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mirror carp

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Definition of mirror carp in English:

noun

A common carp of an ornamental variety that has a row of large shiny plate-like scales along each side.
Example sentences
  • It is a mixed fishery stocked with roach, bream, golden orfe, common and mirror carp with some nice koi present.
  • However when the mirror carp turned the scales to 10 lb - 14 oz that was enough for second place and also turned out to be the biggest fish caught by the Nelson boys this season.
  • Whilst scaled carp still exist, mirror carp, with a few scales, and leather carp, with no scales at all, have been developed.

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