In the wild state its colours do not differ from those of a Crucian carp, and like that fish it is tenacious of life and easily domesticated.
A close ally of the carp is the Crucian carp, Cyprinus carassius, chiefly distinguished by the absence of barbels.
MILTON LAKE Milton has produced more great bags again this week including plenty of crucian and tench along with some excellent rudd and roach.
Young Philip Fisher fished peg 4 and had well over 70lb of crucian and a few rudd.
The Fringe Pool is absolutely teeming with golden flanked cheeky Crucian Carp.