The Butterfly Koi genesis began with the wild population of Indonesian long-finned carp. How the original Indonesian type came to be, is the topic of speculation, but it is their particular anatomy that is responsible for the ornamental Butterfly Koi available for sale today.

There is also a debate as to where Butterfly Koi were first bred. Some believe that the Japanese used their Indonesian neighbor’s long-fin carp as a food source as well as means of adding hardiness to the existing koi stock.

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  1. […] The goldfish belongs to the family of invertebrate order Cyprinus. In fact, it is one of the commonest aquarium pets and is also widely kept as a hobby at home. It is also called the Butterfly Fish. Its scientific name is Carassius papillary or simply papillary. Goldfish belong to the genus G. papillary, which includes other fishes such as the Angel Fish and the Largemouth Bass. Visit the official site for more information about butterfly koi. […]

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