Image: Gut of a European Carp, Cyprinus carpio

Gut of a European Carp, Cyprinus carpio

The European Carp is an omnivorous feeder that sucks and strains mud from the bottom, and insects and plants from the water surface. This image shows the long gut of the species.

Photographer:
Matthew Lockett
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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Tags fish, ichthyology, Carp, Cyprinus carpio, European Carp,