Gokcha barbel

Gokcha Barbel is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Barbus.

The Gokcha barbel lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Gokcha barbel Barbus goktschaicus is found in the Lake Sevan in Armenia. The Kura barbel Barbus lacerta (Mtkvari barbel) is found in Syria. The Himri barbel Barbus Luteus is native to Mesopotamian rivers. More

The Gokcha barbel Barbus goktschaicus is found in the Lake SevanLake Sevan Lake Sevan is the largest lake in Armenia and one of the largest high-altitude lakes in the world.Former names of the lake include Gegharkunik , Gegham Sea , Lychnitis and Gokcha .... More

while Gokcha barbel inhabits only tributaries of the lake. While both species are intensely overfished and threatened by ongoing habitat degradation, neither are not listed in the IUCN Red List. Once there were four subspecies or races of Sevan trout. More

Gokcha barbel (Barbus goktschaicus) is an endemic species of Lake Sevan. The abundance of the barbel declined abruptly because of water drainage from Lake Sevan. As a result, it was included in the Armenian SSR Red Data Book. More

Common names

Gokcha barbel in English
Gokchinskii usach in Russian (русский язык)
Parma sevanská in Czech (česky)
беглу in Russian (русский язык)
усач гокчинский in Russian (русский язык)
усач севанский in Russian (русский язык)
塞万魮 in Mandarin Chinese
塞万魮 in Unknown
塞萬魮 in Mandarin Chinese
塞萬魮 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Barbus
Species : Barbus goktschaicus
Authority : Kessler, 1877