IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Introduction

The crucian carp, Carassius carassius, is one of four Carassius species, with at least 6 sub-species, belonging to the carp family Cyprinidae.The fish is native to northern Europe and thrives in shallow waters with dense vegetation. But its numbers are declining because of changes to its habitat and the introduction of related species.

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