Cobitis levantina Krupp & Moubayed, 1992
Orontes spined loach
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Family:  Cobitidae (Longfin loaches)
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Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Orontes river system in Syria and Turkey.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous, possibly with distinct pairing during breeding similar to congeners (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 24 January 2013 (B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.07.03
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.02.21

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