Cyprinus barbatus Chen & Huang, 1977



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1982

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Erhai Lake, China


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Chen, H.-L. and Huang, H.-Q. (1977). Cyprininae, pp. 395-438. In: Zhongguo like yulei zhi. (Wu, ed.).

Other references:

Chu, X.L. and Chen, Y. 1989. The fishes of Yunnan, China. Part I Cyprinidae. Science Press, Beijing, China.

Hwang, H.C., I.Y. Chen, and P.C. Yueh. 1988. The freshwater fishes of China in colored illustrations. Shanghai Sciences and Technology Press, Shanghai, China. 2.

Luo, Y. and Yue, P. 2000. Cyprinidae: Cyprininae. In: P. Yue (ed.), Fauna Sinica. Osteichthyes. Cypriniformes III, pp. 391-433. Science Press, Beijing.

Wang, S., L. Zhang, L. Ni, H. Zhao, L. Jiao, S. Yang, L. Guo, and J. Shen. (2015). Ecological degeneration of the Erhai Lake and prevention measures. Environmental Earth Sciences 74: 3839-3847.

Zhou, W. & Chen, X.-Y. 2011. Cyprinus barbatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T166039A6175926. Downloaded on 16 December 2015.


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