Carp variation

Title Info
Common name Carp
Source Dan L. Perlman
Selection and adaptations Variation; Coloration
Organisms Animals
Animals Fishes
Lessons Natural Selection; Variation; Biodiversity
Location Florida,USA,North America

Color variation in carp. Carp (or koi) exhibit a great deal of color variation. This variation may or may not be under genetic control. If it is genetically based, it may play a role as raw material for natural selection.