Fish Species


Comet - Description

The Comet is an ideal fish for the beginner and it is suitable for an indoor tank or an outdoor pond. It is very similar to the Common Goldfish but it has a longer tail. The Comet doesn't grow as fast or end up as large as the Common Goldfish.

Popular Name: Comet
Species: Carassius auratus auratus

Profile of the Comet

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Comet species.

  • Size: 18 to 25cm 

  • Fish Tank conditions: Outdoor Pond or Coldwater Tank

  • Diet / Feeding: Commercial Dried Fish Food Flakes

  • Temperament: Social fish

  • Behaviour: Fast, Lively Swimmer that needs plenty of space

Scientific Classification of the Comet

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Carassius auratus auratus

  • Popular Name: Comet - Sarasa Comet

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Cypriniformes

  • Family: Cyprinidae

Gold Fish Index

Facts about Fish Species - Comet

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.

A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.


The species detailed on this website are Tropical, Saltwater, Aquarium , Marine , Pet , Pond, Clown, Koi, Beta (Betta), Gold Fish (Goldfish), Star, Angel, Puffer, Discus, Piranha, Rainbow, Parrot, Crustaceans, Sea Anemones and Coral.

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