Leather Carp Cyprinus (carpio) nudus

Leather Carp
Leather Carp
Leather Carp
The Leather Carp looks similar to a scaleless or minimum-scaled Mirror Carp but is said to be a different species or subspecies (depending on source), possibly originally artificially bred from the Common Carp. It has a leathery appearance, usually without any scales but it can have a few scales along the back and sometimes also before the tail. It has the same habits, barbels and distribution as Common/Leather Carps and, like them, grows typically to some 40-80cm long.