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

Barbel - Barbus barbus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Natura 2000 sites 25 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 5085

Distribution

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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
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
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 2013-2018 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
BE34032C0 Belgium Bassin inférieur de l'Ourthe occidentale Map
BE34043C0 Belgium Bassin de la Semois du Maka à Bouillon Map
BE34048C0 Belgium Bassin de la Semois de Jamoigne à Chiny Map
BE34046C0 Belgium Bassin de la Semois de Florenville à Auby Map
BE35009C0 Belgium Vallée de la Meuse d'Yvoir à Dave Map
BE34044C0 Belgium Vallée du Ruisseau des Aleines Map
BE34066C0 Belgium Vallée du Ton et Côte bajocienne de Montquintin à Ruette Map
BE34024C0 Belgium Bassin inférieur de l'Ourthe orientale Map
BE33017C0 Belgium Basse vallée de l'Amblève Map
BE34023C0 Belgium Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Nisramont et La Roche Map
BE33014C0 Belgium Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Comblain-au-Pont et Angleur Map
BE35018C0 Belgium Bassin de l'Hermeton en aval de Vodelée Map
BE34002C0 Belgium Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Bomal et Hamoir Map
BE34003C0 Belgium Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Hotton et Barvaux-sur-Ourthe Map
BE34007C0 Belgium Basse vallée de l'Aisne Map
BE33009C0 Belgium Vallée de la Mehaigne Map
BE34050C0 Belgium Bassin de la Semois entre Tintigny et Jamoigne Map
BE35021C0 Belgium Vallée de la Lesse en aval de Houyet Map
BE35029C0 Belgium Bassin fagnard de l'Hermeton Map
BE34031C0 Belgium Bassin moyen de l'Ourthe occidentale Map
BE33065C0 Belgium Vallée inférieure de l'Our et ses affluents Map
BE35045C0 Belgium Vallée de la Semois en aval d'Alle Map
BE33004C0 Belgium Basse Meuse et Meuse mitoyenne Map
BE34039C0 Belgium Haute-Sûre Map
BE34012C0 Belgium Vallée de l'Ourthe entre La Roche et Hotton Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Barbe German Fishbase
Barbeau fluviatile French Fishbase
Barbeel Dutch Fishbase
Barbel English Fishbase
Barbel French Fishbase
Barbern German Fishbase
Barbet French Fishbase
Barbillon French Fishbase
Barbo Italian Fishbase
Barbo Portuguese Fishbase
Barbo de rio Spanish Fishbase
Barbot French Fishbase
Barbu French Fishbase
Bela mrena Macedonian Fishbase
Biala Bulgarian Fishbase
Breana Romanian Fishbase
Brzana Polish Fishbase
Byala mryana Bulgarian Fishbase
Drenek French Fishbase
Dunavska Bulgarian Fishbase
Flodbarb Swedish Fishbase
Flodbarbe Danish Fishbase
Flodbarbe Norwegian Fishbase
Imbreana Romanian Fishbase
Jokibarbi Finnish Fishbase
Lotusbarbe German Fishbase
Mreana Romanian Fishbase
Mreana alba Romanian Fishbase
Mreana del Dunare Romanian Fishbase
Mrena Romanian Fishbase
Mrena Serbian Fishbase
Mrena Slovenian Fishbase
Parma obecná Czech Fishbase
Rechna mriana Bulgarian Fishbase
Rózsás márna Hungarian Fishbase
Usach obyknovennyi Russian Fishbase
Usatsch Russian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Barbus spp.

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
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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