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Barbus meridionalis Risso, 1827

Synonym
Vernacular Name
Mediterranean barbel, Southern barbel
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Conservation status
Be (III)
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A species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae. It is found in France and Spain. It is one of the tastiest river fish, prized for its delicate texture and succulent flavor. Its natural habitats are rivers and intermittent rivers. It is becoming rare due to habitat loss.
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Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Animalia
Eumetazoa
Chordata
Gnathostomata
Actinopterygii
Cypriniformes
Cyprinidae