Barbus xanthopterus

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

The Barbus xanthopterus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Barbus xanthopterus and Barbus rajanorum mystaceus, which have great economic values, in the Atatürk Dam Lake (Turkey). Heavy metal levels in fish samples were analyzed by inductively coupled plasma spectroscopy (ICP/OES). More

low oxygen than Barbus xanthopterus which probably accounts for them not being caught together in any number. Marammazi (1994) considers this species to be stenohaline and so restricted in its distribution in the Zohreh River which drains to the northern Persian Gulf. More

Common names

Gatan in Farsi
Gatan in Persian (‫فارسی)
Gattan in Arabic (‫العربية)
Maya baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Parmička mosulská in Czech (česky)
سس ماهي in Farsi
گطان in Farsi

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Barbus
Species : Barbus xanthopterus
Authority : Heckel, 1843