Definition of black carp
- … the black carp is a bottom sucking ogre that can grow five feet long and up to 150 pounds. It gorges on mollusks …
- —Peter T. Kilborn, New York Times, 26 Aug. 2002
- Black carp look similar to grass carp (white amurs) with very large scales, but black carp are slightly darker and have throat teeth that look a lot like human molars. Black carp also have a somewhat pointed snout.
- —Bryan Brasher, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee), 21 Apr. 2013