Predatory carp

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Predatory carp
Predatory carp (Culter erythropterus).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Chanodichthys
Species: C. erythropterus
Binomial name
Chanodichthys erythropterus
(Basilewsky, 1855)[2]

The predatory carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus), also known as the redfin culter, is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Chanodichthys.[1] This East Asian freshwater cyprinid ranges from the Amur River south to Taiwan and the Red River, as well as Lake Buir in Mongolia.[2] It reaches 102 cm (3 ft 4 in) in length and 9 kg (20 lb) in weight.[2]


  1. ^ a b Huckstorf, V. (2012). "Chanodichthys erythropterus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 November 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Chanodichthys erythropterus" in FishBase. April 2006 version.