Koi Fish Club ( Mauritius )

Koi, often referred to as swimming jewels of the Orient, are beautiful and elegant. They are ornamental varieties of common carp usually kept as pond fish. Koi have become well know and popular fish across the world. They enhance the beauty of any pond or water garden graced with their presence. The word koi comes from the Japanese translation meaning carp. This includes the dull grey and the more aesthetically pleasing varieties. The koi most of us are familiar with are the nishikigoi, which means brocaded or colorful carp. In Japan koi have become the national fish and are symbols of strength, love, and friendship