Sucker barb

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Sucker barb
Barbichthys laevis.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Barbichthys
Bleeker, 1860
B. laevis
Binomial name
Barbichthys laevis
(Valenciennes, 1842)
  • Barbus laevis Valenciennes, 1842
  • Barbus brachynemus Bleeker, 1849
  • Barbus gobioides Bleeker, 1852
  • Barbichthys nitidus Sauvage, 1878
Barbichthys laevis

The sucker barb (Barbichthys laevis) is a species of cyprinid found in Southeast Asia.[2] It is the only recognized member of its genus.


  1. ^ Huckstorf, V.; Freyhof, J. (2011). "Barbichthys laevis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T181277A7665778. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T181277A7665778.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Barbichthys laevis" in FishBase. August 2011 version.