Turkestan barbel

The Turkestan barbel Barbus conocephalus is found in the Zeravshan river. The Gokcha barbel Barbus goktschaicus is found in the Lake Sevan in Armenia. The Kura barbel Barbus lacerta (Mtkvari barbel) is found in Syria. More

Turkestan Barbel (Luciobarbus capito conocephalus) is the only subspecies of Luciobarbus capito. Footnotes - * "Luciobarbus capito+conocephalus". FishBase. Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly. April 2006 version. N.p.: FishBase, 2006. More

At the end of the 1980s, Turkestan barbel and Herat khramulya were intensively fished, while some other fish were already overfished. During the 1970s and 1980s the proportion of predators in the total catch increased. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Barbus
Species : Barbus brachycephalus
Authority : Kessler, 1872