Barbel is like the chub an endemic cyprinid species and it also lives in shoals. It has reddish colored fins and whiskers by which it can be distinguished from other fish. It grows up to 70 cm (27,5') and 4 kg (9 lb) in weight. It is generally a bottom feeder eating aquatic organisms and plants. It lives mainly in Soča from Kobarid down, Idrijca and the lake at Most na Soči.
Season: April, July - October
Min. size: 30 cm