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Family: Cobitidae Loaches


Country: Italy | See tabular list

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6 species in in Italy
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Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cobitis bilineata Canestrini, 1865

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Cobitis bilineata
[]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Cobitis taenia Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Cobitis taenia
[Spined loach]



Europe
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cobitis zanandreai Cavicchioli, 1965

Photo by Photo by Bianco, P.G.
 
Cobitis zanandreai
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Asia
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cantor, 1842)

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Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
[Pond loach]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 30.7 cm TL
Misgurnus fossilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Tveskov, E.
 
Misgurnus fossilis
[Weatherfish]



Europe
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Sabanejewia larvata (De Filippi, 1859)

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Sabanejewia larvata
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6 species in in Italy

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cobitis bilineata Europe 10 SL 1865
Cobitis taenia Spined loach Europe and Asia 13.5 TL 1758
Cobitis zanandreai Europe 7.5 SL 1965
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus Pond loach Asia 28 SL 1842
Misgurnus fossilis Weatherfish Europe and Asia 30.7 TL 1758
Sabanejewia larvata Europe 9 TL 1859



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