Luciobarbus pectoralis (Heckel, 1843)
Heckel’s Orontes barbell
photo by Ozcan, G.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  22.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Asi Nehri/Orontes and some eastern Mediterranean watersheds.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 March 2013 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 10.01.00
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 25.01.16
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.01.00

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