Animals we’ve lost: the 15 carp species that disappeared from a single lake
Another loss of habitat for a branch of the carp family. This short article shares a bit about lost carp species and the people who depended on them for food.
"Just two species of the freshwater fish still exist in the ancient waters of Lake Lanao in the Philippines after predatory fish were accidentally introduced
It was a celebrated clan: a group of 17 carp species found nowhere else in the world except for an ancient freshwater lake in the Philippines. One so fat it could be fried without oil, another sought after for its delectable egg-filled ovaries, a third known, oddly enough, for its endearing overbite."