The Aral Barbel or Luciobarbus brachycephalus is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Luciobarbus. It is found in the Aral basin, Chu drainage and southern and western Caspian Sea. It has a long body with a mouth like a catfish. They can tolerate a wide range of temperatures, from cold outdoor ponds to indoor tropical aquariums. This albino variant makes for a bright addition to any pond or aquarium.