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Family: Cobitidae Loaches



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Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Acanthopsoides delphax Siebert, 1991

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Acanthopsoides delphax
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Acanthopsoides gracilentus (Smith, 1945)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Acanthopsoides gracilentus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Acanthopsoides gracilis
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acanthopsoides hapalias Siebert, 1991

Photo by FAO
 
Acanthopsoides hapalias
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Acanthopsoides molobrion Siebert, 1991

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Acanthopsoides molobrion
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Acanthopsoides namromensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Acanthopsoides robertsi
[]

Photo by Wickham, M.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Acantopsis dialuzona Van Hasselt, 1823

Photo by Wickham, M.
 
Acantopsis dialuzona
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Acantopsis dinema
[Peppered horseface loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Acantopsis ioa
[Slender horseface loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Acantopsis multistigmatus
[]

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Asia
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Acantopsis octoactinotos Siebert, 1991

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Acantopsis octoactinotos
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Acantopsis rungthipae
[Piebald horseface loach]

Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm NG
Acantopsis spectabilis (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.
 
Acantopsis spectabilis
[]

Photo by Suvarnaraksha, A.

Asia
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Sontirat, 1999

Photo by Suvarnaraksha, A.
 
Acantopsis thiemmedhi
[]

Photo by Germeau, G.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Ambastaia nigrolineata (Kottelat & Chu, 1987)

Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Ambastaia nigrolineata
[]

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Ambastaia sidthimunki (Klausewitz, 1959)

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.
 
Ambastaia sidthimunki
[Dwarf botia]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Bibarba bibarba
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Bibarba parvoculus
[]

Photo by AquaNet

Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Canthophrys gongota (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by AquaNet
 
Canthophrys gongota
[Gongota loach]

Photo by Dikic, D.

Asia
Max. Length 30.5 cm TL
Chromobotia macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by Dikic, D.
 
Chromobotia macracanthus
[Clown loach]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cobitis albicoloris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL

 
Cobitis amphilekta
[]
No picture found
Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Cobitis arachthosensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis arenae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Cobitis australis
[]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Cobitis avicennae Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust, Esmaeili, Geiger & Freyhof, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Cobitis avicennae
[Zagros spined loach]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Cobitis battalgili B?cescu, 1962

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis battalgili
[Battalgil spined loach]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cobitis bilineata Canestrini, 1865

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cobitis bilineata
[]

Photo by Gülle, ?,

Asia
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Cobitis bilseli Battalgil, 1942

Photo by Gülle, ?,
 
Cobitis bilseli
[Beysehir spined loach]

Photo by Collis, J.

Asia
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Cobitis biwae Jordan & Snyder, 1901

Photo by Collis, J.
 
Cobitis biwae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis brevipinna
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cobitis calderoni
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Cobitis choii Kim & Son, 1984

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis choii
[Choi's spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis crassicauda
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis dalmatina
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis damlae
[Dalaman spined loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis dolichorhynchus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis dorademiri
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Cobitis elazigensis
[Tigris spined loach]

Photo by Kohout, J.

Europe
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Cobitis elongata Heckel & Kner, 1858

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Cobitis elongata
[]

Photo by Kohout, J.

Europe
Max. Length 14.6 cm TL
Cobitis elongatoides B?cescu & Mayer, 1969

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Cobitis elongatoides
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis evreni
[Ceyhan spined loach]

Photo by Giannetto, D.

Asia
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL
Cobitis fahirae Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998

Photo by Giannetto, D.
 
Cobitis fahirae
[Küçük Menderes spined loach]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL
Cobitis faridpaki Mousavi-Sabet, Vasil'eva, Vatandoust & Vasil'ev, 2011

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Cobitis faridpaki
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis fasciola
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis fimbriata
[]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Europe
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Cobitis gladkovi Vasil'ev & Vasil'eva, 2008

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Cobitis gladkovi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis guttata
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia

Cobitis hankugensis Kim, Park, Son & Nalbant, 2003

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis hankugensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis hellenica
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Cobitis illyrica
[]

Photo by Mustafic, P.

Europe

Cobitis jadovaensis Mustafic & Mrakovcic, 2008

Photo by Mustafic, P.
 
Cobitis jadovaensis
[]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis kaibarai
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis kellei
[Göksü spined loach]

Photo by Askari, G.

Asia
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL
Cobitis keyvani Mousavi-Sabet, Yerli, Vatandoust, Özeren & Moradkhani, 2012

Photo by Askari, G.
 
Cobitis keyvani
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis kurui
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis laoensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis lebedevi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis leptosoma
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis levantina
[Orontes spined loach]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9.9 cm TL
Cobitis linea (Heckel, 1847)

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Cobitis linea
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis longitaeniatus
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cobitis lutheri Rendahl, 1935

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis lutheri
[Luther's spiny loach]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Cobitis macrostigma Dabry de Thiersant, 1872

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis macrostigma
[]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis magnostriata
[]

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.

Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cobitis maroccana Pellegrin, 1929

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.
 
Cobitis maroccana
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis matsubarai
[]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cobitis megaspila
[]

Photo by Artaev, O.

Europe
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Cobitis melanoleuca Nichols, 1925

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Cobitis melanoleuca
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Cobitis meridionalis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis microcephala
[]

Photo by Shiina, M.

Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Cobitis minamorii Nakajima, 2012

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Cobitis minamorii
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Cobitis multimaculata
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Cobitis narentana
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Cobitis nigrolinea
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis nuicocensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis obtusirostra
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis ohridana
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia

Cobitis pacifica Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis pacifica
[]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Cobitis paludica (de Buen, 1930)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Cobitis paludica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis phongnhaensis
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia

Cobitis phrygica Battalgazi, 1944

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis phrygica
[Aci spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis pontica
[Pontic spined loach]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis puncticulata
[Spotted spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cobitis punctilineata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis qujiangensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis rara
[]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cobitis rhodopensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Cobitis sakahoko
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis satunini
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Cobitis shikokuensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis sibirica
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL

 
Cobitis simplicispina
[Sakarya spined loach]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 15.3 cm TL
Cobitis sinensis Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis sinensis
[Siberian spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis sipahilerae
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Cobitis splendens Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis splendens
[Splendid spined loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis squataeniatus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Cobitis stenocauda
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis stephanidisi
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cobitis striata Ikeda, 1936

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Cobitis striata
[]

Photo by Kutsarov, Y.

Europe
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Cobitis strumicae Karaman, 1955

Photo by Kutsarov, Y.
 
Cobitis strumicae
[Bulgarian spined loach]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

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

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Cobitis taenia
[Spined loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis takatsuensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Cobitis takenoi
[]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Cobitis tanaitica B?cescu & Mayer, 1969

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Cobitis tanaitica
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis taurica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis tetralineata
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Cobitis trichonica
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis turcica
[Turkish spined loach]

Photo by Sediva, A.

Europe
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cobitis vardarensis Karaman, 1928

Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Cobitis vardarensis
[Vardar spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis vettonica
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis wumingensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis ylengensis
[]

Photo by Bianco, P.G.

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

Photo by Bianco, P.G.
 
Cobitis zanandreai
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis zhejiangensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Iksookimia hugowolfeldi Nalbant, 1993

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia hugowolfeldi
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Iksookimia koreensis (Kim, 1975)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia koreensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Iksookimia longicorpa (Kim, Choi & Nalbant, 1976)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia longicorpa
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Iksookimia pumila (Kim & Lee, 1987)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia pumila
[Puan spine loach]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Iksookimia yongdokensis Kim & Park, 1997

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia yongdokensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Kichulchoia brevifasciata (Kim & Lee, 1995)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Kichulchoia brevifasciata
[]

Photo by Hong, Y.-K.

Asia
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Koreocobitis naktongensis Kim, Park & Nalbant, 2000

Photo by Hong, Y.-K.
 
Koreocobitis naktongensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Koreocobitis rotundicaudata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Koreocobitis rotundicaudata
[White nose loach]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Kottelatlimia hipporhynchos
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Kottelatlimia katik
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Kottelatlimia pristes (Roberts, 1989)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Kottelatlimia pristes
[]
No picture found
Lepidocephalichthys al
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys alkaia
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys annandalei
[Annandale loach]

Photo by Bakalial, B.

Asia

Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis (Datta & Barman, 1984)

Photo by Bakalial, B.
 
Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys barbatuloides
[]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei
[Burmese loach]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 11 cm
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus (Rendahl, 1948)

Photo by FAO
 
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys coromandelensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys eleios
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys furcatus
[]

Photo by Mrinal Kumar Das/S.C. Bordoloi

Asia
Max. Length 7.0 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis Pillai & Yazdani, 1976

Photo by Mrinal Kumar Das/S.C. Bordoloi
 
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis
[]

Photo by Mahalder, B.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys guntea (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Lepidocephalichthys guntea
[Guntea loach]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys irrorata
[Loktak loach]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi (Deraniyagala, 1956)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi
[Jonklaas' s loach]
No picture found
Lepidocephalichthys kr
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys kranos
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi (Weber & de Beaufort, 1916)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis
[Yu loach]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm NG
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon
[]

Photo by Artaev, O.

Asia
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis
[Common spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia.

 
Lepidocephalichthys tomaculum
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini
[]

Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Lepidocephalus macrochir (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Lepidocephalus macrochir
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalus nanensis
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Lepidocephalus spectrum Roberts, 1989

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Lepidocephalus spectrum
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Leptobotia elongata (Bleeker, 1870)

Photo by CAFS
 
Leptobotia elongata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Leptobotia flavolineata
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Leptobotia guilinensis Chen, 1980

Photo by CAFS
 
Leptobotia guilinensis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia

Leptobotia hengyangensis Huang & Zhang, 1986

Photo by CAFS
 
Leptobotia hengyangensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.0 cm SL

 
Leptobotia micra
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Leptobotia microphthalma
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Leptobotia orientalis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Leptobotia pellegrini Fang, 1936

Photo by CAFS
 
Leptobotia pellegrini
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia

Leptobotia posterodorsalis Lan & Chen, 1992

Photo by CAFS
 
Leptobotia posterodorsalis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Leptobotia punctata
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 19.2 cm SL
Leptobotia rubrilabris (Dabry de Thiersant, 1872)

Photo by CAFS
 
Leptobotia rubrilabris
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 22.8 cm TL
Leptobotia taeniops (Sauvage, 1878)

Photo by CAFS
 
Leptobotia taeniops
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Leptobotia tchangi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL

 
Leptobotia tientainensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Microcobitis misgurnoides
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cantor, 1842)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
[Pond loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Misgurnus buphoensis
[]

Photo by Tveskov, E.

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

Photo by Tveskov, E.
 
Misgurnus fossilis
[Weatherfish]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Misgurnus mizolepis Günther, 1888

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Misgurnus mizolepis
[Chinese muddy loach]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Asia

Misgurnus mohoity (Dybowski, 1869)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Misgurnus mohoity
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Misgurnus multimaculatus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15.6 cm TL

 
Misgurnus nikolskyi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Misgurnus tonkinensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli
[Goalpara loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Niwaella delicata
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Niwaella laterimaculata
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Niwaella longibarba
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Niwaella multifasciata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Niwaella multifasciata
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Niwaella xinjiangensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Pangio agma
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Pangio alcoides
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Pangio alternans
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Pangio ammophila
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Pangio anguillaris (Vaillant, 1902)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Pangio anguillaris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Pangio apoda
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Pangio atactos
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Pangio bitaimac
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL

 
Pangio borneensis
[]

Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Pangio cuneovirgata (Raut, 1957)

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Pangio cuneovirgata
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pangio doriae (Perugia, 1892)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Pangio doriae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Pangio elongata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Pangio filinaris
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pangio fusca (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Pangio fusca
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Pangio goaensis
[Indian coolie-loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Pangio incognito
[]

Photo by Dikic, D.

Asia.
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pangio kuhlii (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Dikic, D.
 
Pangio kuhlii
[Coolie loach]

Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.

Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Pangio lidi Hadiaty & Kottelat, 2009

Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.
 
Pangio lidi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Pangio longimanus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Pangio longipinnis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Pangio lumbriciformis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Pangio malayana
[]

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Pangio mariarum (Inger & Chin, 1962)

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Pangio mariarum
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Pangio muraeniformis
[]

Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Pangio myersi (Harry, 1949)

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Pangio myersi
[]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pangio oblonga (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Pangio oblonga
[Java loach]

Photo by Mahalder, B.

Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Pangio pangia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Pangio pangia
[]
No picture found
Asia.
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Pangio piperata
[]
No picture found
Asia.
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Pangio pulla
[]
No picture found
Asia.

 
Pangio robiginosa
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Pangio semicincta
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pangio shelfordii (Popta, 1903)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Pangio shelfordii
[Borneo loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Pangio signicauda
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL

 
Pangio superba
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 21.4 cm TL
Parabotia banarescui (Nalbant, 1965)

Photo by CAFS
 
Parabotia banarescui
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.1 cm TL

 
Parabotia bimaculata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL

 
Parabotia brevirostris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Parabotia curtus
[Kissing loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parabotia dubia
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Parabotia fasciata Dabry de Thiersant, 1872

Photo by CAFS
 
Parabotia fasciata
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parabotia kiangsiensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parabotia kimluani
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia

Parabotia lijiangensis Chen, 1980

Photo by CAFS
 
Parabotia lijiangensis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Parabotia maculosa (Wu, 1939)

Photo by CAFS
 
Parabotia maculosa
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 21.5 cm TL

 
Parabotia mantschurica
[Manchurian spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parabotia parva
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Parabotia vancuongi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm

 
Paralepidocephalus guishanensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Paralepidocephalus yui
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 15.4 cm TL
Paramisgurnus dabryanus Dabry de Thiersant, 1872

Photo by CAFS
 
Paramisgurnus dabryanus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Protocobitis anteroventris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Protocobitis polylepis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia

Protocobitis typhlops Yang, Chen & Lan, 1993

Photo by CAFS
 
Protocobitis typhlops
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Sabanejewia aurata (De Filippi, 1863)

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Sabanejewia aurata
[Golden spined loach]

Photo by Pekarik, L.

Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Sabanejewia balcanica (Karaman, 1922)

Photo by Pekarik, L.
 
Sabanejewia balcanica
[Balcan spined loach]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Sabanejewia baltica Witkowski, 1994

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Sabanejewia baltica
[]

Photo by Otel, V.

Europe
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Sabanejewia bulgarica (Drensky, 1928)

Photo by Otel, V.
 
Sabanejewia bulgarica
[]
No picture found
Caspian basin
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Sabanejewia caspia
[Caspian spined loach]
No picture found
Asia and Europe
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Sabanejewia caucasica
[Ciscaucasian spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Sabanejewia kubanica
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

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

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Sabanejewia larvata
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Europe
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Sabanejewia romanica (B?cescu, 1943)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Sabanejewia romanica
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Sabanejewia vallachica
[Eastern Carpathian golden loach]

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL
Sinibotia longiventralis (Yang & Chen, 1992)

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.
 
Sinibotia longiventralis
[]

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Sinibotia pulchra (Wu, 1939)

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.
 
Sinibotia pulchra
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Sinibotia reevesae
[]

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Asia
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Sinibotia robusta (Wu, 1939)

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.
 
Sinibotia robusta
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Asia
Max. Length 16.4 cm TL
Sinibotia superciliaris (Günther, 1892)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Sinibotia superciliaris
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL
Sinibotia zebra (Wu, 1939)

Photo by CAFS
 
Sinibotia zebra
[]

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Syncrossus beauforti (Smith, 1931)

Photo by Janiczak, B.J.
 
Syncrossus beauforti
[Chameleon loach]
262 Species of Family Cobitidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthopsoides delphax Asia 6 SL
Acanthopsoides gracilentus Asia 6 SL
Acanthopsoides gracilis Asia 5.4 SL
Acanthopsoides hapalias Asia 6 TL
Acanthopsoides molobrion Asia 4.5 SL
Acanthopsoides namromensis Asia
Acanthopsoides robertsi Asia 5.5 SL
Acantopsis dialuzona Asia 25 SL
Acantopsis dinema Peppered horseface loach Asia 11.7 SL
Acantopsis ioa Slender horseface loach Asia 13.2 SL
Acantopsis multistigmatus Asia
Acantopsis octoactinotos Asia 9.6 SL
Acantopsis rungthipae Piebald horseface loach Asia 12.0 SL
Acantopsis spectabilis Asia 30 NG
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Asia 11.8 SL
Ambastaia nigrolineata Asia 8 SL
Ambastaia sidthimunki Dwarf botia Asia 5.5 SL
Bibarba bibarba Asia 5.5 SL
Bibarba parvoculus Asia 5.7 SL
Canthophrys gongota Gongota loach Asia 13 TL
Chromobotia macracanthus Clown loach Asia 30.5 TL
Cobitis albicoloris Europe
Cobitis amphilekta Asia 7.4 TL
Cobitis arachthosensis Mediterranean Sea 7.9 SL
Cobitis arenae Asia 8.0 SL
Cobitis australis Asia 8.3 SL
Cobitis avicennae Zagros spined loach Asia 10.9 SL
Cobitis battalgili Battalgil spined loach Asia 7.2 SL
Cobitis bilineata Europe 10 SL
Cobitis bilseli Beysehir spined loach Asia 23.5 TL
Cobitis biwae Asia 10.9 SL
Cobitis brevipinna Asia 5.8 SL
Cobitis calderoni Europe 10 SL
Cobitis choii Choi's spiny loach Asia 8.5 TL
Cobitis crassicauda Asia 9.6 SL
Cobitis dalmatina Europe 6.7 SL
Cobitis damlae Dalaman spined loach Asia 6.4 SL
Cobitis dolichorhynchus Asia 10.8 SL
Cobitis dorademiri Asia 8.1 SL
Cobitis elazigensis Tigris spined loach Asia 16.3 SL
Cobitis elongata Europe 16 SL
Cobitis elongatoides Europe 14.6 TL
Cobitis evreni Ceyhan spined loach Asia 11.7 SL
Cobitis fahirae Küçük Menderes spined loach Asia 10.4 TL
Cobitis faridpaki Asia 8.7 TL
Cobitis fasciola Asia 10.6 SL
Cobitis fimbriata Asia 6.4 SL
Cobitis gladkovi Europe 8.8 TL
Cobitis guttata Asia
Cobitis hankugensis Asia
Cobitis hellenica Europe 9 SL
Cobitis illyrica Europe 6.5 SL
Cobitis jadovaensis Europe
Cobitis kaibarai South East Asia 5.4 SL
Cobitis kellei Göksü spined loach Asia 4.6 SL
Cobitis keyvani Asia 9.3 TL
Cobitis kurui Asia 4.4 SL
Cobitis laoensis Asia 10.6 SL
Cobitis lebedevi Asia
Cobitis leptosoma Asia 11.7 SL
Cobitis levantina Orontes spined loach Asia
Cobitis linea Asia 9.9 TL
Cobitis longitaeniatus Asia
Cobitis lutheri Luther's spiny loach Asia 12 TL
Cobitis macrostigma Asia 13.7 SL
Cobitis magnostriata South East Asia 9.4 SL
Cobitis maroccana Africa 8 TL
Cobitis matsubarai Asia 10.4 SL
Cobitis megaspila Europe
Cobitis melanoleuca Europe 20 TL
Cobitis meridionalis Europe 11 SL
Cobitis microcephala Asia 6.0 SL
Cobitis minamorii Asia 7.4 SL
Cobitis multimaculata Asia 9.2 SL
Cobitis narentana Europe 10.2 TL
Cobitis nigrolinea Asia 6.3 SL
Cobitis nuicocensis Asia
Cobitis obtusirostra Asia 11.1 SL
Cobitis ohridana Europe 6.8 SL
Cobitis pacifica Asia
Cobitis paludica Europe 13 SL
Cobitis phongnhaensis Asia
Cobitis phrygica Aci spined loach Asia
Cobitis pontica Pontic spined loach Europe 10.1 SL
Cobitis puncticulata Spotted spined loach Europe and Asia 7.8 SL
Cobitis punctilineata Europe 10 SL
Cobitis qujiangensis Asia 6.8 SL
Cobitis rara Asia 10.0 SL
Cobitis rhodopensis Europe
Cobitis sakahoko Asia 8.9 SL
Cobitis satunini Asia
Cobitis shikokuensis Asia 6.2 SL
Cobitis sibirica Asia
Cobitis simplicispina Sakarya spined loach Asia 13.4 TL
Cobitis sinensis Siberian spiny loach Asia 15.3 TL
Cobitis sipahilerae Asia 8.8 SL
Cobitis splendens Splendid spined loach Asia 10.5 TL
Cobitis squataeniatus Asia
Cobitis stenocauda Asia 9.2 SL
Cobitis stephanidisi Europe 9 SL
Cobitis striata Asia 10 TL
Cobitis strumicae Bulgarian spined loach Europe 11 SL
Cobitis taenia Spined loach Europe and Asia 13.5 TL
Cobitis takatsuensis Asia 6.7 SL
Cobitis takenoi Asia 8.5 SL
Cobitis tanaitica Europe and Asia 9.5 SL
Cobitis taurica Europe 9.7 SL
Cobitis tetralineata Asia
Cobitis trichonica Europe 8 SL
Cobitis turcica Turkish spined loach Asia 8.1 SL
Cobitis vardarensis Vardar spined loach Europe 11 TL
Cobitis vettonica Europe 9 SL
Cobitis wumingensis Asia 7.8 SL
Cobitis ylengensis Asia
Cobitis zanandreai Europe 7.5 SL
Cobitis zhejiangensis Asia
Iksookimia hugowolfeldi Asia 12 TL
Iksookimia koreensis Asia 7.5 TL
Iksookimia longicorpa Asia 13.1 TL
Iksookimia pumila Puan spine loach Asia 6.5 TL
Iksookimia yongdokensis Asia 8.9 SL
Kichulchoia brevifasciata Asia 6.0 SL
Koreocobitis naktongensis Asia 13.4 SL
Koreocobitis rotundicaudata White nose loach Asia 17 TL
Kottelatlimia hipporhynchos South East Asia 5.2 SL
Kottelatlimia katik Asia 13.5 SL
Kottelatlimia pristes Asia 4 SL
Lepidocephalichthys alkaia Lepidocephalichthys al 3.8 SL
Lepidocephalichthys annandalei Annandale loach Asia 7.8 TL
Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis Asia
Lepidocephalichthys barbatuloides Asia 4.6 TL
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei Burmese loach Asia 8 SL
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus Asia 11
Lepidocephalichthys coromandelensis Asia 5.7 SL
Lepidocephalichthys eleios Asia 2.3 SL
Lepidocephalichthys furcatus Asia 5 SL
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis Asia 7.0 TL
Lepidocephalichthys guntea Guntea loach Asia 15 TL
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti Asia 6 SL
Lepidocephalichthys irrorata Loktak loach Asia 34 TL
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi Jonklaas' s loach Asia 6 TL
Lepidocephalichthys kranos Lepidocephalichthys kr 4.4 SL
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi Asia 3.3 SL
Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis Yu loach Asia 56 TL
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon Asia 6 NG
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis Common spiny loach Asia 38 SL
Lepidocephalichthys tomaculum Asia.
Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini Asia 2.6 SL
Lepidocephalus macrochir Asia 9 TL
Lepidocephalus nanensis Asia 8.0 SL
Lepidocephalus spectrum Asia 7.5 TL
Leptobotia elongata Asia 50 SL
Leptobotia flavolineata Asia 8.4 SL
Leptobotia guilinensis Asia 10 TL
Leptobotia hengyangensis Asia
Leptobotia micra Asia 5.0 SL
Leptobotia microphthalma Asia 9.6 SL
Leptobotia orientalis Asia 8 SL
Leptobotia pellegrini Asia 22 TL
Leptobotia posterodorsalis Asia
Leptobotia punctata Asia 7.6 SL
Leptobotia rubrilabris Asia 19.2 SL
Leptobotia taeniops Asia 22.8 TL
Leptobotia tchangi Asia 11.2 SL
Leptobotia tientainensis Asia 13 TL
Microcobitis misgurnoides Asia 4.1 SL
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus Pond loach Asia 28 SL
Misgurnus buphoensis Asia
Misgurnus fossilis Weatherfish Europe and Asia 30.7 TL
Misgurnus mizolepis Chinese muddy loach Asia 20 TL
Misgurnus mohoity Asia
Misgurnus multimaculatus Asia
Misgurnus nikolskyi Asia 15.6 TL
Misgurnus tonkinensis Asia
Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli Goalpara loach Asia 3.6 SL
Niwaella delicata Asia 11 TL
Niwaella laterimaculata Asia
Niwaella longibarba Asia
Niwaella multifasciata Asia 15 TL
Niwaella xinjiangensis Asia
Pangio agma Asia 6.3 SL
Pangio alcoides Asia 3.9 SL
Pangio alternans Asia 3.6 SL
Pangio ammophila Asia 2.9 SL
Pangio anguillaris Asia 12 SL
Pangio apoda Asia 3.8 SL
Pangio atactos Asia 5.1 SL
Pangio bitaimac Asia 9.5 SL
Pangio borneensis Asia 6.3 TL
Pangio cuneovirgata Asia 6 SL
Pangio doriae Asia 9 TL
Pangio elongata Asia 4.8 SL
Pangio filinaris Asia 3.8 SL
Pangio fusca Asia 8 SL
Pangio goaensis Indian coolie-loach Asia 3.1 SL
Pangio incognito Asia 3.0 SL
Pangio kuhlii Coolie loach Asia. 12 TL
Pangio lidi Asia 6.7 SL
Pangio longimanus Asia
Pangio longipinnis Asia 6.2 SL
Pangio lumbriciformis Asia 5.2 SL
Pangio malayana Asia 6 SL
Pangio mariarum Asia 6.5 TL
Pangio muraeniformis Asia 3.6 SL
Pangio myersi Asia 10 SL
Pangio oblonga Java loach Asia 8 TL
Pangio pangia Asia 6.5 TL
Pangio piperata Asia. 5.2 SL
Pangio pulla Asia. 6.1 SL
Pangio robiginosa Asia.
Pangio semicincta Asia
Pangio shelfordii Borneo loach Asia 8 TL
Pangio signicauda Asia 4.2 SL
Pangio superba Asia 5.1 TL
Parabotia banarescui Asia 21.4 TL
Parabotia bimaculata Asia 11.1 TL
Parabotia brevirostris Asia 11.4 TL
Parabotia curtus Kissing loach Asia 15 SL
Parabotia dubia Asia
Parabotia fasciata Asia 17 SL
Parabotia kiangsiensis Asia
Parabotia kimluani Asia
Parabotia lijiangensis Asia
Parabotia maculosa Asia 20 TL
Parabotia mantschurica Manchurian spiny loach Asia 21.5 TL
Parabotia parva Asia
Parabotia vancuongi Asia
Paralepidocephalus guishanensis Asia 9.4
Paralepidocephalus yui Asia
Paramisgurnus dabryanus Asia 15.4 TL
Protocobitis anteroventris Asia 7.6 SL
Protocobitis polylepis Asia 3.3 SL
Protocobitis typhlops Asia
Sabanejewia aurata Golden spined loach Europe and Asia 14 TL
Sabanejewia balcanica Balcan spined loach Europe 9 SL
Sabanejewia baltica Europe 9 SL
Sabanejewia bulgarica Europe 12 TL
Sabanejewia caspia Caspian spined loach Caspian basin 8.8 TL
Sabanejewia caucasica Ciscaucasian spined loach Asia and Europe 10.5 TL
Sabanejewia kubanica Europe 6.5 SL
Sabanejewia larvata Europe 9 TL
Sabanejewia romanica Europe 12 TL
Sabanejewia vallachica Eastern Carpathian golden loach Europe 9 SL
Sinibotia longiventralis Asia 10.6 SL
Sinibotia pulchra Asia 10 TL
Sinibotia reevesae Asia 9.4 SL
Sinibotia robusta Asia 18 TL
Sinibotia superciliaris Asia 16.4 TL
Sinibotia zebra Asia 14.3 SL
Syncrossus beauforti Chameleon loach Asia 25 SL



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