The only species of genus introduced to Europe which differs from other cyprinid species in Europe by the following characters: prominent pad of spongy tissue on nape in males; dorsal fin origin about above pelvic fin origin; anal fin with 7½ branched rays; second simple dorsal ray spinous, about 50% length of the third one; lateral line incomplete, usually not reaching dorsal origin; weak midlateral stripe; 41-54 + 2 scales in midlateral row; and mouth terminal (Ref. 59043).
- Keith, P. and J. Allardi (coords.) 2001 Atlas des poissons d'eau douce de France. Muséum national dHistoire naturelle, Paris. Patrimoines naturels, 47:1-387. (Ref. 40476) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=40476&speccode=4683
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