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

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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Lorenzoni, M.
 
Barbus barbus
[Barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 29 cm SL

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

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


 
Barbus borysthenicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Barbus caninus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

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

Photo by Photo by Harka, A.
 
Barbus carpathicus
[]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Gabrielian, B.
 
Barbus cyri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Barbus euboicus
[Evia barbel]



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

Photo by Photo by Maceda, A.
 
Barbus haasi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Barbus karunensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 62 cm SL

 
Barbus kubanicus
[Kuban barbel]



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

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


 
Barbus lorteti
[Lortet’s barbell]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Tamietto, M.
 
Barbus meridionalis
[Mediterranean barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.9 cm SL

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

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



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Barbus pergamonensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Barbus petenyi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Caramori, G.
 
Barbus plebejus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm FL

 
Barbus prespensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Pialek, L.
 
Barbus rebeli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Barbus sperchiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24 cm SL

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

Photo by Photo by Kutsarov, Y.
 
Barbus tauricus
[Crimean barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Barbus thessalus
[Thessalian barbel]



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

Photo by Photo by Porcellotti et al.
 
Barbus tyberinus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 34 cm SL

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



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