Sub Species; Butterfly Koi
4/30/2021 Date shot
9lbs 6Oz Weight
FURTHER RECORD SUBMISSION INFORMATION:
Fish must be freshly taken, video on the boat, no icing of the fish or day old fish. This is the only true way to distinguish KOI without blending paled out or missing colors due to being dead.
Koi is translated directly into “Colored Carp” Variants are defined below.
True koi, will display colors and/or shades of orange, red, yellows-missing common carp highlighting surrounding scales, black spotting or center scale filling. See Kikokuryu for more examples of black markings on Koi.