Carassius carassius was reported from 61 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 57 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 3 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eurasia: North, Baltic, White, Barents, Black and Caspian Sea basins; Aegean Sea basin only in Maritza drainage; eastward to Kolyma drainage (Siberia); westward to Rhine and eastern drainages of England. Absent from North Sea basin in Sweden and Norway. In Baltic basin north to about 66°N. Widely introduced to Italy, England and France but possibly often confused with Carassius gibelio (Ref. 59043). At least one country reports adverse ecological impact after introduction.
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Table 1: Present in 57 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 1739
Europe Andorra AND native 1739
Asia Armenia ARM native 683
Europe Austria AUT native 1739
Asia Azerbaijan AZE native 683
Europe Belarus BLR native 683
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 1739
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 27368
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 1739
South America Chile CHL introduced 1739
Asia China CHN native 9988
Europe Croatia HRV introduced 13686
Asia Cyprus CYP introduced 1739
Europe Czechia CZE native 41386
Europe Denmark DNK native 9946
Europe Estonia EST native 33247
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 26920
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe France FRA introduced 30578
Asia Georgia GEO native 683
Europe Germany DEU native 1739
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 1739
Europe Greece GRC introduced 13686
Europe Hungary HUN native 1739
Asia India IND introduced 92228
Asia Iran IRN introduced 39702
Asia Israel ISR introduced 1739
Europe Italy ITA native 27118
Asia Japan JPN native 26920
Asia Kazakhstan KAZ native 26334
Africa Kenya KEN introduced 52331
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 26920
Europe Latvia LVA native 683
Europe Liechtenstein LIE native 1739
Europe Lithuania LTU native 683
Europe Macedonia MKD native 27368
Europe Malta MLT native 1739
Europe Moldova MDA native 683
Asia Mongolia MNG native 57778
Asia Nepal NPL introduced 9496
Europe Netherlands NLD native 683
Europe Norway NOR native 27368
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 6096
Europe Poland POL native 1739
Europe Romania ROU native 1739
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB native 1739
Europe Slovakia SVK native 90058
Europe Spain ESP native 27368
Asia Sri Lanka LKA introduced 1739
Europe Sweden SWE native 683
Europe Switzerland CHE introduced 1739
Asia Taiwan TWN native 26920
Asia Turkey TUR native 58342
Asia Turkmenistan TKM native 26920
Europe UK GBR native 74657
Europe Ukraine UKR native 683

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Colombia COL questionable 5518

Table 3: Absent from 3 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA not established 87900
Asia Thailand THA not established 6301
North America USA USA not established 1739

Table 4: Reported from 61 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 1739
Africa Algeria DZA not established 87900
Europe Andorra AND native 1739
Asia Armenia ARM native 683
Europe Austria AUT native 1739
Asia Azerbaijan AZE native 683
Europe Belarus BLR native 683
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 1739
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 27368
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 1739
South America Chile CHL introduced 1739
Asia China CHN native 9988
South America Colombia COL questionable 5518
Europe Croatia HRV introduced 13686
Asia Cyprus CYP introduced 1739
Europe Czechia CZE native 41386
Europe Denmark DNK native 9946
Europe Estonia EST native 33247
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 26920
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe France FRA introduced 30578
Asia Georgia GEO native 683
Europe Germany DEU native 1739
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 1739
Europe Greece GRC introduced 13686
Europe Hungary HUN native 1739
Asia India IND introduced 92228
Asia Iran IRN introduced 39702
Asia Israel ISR introduced 1739
Europe Italy ITA native 27118
Asia Japan JPN native 26920
Asia Kazakhstan KAZ native 26334
Africa Kenya KEN introduced 52331
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 26920
Europe Latvia LVA native 683
Europe Liechtenstein LIE native 1739
Europe Lithuania LTU native 683
Europe Macedonia MKD native 27368
Europe Malta MLT native 1739
Europe Moldova MDA native 683
Asia Mongolia MNG native 57778
Asia Nepal NPL introduced 9496
Europe Netherlands NLD native 683
Europe Norway NOR native 27368
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 6096
Europe Poland POL native 1739
Europe Romania ROU native 1739
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB native 1739
Europe Slovakia SVK native 90058
Europe Spain ESP native 27368
Asia Sri Lanka LKA introduced 1739
Europe Sweden SWE native 683
Europe Switzerland CHE introduced 1739
Asia Taiwan TWN native 26920
Asia Thailand THA not established 6301
Asia Turkey TUR native 58342
Asia Turkmenistan TKM native 26920
Europe UK GBR native 74657
Europe Ukraine UKR native 683
North America USA USA not established 1739
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