Crucian Carp

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Crucian Carp
Crucian Carp NH.png
Real-world info
Name: Carassius langsdorfii
(Japanese silver crucian carp)

Family: Cyprinidae (carps and minnows)
Months available All year
Times available All day
Location River
Size About 30 cm
Shadow size Small
Rarity Common
Sell price 120 Bells
160 Bells New Horizons
Main appearances
Other appearances
Name in other languages

Japanese フナ
Korean 붕어
Italian Carassio
German Karausche

Simplified Chinese 鲫鱼
French Carassin
Spanish Carpín
Dutch Kroeskarper

Traditional Chinese 鯽魚
Quebec French Carassin
Latin American Spanish Carpín
Russian Карась


The Crucian Carp, tied with the Frog and the Bluegill as the second-lowest selling fish in the game, can be found in the river. It sells for 160 Bells. Along with the Carp, and most fish of the carp family, it appears in the first tank in Animal Crossing: Wild World and the middle-left tank in Animal Crossing: City Folk. The Crucian Carp is a grey-white color. These fish are extremely common, and can be found at any time of year and at any time of day.

Catch details[edit]

In all main games apart from New Horizons, the Crucian Carp can be sold for 120 Bells at Tom Nook's store or Re-Tail.

In Animal Crossing[edit]

#1

Crucian Carp
"I caught a crucian carp! Carpe diem!"

Times All year: All day
Location River
Shadow Size Small
Rarity
Selling Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 120 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

In Wild World[edit]

#3

Crucian Carp
"I caught a crucian carp! Carpe diem!"

Description Unlike carp, crucian carp lack whiskers.
Times All year: All day
Peak Times Mar - Jun
Sep - Nov
Location River
Shadow Size Small
Fish Size 30 cm
Rarity
Selling Prices 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 120 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

In City Folk[edit]

#3

Crucian Carp
"I caught a crucian carp! I'm looking pretty sharp!"

Description The difference between these and Carp is their lack of whiskers.
Times All year: All day
Peak Times
Location River
Shadow Size Medium
Fish Size About 11.7 inches (30 cm)
Rarity
Selling Prices 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 120 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

In New Leaf[edit]

#3

Crucian Carp
"I caught a crucian carp! What a crucial catch!"

Times All year: All day
Peak Times 9 AM to 4 PM
Location River
Shadow Size Small
Fish Size 20cm
Rarity
Selling Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 120 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

In Pocket Camp[edit]

#11

Crucian Carp

Event Availability None
Location Lost Lure Creek
Shadow Size Small
Fish Size 15.0 cm - 24.9 cm
Rarity
Catch Rate 20.0180%
Selling Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 10 Bells
Request Reward 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 100 Bells, 2 Heart PC Icon.png Friendship Points

In New Horizons[edit]

#3

Crucian Carp
"I caught a crucian carp! My skills are sharp!"

Time of Year North: All year
South: All year
Time of Day All day
Location River
Shadow Size Small
Rarity
Total Catch 0
Selling Prices Nook's Cranny NH Map Icon.png Nook's Cranny99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 160 Bells
C.J. NH Character Icon.png C.J.99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 240 Bells
Tank Size 1.0 x 1.0

Donating to the museum[edit]

Animal Crossing[edit]

"Even run-of-the-mill, common fish are valuable resources, you see. All part of the grand tapestry, wot! We will take excellent care of this fellow, oh yes. You can rest assured. Excellent care, indeed."

Wild World[edit]

"When I hear Crucian Carp, I think to myself... Taco! Indeed, FISH taco, wot wot! I suppose this might be an odd choice of fish for such a dish, but... I say, by any chance, would you like to try it out and get back to me?"

City Folk[edit]

When donating the fish to Blathers in the Museum, he will say:

"The largest difference between a Crucian Carp and a Carp is the former's lack of whiskers, wot? Compared to the regally whiskered Carp, there's something almost common about the Crucian variety!"

New Leaf[edit]

Upon donation to the museum, the information board in front of the tank that houses the crucian carp says:

"Crucian carp are fairly easy fish for beginners to catch, but they're also popular with veteran anglers. They are related to koi and can live up to 15 years, making them a great fish to keep in a pond. Male offspring are seldom born, so females significantly outnumber males, making populations suffer. Luckily, females can reproduce with males of some other species, so the problem is relatively temporary."

New Horizons[edit]

When donating to Blathers or selecting "Tell me about this!" in New Horizons, he will provide the following information about the fish:

"I wonder... Do you know how to tell the difference between a crucian carp and a standard-issue carp? It's quite easy to tell the two apart... One must simply locate the barbels. Or, rather, the lack of them! And just what is a barbel, you ask? Well, a barbel looks a little something like a mustache. A run-of-the-mill carp will sport this unsightly "facial hair," while a crucian carp is considerably better groomed! I tried to grow a mustache when I was younger. It never did fill in quite right... All for the best in the end, as mustaches go so much better with noses than with beaks!"

Gallery[edit]

Real-world information[edit]

A real crucian carp

The Carassius carassius is a fish of the Carp family. People commonly have these in aquariums, but there are also people that eat them. They are related to Goldfish.

Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese フナ
funa
Carp (member of Carassius genus)

Korean 붕어
bung-eo
Crucian carp

Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
鲫鱼 / 鯽魚
jìyú
Carp (member of Carassius genus)

Russian Карась
Karas'
Carp (member of Carassius genus)

Dutch Kroeskarper Crucian carp

German Karausche Crucian carp

European Spanish Carpín Same as English name

European French Carassin From its genus Carassius from the family Cyprinidae

Italian Carassio From genus Carassius


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