There are barbels and picones, like those of Spain, in the rivers of this wilderness.
When in search of food he makes good use of his barbels, especially those at the corners of his mouth, which he uses as feelers.
The Barbels are closely allied to the carps, and are easily known by the barbs or beards which hang from their lips.
Its snout, pointed somewhat like a pig's, was tipped with barbels, or feelers.
Each individual has four barbels, the median pair of which are extremely long.
It has various kinds of fish, all having scales, some like our barbels, as large as salmon.
The fish, so far as I have caught any, seem to be one trout, and two barbels.
Its head is large and broad, its mouth wide, furnished with six barbels, of which those of the upper jaw are very long.
Their mouth is small, surrounded by six barbels, which are more or less fringed with a membrane or with branched tentacles.
A close ally of the carp is the Crucian carp, Cyprinus carassius, chiefly distinguished by the absence of barbels.