Labeobarbus reinii (Günther, 1874)

Giant Atlas barbel



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Barbus reinii Günther, 1874


Conservation Status


Last record: 2001

IUCN RedList status: Extinct





Biology & Ecology










Berrebi, P. and Tsigenopoulos, C.S. 2003. Phylogenetic organization of the genus Barbus sensu stricto: a review based on data obtained using molecular markers. In: P.M. Banarescu & N.G. Bogutskaya (ed.), The Freshwater Fishes of Europe. Vol. 5/II. Cyprinidae 2. Part II: Barbus, pp. 11-22. AULA_Verlag GmbH, Wiebelsheim.

Berrebi, P., Kottelat, M., Skelton, P.H. and Rab, P. 1996. Systematics of Barbus: State of the art and heuristic comments. Folia Zoologica 45(Suppl. 1): 5-12.

Borkenhagen, K. 2017. Molecular phylogeny of the tribe Torini Karaman, 1971 (Actinopterygii: Cypriniformes) from the Middle East and North Africa. Zootaxa 4236(2): 291-301.

Doadrio, I. 1994. Freshwater fish fauna of North Africa and its biogeography. Annales Musee Royal de l' Afrique Centrale. Sciences Zoologiques 275: 21-34.

Freyhof, J. and Ford, M. (2022). Labeobarbus reinii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2022: e.T60765A137272327. Accessed on 11 December 2022.

Tsigenopoulos, C.S., Kasapidis, P. and Berrebi, P. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships of hexaploid large-sized barbs (genus Labeobarbus, Cyprinidae) based on mtDNA data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56(2): 851-856.


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