Lefua costata (Kessler, 1876)
Eightbarbel loach
Lefua costata
photo by Kim, I.-S.

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  9.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater, non-migratory
Distribution:  Asia: Lakes and rivers of Russian Far East, Korea, Northern Chian and Mongolia (Ref. 56557).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 15.12.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 03.01.03

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