Complete, real skeleton of a carp, carefully prepared, reassembled and mounted on a base plate. It represents a typical example of the order of cypriniformes. The specimen is particularly suitable for the study of the structure of bony fish.
The following typical features of bony fish are mounted separately:
- Complete gill with gill arches, flaments and rakers
- Pharyngeal bone with teeth
- Typical cycloid scales of the cypriniformes with growth rings
- Thoracic vertebrae with neural and pleural arches
Carp (Cyprinus carpio)
Taxonomy - Class: Ray-finned fishes Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinids
Diet: Primarily insectivore
Pharyngeal dentition formula: 1.1.3 - 3.1.1
Dimensions - Model:
Length: Approx. 40 - 50 cm Width: Approx. 10 - 15 cm Height: Approx. 10 - 20 cm Weight: Approx. 1.5 - 2.0 kg
Dimensions - Specimen:
Size: Approx. 30 - 120 cm Weight: Approx. 5 - 25 kg Age: Approx. 10 - 40 years
Please Note: This item is made to order and lead time will be determined based on specimen availability at the time of order.
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