Egg-fish goldfish

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Egg-fish goldfish
Country of origin
Long-tailed and short-tailed
Breed standards

The egg fish goldfish is a fancy goldfish breed which lacks a dorsal fin and has a pronounced egg-shaped body.[1][2]


  • The phoenix is a Chinese variety with an egg-shaped body and a long tail, without a dorsal fin and no headgrowth. It comes in all shades of color and scale types.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Andrews, Chris, Dr. An Interpet Guide to Fancy Goldfish, Interpet Publishing, 2002. - ISBN 1-902389-64-6
  2. ^ Nutrafin Aquatic News, Issue #4, 2004, Rolf C. Hagen, Inc. (USA) and Rolf C. Hagen Corp. (Montreal, Canada)
  3. ^ Johnson, Dr. Erik L., D.V.M. and Richard E. Hess. Fancy Goldfish: A Complete Guide to Care and Collecting, Shambhala Publications, Inc., 2001 - ISBN 0-8348-0448-4
  4. ^ Bubblesowner. The Egg-fish: Father of our Fancy Golds, Koko's Goldfish World,, retrieved on: 3 June 2007
  5. ^ Goldfish Types: Double Tailed With No Dorsal Fin,, retrieved on: 3 June 2007.

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