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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae Brook loaches

Genus: Paracobitis

(See list of species below)



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Asia
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Paracobitis atrakensis Esmaeili, Mousavi-Sabet, Sayyadzadeh, Vatandoust & Freyhof, 2014

Photo by Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Paracobitis atrakensis
[Atrak crested loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Paracobitis basharensis
[]
No picture found


 
Paracobitis boutanensis
[]
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Paracobitis ghazniensis
[]
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Paracobitis hagiangensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Paracobitis hircanica Mousavi-Sabet, Sayyadzadeh, Esmaeili, Eagderi, Patimar & Freyhof, 2015

Photo by Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Paracobitis hircanica
[Hircan crested loach]



Asia.
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Paracobitis longicauda (Kessler, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Salnikov, V.B.
 
Paracobitis longicauda
[Eastern crested loach]



Asia
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Paracobitis malapterura (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Paracobitis malapterura
[Western crested loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm TL

 
Paracobitis maolanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm TL

 
Paracobitis molavii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Paracobitis persa
[]
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Paracobitis phongthoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Paracobitis posterodorsalus
[]
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Max. Length 23.6 cm SL

 
Paracobitis rhadinaea
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Asia
Max. Length 14.2 cm TL
Paracobitis vignai Nalbant & Bianco, 1998

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Paracobitis vignai
[]
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Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Paracobitis zabgawraensis
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16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paracobitis atrakensis Atrak crested loach Asia 13.1 TL 2014
Paracobitis basharensis Asia 6.1 SL 2014
Paracobitis boutanensis Asia 1842
Paracobitis ghazniensis Asia 1966
Paracobitis hagiangensis Asia 2005
Paracobitis hircanica Hircan crested loach Asia 10.5 TL 2015
Paracobitis longicauda Eastern crested loach Asia. 20 TL 1872
Paracobitis malapterura Western crested loach Asia 12.6 SL 1846
Paracobitis maolanensis Asia 5.7 TL 2006
Paracobitis molavii Asia 7.3 TL 2014
Paracobitis persa Asia 8.1 SL 2014
Paracobitis phongthoensis Asia 2005
Paracobitis posterodorsalus Asia 5.3 SL 2006
Paracobitis rhadinaea Asia 23.6 SL 1906
Paracobitis vignai Asia 14.2 TL 1998
Paracobitis zabgawraensis Asia 7.4 SL 2014



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