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Preparation "H"

Updated: July 30, 2008, 12:23 PM ET
By Andy Whitcomb | Special to ESPNOutdoors.com

In this case, the H of course, stands for hypophthalmichthys, the genus for the Asian carp which, loosely translated from Greek means, "and you thought the common carp was ugly."

The eyes and mouth of the bighead carp and its more acrobatic kinfolk the silver carp seem to have drifted strangely out of place. (Picture the Sloth character from the '80s movie "The Goonies.")

"Flying carp" made sensationalistic news a few years ago: There were reports of noisy jet skiers getting hit upside ...

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