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

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Europe
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Luciobarbus albanicus (Steindachner, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Luciobarbus albanicus
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Asia.

Luciobarbus barbulus (Heckel, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Hashemi, S.
 
Luciobarbus barbulus
[barbell]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Luciobarbus biscarensis
[]



Europe
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Luciobarbus bocagei (Steindachner, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Luciobarbus bocagei
[]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 105 cm TL
Luciobarbus brachycephalus (Kessler, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Salnikov, V.B.
 
Luciobarbus brachycephalus
[Aral barbel]



Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Luciobarbus callensis (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Azeroual, A.
 
Luciobarbus callensis
[Algerian barb]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 105 cm TL
Luciobarbus capito (Güldenstädt, 1773)

Photo by Photo by Kaya, C.
 
Luciobarbus capito
[Bulatmai barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 120 cm TL

 
Luciobarbus caspius
[Caspian barbel]



Europe
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Luciobarbus comizo (Steindachner, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Luciobarbus comizo
[Iberian barbel]



Asia
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Luciobarbus escherichii (Steindachner, 1897)

Photo by Photo by Gaffaroglu, M.
 
Luciobarbus escherichii
[Ankara barbell]



Asia
Max. Length 230 cm TL
Luciobarbus esocinus Heckel, 1843

Photo by Photo by Alizadeh, H.R.
 
Luciobarbus esocinus
[Mangar]



Europe
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Luciobarbus graecus (Steindachner, 1895)

Photo by Photo by Kommatas & Sanda
 
Luciobarbus graecus
[]



Europe
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Luciobarbus graellsii (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Photo by Ligas, A.
 
Luciobarbus graellsii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.9 cm SL

 
Luciobarbus guercifensis
[Guercif barbel]



Europe
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Luciobarbus guiraonis (Steindachner, 1866)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Luciobarbus guiraonis
[]
No picture found


 
Luciobarbus kersin
[Kersin barbell]



Asia
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Luciobarbus kottelati Turan, Ekmekçi, Ilhan & Engin, 2008

Photo by Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Luciobarbus kottelati
[Menderes barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 26 cm SL

 
Luciobarbus leptopogon
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Eurasia
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Luciobarbus longiceps (Valenciennes, 1842)

Photo by Photo by Darom, D.
 
Luciobarbus longiceps
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Asia
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Luciobarbus lydianus (Boulenger, 1896)

Photo by Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Luciobarbus lydianus
[Lydian barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 170.6 cm SL

 
Luciobarbus maghrebensis
[Maghreb barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 13 cm

 
Luciobarbus magniatlantis
[]



Europe
Max. Length 40.3 cm TL
Luciobarbus microcephalus (Almaça, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Luciobarbus microcephalus
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Asia.
Max. Length 39.5 cm TL
Luciobarbus mursa (Güldenstädt, 1773)

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Luciobarbus mursa
[Mursa]
No picture found


 
Luciobarbus mystaceus
[Euphrates barbell]
No picture found

Max. Length 21 cm TL

 
Luciobarbus nasus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26 cm SL

 
Luciobarbus pallaryi
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Asia
Max. Length 22.9 cm SL
Luciobarbus pectoralis (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Ozcan, G.
 
Luciobarbus pectoralis
[Heckel’s Orontes barbell]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.0 cm SL

 
Luciobarbus rabatensis
[Rabat barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.6 cm SL

 
Luciobarbus rifensis
[Rifian barbel]



Europe
Max. Length 49.5 cm FL
Luciobarbus sclateri (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Luciobarbus sclateri
[Andalusian barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Luciobarbus setivimensis
[]



Europe
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Luciobarbus steindachneri (Almaça, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Luciobarbus steindachneri
[]



Asia
Max. Length 60 cm NG
Luciobarbus subquincunciatus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Hashemi, S.
 
Luciobarbus subquincunciatus
[Mesopotamian barbel]



Asia
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Luciobarbus xanthopterus Heckel, 1843

Photo by Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Luciobarbus xanthopterus
[Yellowfin barbell]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Luciobarbus yahyaouii
[Yahyaoui barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Luciobarbus zayanensis
[Zayan barbel]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Luciobarbus albanicus Europe 60 TL 1870
Luciobarbus barbulus barbell Asia. 1847
Luciobarbus biscarensis Africa 15 TL 1911
Luciobarbus bocagei Europe 80 SL 1864
Luciobarbus brachycephalus Aral barbel Europe and Asia 105 TL 1872
Luciobarbus callensis Algerian barb Africa 30 TL 1842
Luciobarbus capito Bulatmai barbel Europe and Asia 105 TL 1773
Luciobarbus caspius Caspian barbel Europe and Asia 120 TL 1914
Luciobarbus comizo Iberian barbel Europe 80 SL 1864
Luciobarbus escherichii Ankara barbell Asia 23 TL 1897
Luciobarbus esocinus Mangar Asia 230 TL 1843
Luciobarbus graecus Europe 50 SL 1895
Luciobarbus graellsii Europe 80 TL 1866
Luciobarbus guercifensis Guercif barbel Africa 14.9 SL 2016
Luciobarbus guiraonis Europe 50 SL 1866
Luciobarbus kersin Kersin barbell Asia 1843
Luciobarbus kottelati Menderes barbel Asia 28 SL 2008
Luciobarbus leptopogon Africa 26 SL 1834
Luciobarbus longiceps Eurasia 70 TL 1842
Luciobarbus lydianus Lydian barbel Asia 23 SL 1896
Luciobarbus maghrebensis Maghreb barbel Africa 170.6 SL 2015
Luciobarbus magniatlantis Africa 13 1919
Luciobarbus microcephalus Europe 40.3 TL 1967
Luciobarbus mursa Mursa Asia. 39.5 TL 1773
Luciobarbus mystaceus Euphrates barbell Asia 1814
Luciobarbus nasus Africa 21 TL 1874
Luciobarbus pallaryi Africa 26 SL 1919
Luciobarbus pectoralis Heckel’s Orontes barbell Asia 22.9 SL 1843
Luciobarbus rabatensis Rabat barbel Africa 13.0 SL 2015
Luciobarbus rifensis Rifian barbel Africa 22.6 SL 2015
Luciobarbus sclateri Andalusian barbel Europe 49.5 FL 1868
Luciobarbus setivimensis Africa 10.2 TL 1842
Luciobarbus steindachneri Europe 40 SL 1967
Luciobarbus subquincunciatus Mesopotamian barbel Asia 60 NG 1868
Luciobarbus xanthopterus Yellowfin barbell Asia 150 TL 1843
Luciobarbus yahyaouii Yahyaoui barbel Africa 18.3 SL 2016
Luciobarbus zayanensis Zayan barbel Africa 17.8 SL 2016



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