Koi Dictionary

© Servaas de Kock and Ronnie Watt

Revised: January 2013

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Introduction

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⇔ Term⇔ Definition

gill fluke

monogean fluke of the Dactylogyrus spp found mainly on the gill lamella of koi

gill rot

caused by fungus Branchiomyces

gin

Metallic white, which appears as silver.

Gin-Bekko

koi with the pattern of Shiro-Bekko on a platinum ground.

Gin-Matsuba

Matsuba scalation on a ground colour of platinum.

Gin-Shiro

Shiro-Utsuri with a platinum sheen.

Gin-Showa

Showa with a platinum sheen.

Ginbo

Wild carp with a slight silver metallic sheen on the dorsal fin.

ginrin

Iridescent scalation.

Ginsui

Shusui with a silver-sheen.