Sucker barb

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Sucker barb
Barbichthys laevis.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Barbichthys
Bleeker, 1860
Species: B. laevis
Binomial name
Barbichthys laevis
(Valenciennes, 1842)

Barbus laevis Valenciennes, 1842
Barbichthys laevis nitidus Sauvage, 1878
Barbichthys laevis sumatranus Volz, 1904
Barbichthys nitidus Sauvage, 1878
Barbus brachynemus Bleeker, 1850
Barbus gobioides Bleeker, 1852

Barbichthys laevis

The sucker barb (Barbichthys laevis) is a species of cyprinid found in Southeast Asia.[1] It is the only recognized member of its genus.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Barbichthys laevis" in FishBase. August 2011 version.