barbels

   Fleshy threadlike sensory structures hanging like whiskers near the mouths of certain fish, such as catfish [23].

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • barbels — bar·bel || bɑːbÉ™l n. fleshy filament that grows from the mouth or head of some fish; (Zoology) feeler, body organ used for touching or feeling (i.e. antennae, tentacle, etc.); type of fish with barbels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barbels — ūsoriai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Barbus angl. barbels; barbs rus. барбусы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karpinės siauresnis terminas – aralinis ūsorius siauresnis terminas – auksinis ūsoriukas… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • barbels — puntijai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Puntius angl. barbels; barbs rus. пунтиусы ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karpinės siauresnis terminas – dryžasis puntijus siauresnis terminas – ilgasnukis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • Pacific barbels — ūsoriai žirgeliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Hemibarbus angl. Pacific barbels; skin carps rus. кони ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karpinės siauresnis terminas – amūrinis žirgelis siauresnis… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • beard — barbels (archaic) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ostariophysan — ▪ fish Introduction  any of about8,000 species of bony fishes (bony fish) belonging to a group that includes the majority of freshwater fishes throughout the world. Familiar representatives of this group are the minnows (minnow), suckers (sucker) …   Universalium

  • Barbel-Klasse — Bonefish 1988 an der Wasseroberfläche Übersicht Typ Jagd U Boot Namensgeber Barbe Einheiten 3 gebaut, 0 aktiv …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Catfish — For other uses, see Catfish (disambiguation). Catfish Temporal range: Late Cretaceous – present Black bullhead Scientific classificati …   Wikipedia

  • Heraldry of the Holy Roman Empire — The Quarter Eagle, hand coloured woodcut (c. 1510) by Hans Burgkmair. One rendition of the coat of the country was the Quaternion Eagle printed by David de Negker of Augsburg, after a 1510 woodcut by Hans Burgkmair. It showed a selection of 56… …   Wikipedia

  • Barbel (anatomy) — A barbel on a fish is a slender, whiskerlike tactile organ near the mouth. Fish that have barbels include the catfish, the carp, the goatfish, sturgeon, and some species of shark. They house the taste buds of such fish and are used to search for… …   Wikipedia

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