Luciobarbus callensis (Valenciennes, 1842)
Algerian barb
Luciobarbus callensis
photo by Azeroual, A.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: widespread in Tunisia west to the Kebir River drainage in eastern Algeria (Ref. 115559).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.06.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 02.03.12
Checked by: Boden, Gert - 02.03.12

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