Congo barb

Congo Barb is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Clypeobarbus.

The Congo barb lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

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The Clipper Barb (Barbus callipterus) or Congo barb is a freshwater and brackish tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Its native habitat is from Côte d'Ivoire through the Chad basin to Nigeria and Cameroon. More

The Congo Barb is a rarely traded ornamental fish. As you can see by their name Barbus congicus originates from the Congo river in Central Africa. More

Common names

Congo barb in English
Kongobarbe in German (Deutsch)
Parmicka konžská in Czech (česky)
Parmička konžská in Czech (česky)
Suurisuomubarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
康吉魮 in Chinese (中文)
康吉魮 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Clypeobarbus
Species : Clypeobarbus congicus
Authority : Boulenger, 1899