleatus

Habitat:
Wetlands

Origin:
South America

Current trend:
Unknown

Number of individuals in the world:
Unknown

Lifetime:
5-7 years

*Source iucnredlist.org

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