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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Barbinae
Genus: Barbus

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34 species (see list below)

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Photo by Kohout, J.

Europe
Max. Length 17.5 cm SL
Barbus balcanicus Kotlík, Tsigenopoulos, Ráb & Berrebi, 2002

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Barbus balcanicus
[Danube barbel]

Photo by Lorenzoni, M.

Europe
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Barbus barbus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Lorenzoni, M.
 
Barbus barbus
[Barbel]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Barbus bergi
[]

Photo by Antal, L.

Europe
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL
Barbus biharicus Antal, László & Kotlík, 2016

Photo by Antal, L.
 
Barbus biharicus
[Biharian barbel]
No picture found
Europe.

 
Barbus borysthenicus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Barbus caninus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Barbus carottae
[]

Photo by Harka, A.

Europe
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Barbus carpathicus Kotlík, Tsigenopoulos, Ráb & Berrebi, 2002

Photo by Harka, A.
 
Barbus carpathicus
[]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Barbus ciscaucasicus Kessler, 1877

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Barbus ciscaucasicus
[Terek barbel]

Photo by Stefanov, T.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Barbus cyclolepis Heckel, 1837

Photo by Stefanov, T.
 
Barbus cyclolepis
[Round-scaled barbell]

Photo by Gabrielian, B.

Asia
Max. Length 33 cm TL
Barbus cyri De Filippi, 1865

Photo by Gabrielian, B.
 
Barbus cyri
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Barbus euboicus
[Evia barbel]

Photo by Maceda, A.

Europe
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Barbus haasi Mertens, 1925

Photo by Maceda, A.
 
Barbus haasi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Barbus karunensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 62 cm SL

 
Barbus kubanicus
[Kuban barbel]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL
Barbus lacerta Heckel, 1843

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Barbus lacerta
[Kura barbel]
No picture found
Asia

 
Barbus lorteti
[Lortet’s barbell]

Photo by Kommatas, Vardakas & Tachos (HCMR - IIW)

Europe
Max. Length 65 cm SL
Barbus macedonicus Karaman, 1928

Photo by Kommatas, Vardakas & Tachos (HCMR - IIW)
 
Barbus macedonicus
[]

Photo by Tamietto, M.

Europe
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Barbus meridionalis Risso, 1827

Photo by Tamietto, M.
 
Barbus meridionalis
[Mediterranean barbel]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 23.9 cm SL

 
Barbus miliaris
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL
Barbus niluferensis Turan, Kottelat & Ekmekçi, 2009

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Barbus niluferensis
[Simav Barbel]

Photo by Kaya, C.

Asia
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Barbus oligolepis Battalgil, 1941

Photo by Kaya, C.
 
Barbus oligolepis
[Marmara barbel]

Photo by V. Tachos & D. Bobori

Europe
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Barbus peloponnesius Valenciennes, 1842

Photo by V. Tachos & D. Bobori
 
Barbus peloponnesius
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Europe
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Barbus pergamonensis Karaman, 1971

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Barbus pergamonensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Barbus petenyi
[]

Photo by Caramori, G.

Europe
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Barbus plebejus Bonaparte, 1839

Photo by Caramori, G.
 
Barbus plebejus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 30 cm FL

 
Barbus prespensis
[]

Photo by Pialek, L.

Euorpe
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Barbus rebeli Koller, 1926

Photo by Pialek, L.
 
Barbus rebeli
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Barbus sperchiensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Barbus strumicae
[]

Photo by Kutsarov, Y.

Europe
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Barbus tauricus Kessler, 1877

Photo by Kutsarov, Y.
 
Barbus tauricus
[Crimean barbel]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Barbus thessalus
[Thessalian barbel]

Photo by Porcellotti et al.

Europe
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Barbus tyberinus Bonaparte, 1839

Photo by Porcellotti et al.
 
Barbus tyberinus
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 34 cm SL

 
Barbus waleckii
[]
34 Species of Family Cyprinidae with Genus Barbus
(Minnows or carps)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2002 Barbus balcanicus Danube barbel Europe 17.5 SL
1758 Barbus barbus Barbel Europe 120 TL
1935 Barbus bergi Europe and Asia 29 SL
2016 Barbus biharicus Biharian barbel Europe 11.5 SL
1862 Barbus borysthenicus Europe.
1839 Barbus caninus Europe 25 SL
1998 Barbus carottae Europe 13.4 SL
2002 Barbus carpathicus Europe 27 SL
1877 Barbus ciscaucasicus Terek barbel Europe and Asia 50 SL
1837 Barbus cyclolepis Round-scaled barbell Europe and Asia 30 TL
1865 Barbus cyri Asia 33 TL
1950 Barbus euboicus Evia barbel Europe 18 SL
1925 Barbus haasi Europe 30 TL
2017 Barbus karunensis Asia 15.4 SL
1912 Barbus kubanicus Kuban barbel Europe 62 SL
1843 Barbus lacerta Kura barbel Asia 37.5 TL
1882 Barbus lorteti Lortet’s barbell Asia
1928 Barbus macedonicus Europe 65 SL
1827 Barbus meridionalis Mediterranean barbel Europe 27 SL
1863 Barbus miliaris Asia 23.9 SL
2009 Barbus niluferensis Simav Barbel Asia 14.6 SL
1941 Barbus oligolepis Marmara barbel Asia 35 SL
1842 Barbus peloponnesius Europe 19 SL
1971 Barbus pergamonensis Europe 17 SL
1852 Barbus petenyi Europe 25 SL
1839 Barbus plebejus Europe 70 TL
1924 Barbus prespensis Europe 30 FL
1926 Barbus rebeli Euorpe 25 SL
1950 Barbus sperchiensis Europe 20 SL
1955 Barbus strumicae Europe 24 SL
1877 Barbus tauricus Crimean barbel Europe 70 SL
1971 Barbus thessalus Thessalian barbel Europe 34 TL
1839 Barbus tyberinus Europe 60 TL
1970 Barbus waleckii Europe 34 SL



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