Is a buffalo fish a carp?
Biologically, these fish are two completely different species! The buffalo fish (Ictiobus cyprinellus) is the largest member of the North American sucker family, while the common carp (Cyprinus carpio) belongs to the minnow family.
Does buffalo fish taste like carp?
Can you eat big mouth buffalo fish?
It is a good tasting fish. People do not like all the bones. I have had it with all the bones removed. Here’s an added caution to eating buffalo fish.