Koreocobitis rotundicaudata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929)
White nose loach
Koreocobitis rotundicaudata
photo by Kim, I.-S.

Family:  Cobitidae (Longfin loaches)
Max. size:  17 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: South Korea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-7; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-5; Vertebrae: 47-49. Dense dark small spots with orange background on body; caudal fin round marginally (Ref. 42956).
Biology:  Found on pebbly bottom of slow-flowing shallow streams (Ref. 42956). Feeds on aquatic insects (Ref. 42956).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 26.11.96
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.01.03

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