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Types of Barbs

Amatola Barb​
Amatola Barb​

The Amatola barb (Enteromius amatolicus) is a species of cyprinid fish in the genus Enteromius. It is endemic to South Africa, where it is threatened by the presence of invasive species and destruction of its habitat. References This Cyprinidae-related article is a stub. You can ...

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Arulius Barb​
Arulius Barb​

The Arulius barb is a large fast moving barb. It originates from India where it is found in the Tambraparni River basin. This is a comparatively small river basin in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. Most if not all Arulius barbs in the trade today are farmed in commercial farms for the ornamental fish trade.

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Bandula Barb​
Bandula Barb​

The bandula barb (Pethia bandula) is a species of cyprinid endemic to Sri Lanka where it is only known from near Galapitamada in the Warakapola Divisional Secretariat.

Barbodes ​Bovanicus​
Barbodes ​Bovanicus​

Barbodes bovanicus, the Bowany barb, is a species of cyprinid fish native to the Cauvery River system in India where it is an inhabitant of reservoirs. This species can reach a length of 36 centimetres (14 in) TL.

Barbodes ​Dorsimaculatus​
Barbodes ​Dorsimaculatus​

Barbodes; Gold barbs (B. semifasciolatus var. schuberti ... Kottelat 2013 states that B. dorsimaculatus may not be referable to this genus and considers it to be ...

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Barbodes ​Snyderi​
Barbodes ​Snyderi​

Barbodes snyderi (common name: Snyder's barb) is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to Taiwan. It grows to 9 cm (3.5 in) length. It is also used as an aquarium fish.

Beardless ​Barb​
Beardless ​Barb​

The beardless barb (Cyclocheilichthys apogon) is a species of freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae.It is widespread in Southeast Asia. It grows to 25 cm (9.8 in) total length.

Bigspot Barb​
Bigspot Barb​

Barbodes dunckeri, the bigspot barb, is a species of cyprinid fish native to Malaysia where it inhabits acidic swamps.This species can also be found in the aquarium trade. ...

Broadstriped ​Barb​
Broadstriped ​Barb​

The broadstriped barb (Enteromius annectens) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Enteromius.. It is known to be widely distributed on the coastal plain of south-east Africa, but may be a species complex.

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Caecobarbus ​Geertsii​
Caecobarbus ​Geertsii​

Caecobarbus geertsi, the African blind barb or Congo blind barb (known as Nzonzi a mpofo in the local Kikongo language, meaning blind barb), is a species of cyprinid fish. This threatened cavefish is only known from Democratic Republic of the Congo, and it is the only member of the monotypic genus Caecobarbus.

Catla Catla​
Catla Catla​

Carp and Barbs. Big Head Carp ... Catla Catla (Catla catla) Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) Giant Siamese Carp (Catlocarpio siamensis) Jungle Perch (Hampala macrolepidota)

Checker Barb​
Checker Barb​

The checker barb has commercial importance in the aquarium trade industry; this peaceful fish is sometimes used in community tanks by fish keeping hobbyists. The checker barb is a schooling fish that is well suited to a community aquarium.

Cherry Barb​
Cherry Barb​

The cherry barb (Puntius titteya) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the family Cyprinidae. It is native to Sri Lanka, and introduced populations have become established in Mexico and Colombia. The cherry barb was named Puntius titteya by Paules Edward Pieris Deraniyagala in 1929. Synonyms include Barbus titteya and Capoeta titteya.

Chubbyhead ​Barb​
Chubbyhead ​Barb​

The chubbyhead barb (Enteromius anoplus) is a species of freshwater ray-finned fish in the genus Enteromius. The fish is found throughout South Africa in a variety of aquatic environments. The species is notable for its two breeding seasons, which allows it to flourish despite a short lifespan.

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Clown Barb​
Clown Barb​

Fish guide for Clown Barb, Puntius everetti profile with fish pictures, description and information, Everett's Barb fish care, ... Clown Barbs are hardy, ...

Denison Barb​
Denison Barb​

One of the larger Barbs, the Denison Barb is a colorful and interesting fish keep. Learn how to care for this challenging freshwater fish from India. One of the larger Barbs, the Denison Barb is a colorful and interesting fish keep.

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Fiveband ​Barb​
Fiveband ​Barb​

The fiveband barb is a harmless, active schooling fish that is usually kept in groups of 5 or more. They prefer a well planted environment with rocks and driftwood but still need plenty of space to school. See also. List of freshwater aquarium fish species; References "Cyprinds - Barbs". mongabay.com "Hexazon Barb".

Gold Barb​
Gold Barb​

Barbodes semifasciolatus, the Chinese barb, is a species of cyprinid fish native to the Red River basin in southeast Asia where they occur in fresh waters at depths of 5 metres (16 ft) or less. The captive variant popularly known as the gold barb or Schuberti barb is an extremely popular aquarium fish.

Golden Dwarf ​Barb​
Golden Dwarf ​Barb​

Pethia aurea (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), a new species of barb from West Bengal, India, with redescription of P. gelius and P. canius. Knight, J. D. M., 2010 - Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(3): 786-787 Note: On a record of Puntius gelius (Hamilton, 1822) (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Tamil Nadu.

Goldfin Tinfoil ​Barb​
Goldfin Tinfoil ​Barb​

Goldfin tinfoil barb (Hypsibarbus malcolmi) is a species of cyprinid fish that is found in Southeast Asia. It is native to the countries of Cambodia, ...

Greenstripe ​Barb​
Greenstripe ​Barb​

The greenstripe barb, silver barb or striped barb (Puntius vittatus) is a tropical freshwater and brackish fish belonging to the subfamily Cyprininae of the family Cyprinidae. It originates in inland waters in Asia, and is found in Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka.

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Hamilton's ​Barb​
Hamilton's ​Barb​

Hamilton's barb (Enteromius afrohamiltoni), also known as the plump barb, is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Enteromius. Footnotes

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Hypselobarbus ​Jerdoni​
Hypselobarbus ​Jerdoni​

Hypselobarbus jerdoni Jerdon's Carp Classification. Cyprinidae. Distribution. Endemic to southern and western parts of India it has been recorded from the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Hypselobarbus ​Kolus​
Hypselobarbus ​Kolus​

Hypselobarbus kolus (kolus barb) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Hypselobarbus which is endemic to the Western Ghats in southern India in the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.

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Khavli Barb​
Khavli Barb​

The Khavli barb or Indian maharaja barb (Puntius sahyadriensis) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Puntius. It is found in Maharashtra, India. References

Krishna Carp​
Krishna Carp​

Giant Siamese carp (Catlocarpio siamensis) is the largest carp species in the world. The mother of all carp, Plah Caho (กระโห้) in Thai language is a native to Thailand and the Mekong, Chao Phraya rivers.

Largemouth ​Yellowfish​
Largemouth ​Yellowfish​

The largemouth yellowfish or Vaal-Orange largemouth yellowfish (Labeobarbus kimberleyensis) is a ray-finned fish species in the family Cyprinidae. This large freshwater barb is found in southern Africa.

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Megarasbora ​Elanga​
Megarasbora ​Elanga​

Megarasbora elanga (Bengali: এলং), commonly known as the Bengala barb is a fish of the carp family Cyprinidae, found commonly in rivers and freshwater lakes in and around South Asia. It reaches a maximum length of 21 centimetres (8.3 in).

Nilgiris Barb​
Nilgiris Barb​

The Nilgiris barb (Hypselobarbus dubius), also called the cock fish, is a tropical species of freshwater cyprinid fish. It is native to India.It is potamodromous, benthopelagic, and less than 25 cm long.

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Osteochilus ​Vittatus​
Osteochilus ​Vittatus​

Osteochilus vittatus is a species of cyprinid fish from Southeast Asia. Its common name is bonylip barb, hard-lipped barb, or silver sharkminnow. It grows to 32 cm (13 in) SL.

Partipentazona ​Barb​
Partipentazona ​Barb​

Systomus partipentazona (Fowler, 1934) Puntigrus partipentazona, the partipentazona barb, is a species of cyprinid fish native to Southeast Asia where it is found in the Mekong, Mae Klong, and Chao Phraya basins of Thailand, the Malay Peninsula, and coastal streams of southeast Thailand and Cambodia where it occurs in streams and impoundments with dense weed growth.

Pethia ​Stoliczkana​
Pethia ​Stoliczkana​

Pethia stoliczkana is a freshwater tropical cyprinid fish native to the upper Mekong, Salwen, Irrawaddy, Meklong and upper Charo Phraya basins in the countries of Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Laos, Thailand, China and Sri Lanka.

Pool Barb​
Pool Barb​

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Probarbus ​Labeaminor​
Probarbus ​Labeaminor​

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Puntius Brevis​
Puntius Brevis​

Puntius brevis, sometimes known as the swamp barb (although Puntius chola is also known by that name), is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Puntius. It is found in the Mekong and Chao Phraya basins. Puntius spilopterus is sometimes considered conspecific.

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Purplehead ​Barb​
Purplehead ​Barb​

The black ruby barb (Pethia nigrofasciata) or purplehead barb is a tropical cyprinid fish endemic to Sri Lanka where it occurs in forested streams from the Kelani basin to the Nilwala basin, they are found in streams on hills around 1000 ft (300 m) in elevation.

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Redside Barb​
Redside Barb​

The redside barb or two-spot barb (Puntius bimaculatus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Puntius. It is found in India and Sri Lanka. It was identified and classified by Pieter Bleeker in 1863.

Rosy Barb​
Rosy Barb​

The rosy barb is one of the larger members of the barb species and it can grow up to 6 inches in the wild. This fish enjoys company, and if it's school is large enough, it will not bother other fish in the aquarium. Rosy barbs make great additions to an aquarium but also do well in ponds.

Sawbwa Barb​
Sawbwa Barb​

Sawbwa resplendens Annandale, 1918 The sawbwa barb (Sawbwa resplendens), also known as the Burmese rammy nose, Asian rummynose or rummynose rasbora, is an endangered species of cyprinid fish in the monotypic genus Sawbwa.

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Sevan ​Khramulya​
Sevan ​Khramulya​

Number of freshwater fish species: 57 The tables below were generated from Fishbase.org - A project to provide indexing and links for all known species as the baseline dataset for studies of global biodiversity. All links below take you to pages on the fishbase.org site.

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Smallmouth ​Yellowfish​
Smallmouth ​Yellowfish​

The smallmouth yellowfish (Labeobarbus aeneus) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Labeobarbus. It has become an invasive species in rivers of the Eastern Cape, South Africa, such as the Mbhashe River.

Somalian ​Blind Barb​
Somalian ​Blind Barb​

The Somalian blind barb (Barbopsis devecchi) is a ray-finned fish species in the family Cyprinidae. It is the only member of the genus Barbopsis. This troglobitic fish is found only in Somalia.

Spanner Barb​
Spanner Barb​

Barbodes lateristriga, the spanner barb or T-barb, is a species of cyprinid fish native to the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It can reach a length of 18 centimetres (7.1 in) TL. This species can also be found in the aquarium trade.

Spottail Barb​
Spottail Barb​

Spottail barb (Enteromius afrovernayi) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Enteromius. It has a wide distribution in western central Africa and is found from the Democratic Republic of Congo south through Angola, Zambia northern Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

Spotted Barb​
Spotted Barb​

Barbodes binotatus, commonly known as the spotted barb or common barb, is a tropical species of cyprinid fish native to Southeast Asia. It has also become established as an exotic species in Palau and Singapore.

Sucker Barb​
Sucker Barb​

The sucker barb (Barbichthys laevis) is a species of cyprinid found in Southeast Asia. It is the only recognized member of its genus. Footnotes

Swamp Barb​
Swamp Barb​

The swamp barb or chola barb, Puntius chola, is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Cyprininae sub-family of the family. It originates in inland waters in Asia, and is found in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Myanmar. Puntius brevis is also sometimes known as swamp barb.

Ticto Barb​
Ticto Barb​

The ticto barb or twospot barb (Pethia ticto) is a species of subtropical freshwater fish belonging to the family Cyprinidae. It is a native of the upper Mekong, Salwen, Irrawaddy, Meklong and upper Charo Phraya basins in the countries of Nepal, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.

Tiger Barb​
Tiger Barb​

The tiger barb or Sumatra barb (Puntigrus tetrazona), is a species of tropical cyprinid fish. The natural geographic range reportedly extends throughout the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo in Indonesia, with unsubstantiated sightings reported in Cambodia.