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Descriptor English: Carps
Descriptor Spanish: Carpas
Descriptor Portuguese: Carpas
Descriptor French: Carpes (poisson)
Entry term(s): Carassius carassius
Carp
Carp, Crucian
Carp, Grass
Carp, Koi
Carp, Silver
Carps, Crucian
Carps, Grass
Carps, Silver
Crucian Carp
Crucian Carps
Ctenopharyngodon idellus
Cyprinus
Cyprinus carpio
Grass Carp
Grass Carps
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Koi Carp
Silver Carp
Silver Carps
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.200.244.248
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002347
Scope note: Common name for a number of different species of fish in the family Cyprinidae. This includes, among others, the common carp, crucian carp, grass carp, and silver carp.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see CARP 1991-2001, see CYPRINIDAE 1975-90
History Note: 2002 (1975)
DeCS ID: 22377
Unique ID: D002347
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Carps - Preferred
Concept UI M0003550
Scope note Common name for a number of different species of fish in the family Cyprinidae. This includes, among others, the common carp, crucian carp, grass carp, and silver carp.
Preferred term Carps
Carp - Narrower
Concept UI M0369510
Scope note Common name for Cyprinus carpio, the only member of the genus Cyprinus, though subspecies are described.
Preferred term Carp
Entry term(s) Cyprinus carpio
Cyprinus - Narrower
Concept UI M0003551
Scope note Genus containing one species (Cyprinus carpio), in the family CYPRINIDAE.
Preferred term Cyprinus
Koi Carp - Narrower
Concept UI M0367430
Scope note Subspecies of Cyprinus carpio.
Preferred term Koi Carp
Entry term(s) Carp, Koi
Silver Carp - Narrower
Concept UI M0369522
Preferred term Silver Carp
Entry term(s) Carp, Silver
Carps, Silver
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Silver Carps
Carassius carassius - Narrower
Concept UI M0003549
Scope note Carps of the genus Carassius, which differ from Cyprinius by the absence of barbs and the presence of a single row of greatly compressed throat teeth.
Preferred term Carassius carassius
Entry term(s) Carp, Crucian
Carps, Crucian
Crucian Carp
Crucian Carps
Grass Carp - Narrower
Concept UI M0369521
Preferred term Grass Carp
Entry term(s) Carp, Grass
Carps, Grass
Ctenopharyngodon idellus
Grass Carps



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