Iran cave barb

Iranocypris typhlops is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family, the only member of the monotypic genus Iranocypris.

The Iran cave barb lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The ecoregion includes two blind cave fish, Iran cave barb (Iranocypris typhlops) and blind loach (Paracobitis smithi), recorded from Iran at a single locality and listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List. Other noteworthy aquatic biotic elements: The salt lakes are important areas for waterfowl. More

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Common names

blind cave fish in English
Iran cave barb in English
Iraninluolabarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Mahi-ye Kurghar in Farsi
Mahi-ye Kurghar in Persian (‫فارسی)
Parma jeskynní in Czech (česky)
سس‌ماهی‌کور in Persian (‫فارسی)
ماهي كور in Farsi
ماهي كور in Unknown
伊朗盲鯉 in Mandarin Chinese
伊朗盲鯉 in Unknown
伊朗盲鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
伊朗盲鲤 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Iranocypris
Species : Iranocypris typhlops
Authority : Bruun & Kaiser, 1944