African banded barb

It is found mainly in Angola and Zambia, extending into neighboring Botswana, the Democractic Republic of the Congo, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

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The African banded barb lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 6.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

African Banded Barbs (Barbus fasciolatus) in an aquarium Barbels are often fished for food; in some locations they are of commercial significance. The roe of barbels is poisonous, however. The large Barbus barbs are also often eaten in their native range. More

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African banded barb African banded barb (Barbus fasciolatus) (Barbus fasolt) (Barbus foutensis) (Barbus fritschii fritschii) (Barbus fritschii harteti) (Barbus gananensis) (Barbus gestetneri) (Barbus girardi) More

Common names

African banded barb in English
Angola barb in English
Angolan barb in English
Barbus fasciolatus in Catalan (Català)
Barred barb in English
Blaustrichbarbe in German (Deutsch)
Kuparibarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Orange barb in English
Parmička pruhovaná in Czech (česky)
Parmička rhodéská in Czech (česky)
Parmička tmavopruhá in Czech (česky)
Red barb in English
Rooi-ghieliemientjie in Afrikaans
Seeprabarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
tiger barb in English
带纹魮 in Mandarin Chinese
帶紋魮 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Barbus
Species : Barbus fasciolatus
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