Oxynoemacheilus leontinae (Lortet, 1883)
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Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
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Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, non-migratory
Distribution:  Eurasia: endemic to the Jordan and Litani river systems.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs at higher altitudes in the Jordan River basin, which might indicate that it is adapted to colder water.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 January 2013 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 21.11.97
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 03.12.12

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