National Geographic : 1924 Oct
(Cnmmnn nldrfish )© ±aintea Dy -lasnme iviurayama THE MOST UNIVERSALLY FAMILIAR FISH IN THE HOME The goldfish is perhaps the most widely used of all ornamental creatures. It ranks first among animalsof earth or sea inthe number and distinctive ness of the varieties produced by cultivation. The wild ancestor of the cultivated goldfish is plain and comparatively colorless. Itstill abounds inawild state in its ancestral home, China.