Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Barbus > Species: Barbus peloponnesius

Barbus peloponnesius Valenciennes, 1842

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 26 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 5094


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
PLC180001 Poland Bieszczady Map
PLH180014 Poland Ostoja Jaśliska Map
PLH120019 Poland Ostoja Popradzka Map
PLH180007 Poland Rzeka San Map
PLH180013 Poland Ostoja Góry Słonne Map
PLH120002 Poland Czarna Orawa Map
PLH240005 Poland Beskid Śląski Map
PLH140016 Poland Dolina Dolnej Pilicy Map
PLH180012 Poland Ostoja Przemyska Map
PLH240006 Poland Beskid Żywiecki Map
PLH180011 Poland Jasiołka Map
PLH220094 Poland Dolina Wierzycy Map
PLH180021 Poland Dorzecze Górnego Sanu Map
PLH180053 Poland Dolna Wisłoka z Dopływami Map
PLH120085 Poland Dolny Dunajec Map
PLH180020 Poland Dolina Dolnego Sanu Map
PLH260039 Poland Wzgórza Kunowskie Map
PLH120088 Poland Środkowy Dunajec z dopływami Map
PLH180052 Poland Wisłoka z dopływami Map
PLH180030 Poland Wisłok Środkowy z Dopływami Map
PLH260037 Poland Przełom Lubrzanki Map
PLH120089 Poland Tarnawka Map
PLH120086 Poland Górny Dunajec Map
PLH120083 Poland Dolna Soła Map
PLH120093 Poland Raba z Mszanką Map
PLC120002 Poland Pieniny Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Brzana karpacka Polish Fishbase
Brzanka Polish Fishbase
Mrena e ohrit Albanian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Barbus petenyii Heckel, 1848
Barbus leonhardi Bielz, 1853
Pseudobarbus leonhardi Bielz, 1853
Barbus cyclolepis waleckii Rolik, 1970
Barbus peloponesis Valenciennes, 1842
Barbus meridionalis rebeli (Koller, 1926)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2008-02-22 Austria Article 17 report Austria Species questionnaire for Barbus peloponensis
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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