Barbel Barbus barbus Length 20-70cm<br />
A slim-bodied, streamlined and attractive fish. The mouth is sited for bottom feeding and bordered by sensory barbels. Adult has a silvery-brown body and reddish brown fins; the dorsal fin is arched with an incurved outer margin. The Barbel is locally common in moderate flows of larger rivers, mainly in central and S England.
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Barbel Barbus barbus Length 20-70cm
A slim-bodied, streamlined and attractive fish. The mouth is sited for bottom feeding and bordered by sensory barbels. Adult has a silvery-brown body and reddish brown fins; the dorsal fin is arched with an incurved outer margin. The Barbel is locally common in moderate flows of larger rivers, mainly in central and S England.

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Date: 19 Aug 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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