|phylum||Chordata||The goldfish is a freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae of order Cypriniformes. It was first domesticated in China more than a thousand years ago, and several distinct breeds have since been developed. Goldfish breeds vary greatly in size, body shape, fin configuration and coloration (various combinations of white, yellow, orange, red, brown, and black are known).
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|species||Carassius auratus auratus|