For the genus Barbus see there. For many of the tropical aquarium fish commonly known as "barbs", see Barbinae.

Barb is a common and generic term for the species of fish within the genus Barbus and the famila Cyprinidae.


Genera that contain the species with the common name description of barb include:


The root of the word 'barb' is common in cyprinid names of European languages, likely from exposure to LatinTemplate:Fact, for example:

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