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Family: Nemacheilidae



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Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Aborichthys cataracta
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Aborichthys elongatus Hora, 1921

Photo by Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Aborichthys elongatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Aborichthys garoensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL
Aborichthys kempi Chaudhuri, 1913

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Aborichthys kempi
[]
No picture found


 
Aborichthys rosammai
[]
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Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Aborichthys tikaderi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Aborichthys verticauda
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Aborichthys waikhomi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL
Acanthocobitis botia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Acanthocobitis botia
[Mottled loach]



Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Acanthocobitis mooreh (Sykes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Mahatvaraj, B.
 
Acanthocobitis mooreh
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Acanthocobitis pavonacea
[]
No picture found


 
Acanthocobitis pictilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm NG
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Hasselgreen Jr., P.C.
 
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus
[Banded mountain loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Afronemacheilus abyssinicus
[]
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Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Afronemacheilus kaffa
[]
No picture found


 
Barbatula altayensis
[]



Eurasia
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Barbatula barbatula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Schöffmann, J.
 
Barbatula barbatula
[Stone loach]
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Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Barbatula bergamensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Barbatula compressirostris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Barbatula dgebuadzei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Barbatula farsica
[]
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Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Barbatula gibba
[]
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Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Barbatula golubtsovi
[]
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Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Barbatula markakulensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Barbatula nuda (Bleeker, 1864)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Barbatula nuda
[]
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Max. Length 10.5 cm SL

 
Barbatula potaninorum
[]
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Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Barbatula quignardi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Barbatula restricta
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Barbatula sawadai
[]



Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Barbatula sturanyi (Steindachner, 1892)

Photo by Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Barbatula sturanyi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.4 cm SL

 
Barbatula tomiana
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm TL

 
Barbatula toni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Barbatula zetensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Claea dabryi
[]
No picture found


 
Draconectes narinosus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 16 cm TL
Dzihunia amudarjensis (Rass, 1929)

Photo by Photo by Salnikov, V.B.
 
Dzihunia amudarjensis
[Bukhara stone loach]
No picture found


 
Dzihunia ilan
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Dzihunia turdakovi
[]



Asia

Eidinemacheilus proudlovei Freyhof, Abdullah, Ararat, Ibrahim & Geiger, 2016

Photo by Photo by Abdullah, Y.S.
 
Eidinemacheilus proudlovei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm TL

 
Eidinemacheilus smithi
[Blind loach]
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Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Hedinichthys grummorum
[]
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Max. Length 26.5 cm SL

 
Hedinichthys macropterus
[]
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Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Hedinichthys yarkandensis
[Kashgarian loach]



Asia

Heminoemacheilus hyalinus Lan, Yang & Chen, 1996

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Heminoemacheilus hyalinus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Heminoemacheilus zhengbaoshani Zhu & Cao, 1987

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Heminoemacheilus zhengbaoshani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Homatula acuticephala
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Homatula anguillioides (Zhu & Wang, 1985)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Homatula anguillioides
[]
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Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Homatula change
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Homatula disparizona
[]
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Max. Length 8.7 cm SL

 
Homatula erhaiensis
[]
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Max. Length 13.7 cm SL

 
Homatula laxiclathra
[]
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Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Homatula longidorsalis
[]
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Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Homatula nanpanjiangensis
[]
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Max. Length 17.1 cm SL

 
Homatula oligolepis
[]
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Max. Length 13.3 cm SL

 
Homatula potanini
[]
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Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Homatula pycnolepis
[]
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Max. Length 18.3 cm TL

 
Homatula variegata
[]
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Homatula wujiangensis
[]
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Max. Length 19.1 cm SL

 
Homatula wuliangensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Indoreonectes evezardi (Day, 1872)

Photo by Photo by Sreekantha
 
Indoreonectes evezardi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Iskandaria kuschakewitschi
[Kuschakewitsch loach]



Asia
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL
Lefua costata (Kessler, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Lefua costata
[Eightbarbel loach]
No picture found


 
Lefua echigonia
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Lefua nikkonis
[]
No picture found


 
Lefua pleskei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Malihkaia aligera
[]
No picture found


 
Mesonoemacheilus herrei
[]
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Mesonoemacheilus pambarensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Mesonoemacheilus remadevii Shaji, 2002

Photo by Photo by A. Biju Kumar
 
Mesonoemacheilus remadevii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.0 cm SL

 
Micronemacheilus zispi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Nemacheilus anguilla Annandale, 1919

Photo by Photo by Mahatvaraj, B.
 
Nemacheilus anguilla
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus arenicolus
[]
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Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus banar
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Nemacheilus binotatus Smith, 1933

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Nemacheilus binotatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus chrysolaimos
[]
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Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus cleopatra
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Nemacheilus corica (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Åhlander, O.
 
Nemacheilus corica
[]
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Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus doonensis
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus drassensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Nemacheilus elegantissimus Chin & Samat, 1992

Photo by Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Nemacheilus elegantissimus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Nemacheilus fasciatus (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Nemacheilus fasciatus
[Barred loach]



Asia
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Nemacheilus guentheri Day, 1867

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Nemacheilus guentheri
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus huapingensis
[]
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Nemacheilus inglisi
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus jaklesii
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus kaimurensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 71 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus kapuasensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus keralensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Nemacheilus lactogeneus Roberts, 1989

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Nemacheilus lactogeneus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Nemacheilus longipectoralis Popta, 1905

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Nemacheilus longipectoralis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus longipinnis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL
Nemacheilus longistriatus Kottelat, 1990

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Nemacheilus longistriatus
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus lunanensis
[]



Asia

Nemacheilus marang Hadiaty & Kottelat, 2010

Photo by Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.
 
Nemacheilus marang
[]



Asia
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Nemacheilus masyae Smith, 1933

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Nemacheilus masyae
[Arrow loach]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus menoni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus monilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Nemacheilus olivaceus Boulenger, 1894

Photo by Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Nemacheilus olivaceus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Nemacheilus ornatus Kottelat, 1990

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Nemacheilus ornatus
[]



Former USSR.
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Nemacheilus oxianus Kessler, 1877

Photo by Photo by Salnikov, V.B.
 
Nemacheilus oxianus
[Amu-Darya stone loach]



Asia
Max. Length 14 cm SL
Nemacheilus pallidus Kottelat, 1990

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Nemacheilus pallidus
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus papillos
[]
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Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus paucimaculatus
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus periyarensis
[]
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Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus petrubanarescui
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Nemacheilus pfeifferae (Bleeker, 1853)

Photo by Photo by Hitorikko, S.
 
Nemacheilus pfeifferae
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL
Nemacheilus platiceps Kottelat, 1990

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Nemacheilus platiceps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus pulchellus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus rueppelli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus saravacensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus selangoricus
[Grey-banded loach]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus shehensis
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus shuangjiangensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus singhi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus spiniferus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus stigmofasciatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus subfusca
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Nemacheilus tebo Hadiaty & Kottelat, 2009

Photo by Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.
 
Nemacheilus tebo
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL
Nemacheilus triangularis Day, 1865

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Nemacheilus triangularis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL
Nemacheilus troglocataractus Kottelat & Géry, 1989

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Nemacheilus troglocataractus
[Blind cave loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus tuberigum
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus yingjiangensis
[]
No picture found


 
Nemachilichthys shimogensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Neonoemacheilus assamensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm NG
Neonoemacheilus labeosus (Kottelat, 1982)

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Neonoemacheilus labeosus
[]



Asia

Neonoemacheilus mengdingensis Zhu & Guo, 1989

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Neonoemacheilus mengdingensis
[]
No picture found


 
Neonoemacheilus morehensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Neonoemacheilus peguensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Oreonectes acridorsalis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Oreonectes anophthalmus Zheng, 1981

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Oreonectes anophthalmus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Oreonectes barbatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Oreonectes donglanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Oreonectes duanensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Oreonectes elongatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Oreonectes furcocaudalis Zhu & Cao, 1987

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Oreonectes furcocaudalis
[]
No picture found


 
Oreonectes guananensis
[]
No picture found


 
Oreonectes luochengensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Oreonectes macrolepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Oreonectes microphthalmus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Oreonectes platycephalus Günther, 1868

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Oreonectes platycephalus
[Flat-headed loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Oreonectes polystigmus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Oreonectes retrodorsalis Lan, Yang & Chen, 1995

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Oreonectes retrodorsalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Oreonectes translucens
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus anatolicus Erk'akan, Özeren & Nalbant, 2008

Photo by Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus anatolicus
[Burdur loach]



Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus angorae (Steindachner, 1897)

Photo by Photo by Levin, B.
 
Oxynoemacheilus angorae
[Angora loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus araxensis
[Aras loach]



Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus argyrogramma (Heckel, 1847)

Photo by Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus argyrogramma
[Two spot loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus atili
[Lake Beysehir loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus banarescui
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus bergianus (Derjavin, 1934)

Photo by Photo by Keivany, Y.
 
Oxynoemacheilus bergianus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus brandtii (Kessler, 1877)

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Oxynoemacheilus brandtii
[Kura loach]



Europe
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus bureschi (Drensky, 1928)

Photo by Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Oxynoemacheilus bureschi
[Bulgarian stone loach]



Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus ceyhanensis (Erk'Akan, Nalbant & Özeren, 2007)

Photo by Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus ceyhanensis
[Elbistan loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus chomanicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus ciceki
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus cinicus (Erk'Akan, Nalbant & Özeren, 2007)

Photo by Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus cinicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus cyri
[Göle loach]
No picture found


 
Oxynoemacheilus ercisianus
[Van loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus erdali
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus eregliensis (B?n?rescu & Nalbant, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus eregliensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus euphraticus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.4 cm TL

 
Oxynoemacheilus evreni
[Ceyhan sportive loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus frenatus
[Banded Tigris loach]
No picture found


 
Oxynoemacheilus galilaeus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus germencicus (Erk'Akan, Nalbant & Özeren, 2007)

Photo by Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus germencicus
[Carian loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus gyndes
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus hamwii (Krupp & Schneider, 1991)

Photo by Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus hamwii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus hanae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus hazarensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus insignis (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Hamidan, N.A.
 
Oxynoemacheilus insignis
[Syrian loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kaynaki
[Melid loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kentritensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.1 cm TL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kermanshahensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus kiabii Golzarianpour, Abdoli & Freyhof, 2011

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Oxynoemacheilus kiabii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kosswigi
[Paphlagonian loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kurdistanicus
[]
No picture found


 
Oxynoemacheilus lenkoranensis
[]
No picture found


 
Oxynoemacheilus leontinae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus longipinnis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus mediterraneus
[Pamphylian loach]



Eurasia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus merga (Krynicki, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Oxynoemacheilus merga
[Krynicki's loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Oxynoemacheilus mesudae
[Isiki loach]



Asia

Oxynoemacheilus namiri (Krupp & Schneider, 1991)

Photo by Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus namiri
[Levantine loach]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus panthera (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Darom, D.
 
Oxynoemacheilus panthera
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus parvinae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus paucilepis
[Mancilik dwarf loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus persa
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus phoxinoides
[Iznik loach]



Europe
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus pindus (Economidis, 2005)

Photo by Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Oxynoemacheilus pindus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus samanticus (B?n?rescu & Nalbant, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Gaffaroglu, M.
 
Oxynoemacheilus samanticus
[Kizilirmak sportive loach]
No picture found


 
Oxynoemacheilus seyhanensis
[Samanti loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus seyhanicola
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.1 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus simavicus (Balik & B?n?rescu, 1978)

Photo by Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus simavicus
[Simav loach]



Europe
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus theophilii Stoumboudi, Kottelat & Barbieri, 2006

Photo by Photo by Giannetto, D.
 
Oxynoemacheilus theophilii
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus tigris (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus tigris
[Tigris loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.3 cm TL

 
Oxynoemacheilus tongiorgii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus zagrosensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis abutwebi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis adelaideae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis canicula
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis linypha
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis maekhlongensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis mandalayensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.4 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis marmorata
[Marmorated zipper loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis nigrolineata
[Blacklined zipper loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis phuketensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Paracanthocobitis triangula
[Wedged zipper loach]



Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Paracanthocobitis zonalternans (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Paracanthocobitis zonalternans
[]



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
[]
No picture found


 
Paracobitis ghazniensis
[]
No picture found


 
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
[]
No picture found


 
Paracobitis phongthoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Paracobitis posterodorsalus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.6 cm SL

 
Paracobitis rhadinaeus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Paracobitis vignai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Paracobitis zabgawraensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Paranemachilus genilepis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Paranemachilus pingguoensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Paraschistura abdolii
[]
No picture found


 
Paraschistura alepidota
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Paraschistura alta
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Paraschistura aredvii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.9 cm SL

 
Paraschistura bampurensis
[]
No picture found


 
Paraschistura chrysicristinae
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL
Paraschistura cristata (Berg, 1898)

Photo by Photo by Salnikov, V.B.
 
Paraschistura cristata
[Turkmenian crested loach]



Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL
Paraschistura delvarii Mousavi-Sabet & Eagderi, 2015

Photo by Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Paraschistura delvarii
[Delvari's loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Paraschistura hormuzensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Paraschistura ilamensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL
Paraschistura kessleri (Günther, 1889)

Photo by Photo by Keivany, Y.
 
Paraschistura kessleri
[Kessler's loach]
No picture found


 
Paraschistura lepidocaulis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Paraschistura lindbergi
[]
No picture found


 
Paraschistura microlabra
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 12.1 cm TL

 
Paraschistura montana
[]
No picture found


 
Paraschistura naseeri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Paraschistura naumanni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Paraschistura nielseni
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Paraschistura pasatigris
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Paraschistura prashari
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Paraschistura punjabensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Paraschistura susiani
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aborichthys cataracta Asia 9.3 SL 2014
Aborichthys elongatus Asia 7.4 SL 1921
Aborichthys garoensis Asia 8.9 SL 1925
Aborichthys kempi Asia 8.1 SL 1913
Aborichthys rosammai Asia 2009
Aborichthys tikaderi Asia 10.9 SL 1985
Aborichthys verticauda Asia 7.8 SL 2014
Aborichthys waikhomi Asia 6.8 SL 2012
Acanthocobitis botia Mottled loach Asia 14.9 TL 1822
Acanthocobitis mooreh Asia 4.4 SL 1839
Acanthocobitis pavonacea Asia 8 SL 1839
Acanthocobitis pictilis Asia 2012
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis Asia 10 NG 1860
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus Banded mountain loach Asia 4 TL 1868
Afronemacheilus abyssinicus Africa 5.1 SL 1902
Afronemacheilus kaffa Africa 5.5 SL 2013
Barbatula altayensis Asia 1992
Barbatula barbatula Stone loach Eurasia 21 TL 1758
Barbatula bergamensis Asia 5.4 SL 2007
Barbatula compressirostris Asia 17.2 SL 1897
Barbatula dgebuadzei Asia 14.1 SL 2003
Barbatula farsica Asia 5.7 SL 1998
Barbatula gibba Asia 7.6 SL 2012
Barbatula golubtsovi Asia 13.3 SL 2003
Barbatula markakulensis Asia 8.5 SL 1939
Barbatula nuda Asia 22 TL 1864
Barbatula potaninorum Asia 10.5 SL 2007
Barbatula quignardi Europe 7 SL 1967
Barbatula restricta Europe 11.5 SL 2015
Barbatula sawadai Asia 15 SL 2007
Barbatula sturanyi Europe 10 SL 1892
Barbatula tomiana Asia 13.4 SL 1920
Barbatula toni Asia 16 TL 1869
Barbatula zetensis Europe 6.6 SL 2000
Claea dabryi Asia 9.9 SL 1874
Draconectes narinosus Asia 2012
Dzihunia amudarjensis Bukhara stone loach Asia 16 TL 1929
Dzihunia ilan Asia 1936
Dzihunia turdakovi Asia 6.8 SL 2003
Eidinemacheilus proudlovei Asia 2016
Eidinemacheilus smithi Blind loach Asia 5.5 TL 1976
Hedinichthys grummorum Asia 4 SL 2010
Hedinichthys macropterus Asia 26.5 SL 1888
Hedinichthys yarkandensis Kashgarian loach Asia 30 TL 1877
Heminoemacheilus hyalinus Asia 1996
Heminoemacheilus zhengbaoshani Asia 7.6 SL 1987
Homatula acuticephala Asia 11.9 SL 1993
Homatula anguillioides Asia 13.5 SL 1985
Homatula change Asia, China, Yunnan 10.8 SL 2015
Homatula disparizona Asia 7.8 SL 2013
Homatula erhaiensis Asia 8.7 SL 1988
Homatula laxiclathra Asia 13.7 SL 2012
Homatula longidorsalis Asia 8.1 SL 1994
Homatula nanpanjiangensis Asia 9.1 SL 2010
Homatula oligolepis Asia 17.1 SL 1989
Homatula potanini Asia 13.3 SL 1896
Homatula pycnolepis Asia 11.9 SL 2010
Homatula variegata Asia 18.3 TL 1874
Homatula wujiangensis Asia 1990
Homatula wuliangensis Asia 19.1 SL 2012
Indoreonectes evezardi Asia 3.8 SL 1872
Iskandaria kuschakewitschi Kuschakewitsch loach Asia. 11 TL 1890
Lefua costata Eightbarbel loach Asia 9.8 TL 1876
Lefua echigonia Asia 1907
Lefua nikkonis Asia 8 TL 1903
Lefua pleskei Asia 1888
Malihkaia aligera Asia 7.7 SL 2017
Mesonoemacheilus herrei Asia 1982
Mesonoemacheilus pambarensis Asia 1994
Mesonoemacheilus remadevii Asia 5.9 SL 2002
Micronemacheilus zispi Asia 7.0 SL 2004
Nemacheilus anguilla Asia 5 SL 1919
Nemacheilus arenicolus Asia 6.9 SL 1998
Nemacheilus banar Asia 8.0 SL 2001
Nemacheilus binotatus Asia 6 TL 1933
Nemacheilus chrysolaimos Asia 5 SL 1846
Nemacheilus cleopatra Asia 8.0 SL 2001
Nemacheilus corica Asia 4.2 SL 1822
Nemacheilus doonensis Asia 3.2 SL 1977
Nemacheilus drassensis Asia 1990
Nemacheilus elegantissimus Asia 5.3 SL 1992
Nemacheilus fasciatus Barred loach Asia 7.4 SL 1846
Nemacheilus guentheri Asia 5.6 SL 1867
Nemacheilus huapingensis Asia 1992
Nemacheilus inglisi Asia 1935
Nemacheilus jaklesii Asia 1852
Nemacheilus kaimurensis Asia 1998
Nemacheilus kapuasensis Asia 71 SL 1984
Nemacheilus keralensis Asia 5.3 SL 1978
Nemacheilus lactogeneus Asia 5.5 SL 1989
Nemacheilus longipectoralis Asia 3.7 SL 1905
Nemacheilus longipinnis Asia 5.1 SL 1922
Nemacheilus longistriatus Asia 12.5 SL 1990
Nemacheilus lunanensis Asia. 1987
Nemacheilus marang Asia 2010
Nemacheilus masyae Arrow loach Asia 13.5 SL 1933
Nemacheilus menoni Asia 1999
Nemacheilus monilis Asia 4.8 SL 1921
Nemacheilus olivaceus Asia 6.7 SL 1894
Nemacheilus ornatus Asia 4.1 SL 1990
Nemacheilus oxianus Amu-Darya stone loach Former USSR. 6.5 TL 1877
Nemacheilus pallidus Asia 14 SL 1990
Nemacheilus papillos Asia 2009
Nemacheilus paucimaculatus Asia 6.2 SL 2011
Nemacheilus periyarensis Asia 2005
Nemacheilus petrubanarescui Asia 3.5 SL 1984
Nemacheilus pfeifferae Asia 6 SL 1853
Nemacheilus platiceps Asia 6.1 SL 1990
Nemacheilus pulchellus Asia 4.6 SL 1873
Nemacheilus rueppelli Asia 7.4 SL 1839
Nemacheilus saravacensis Asia 3.8 SL 1894
Nemacheilus selangoricus Grey-banded loach Asia 5.9 SL 1904
Nemacheilus shehensis Asia 1990
Nemacheilus shuangjiangensis Asia 1985
Nemacheilus singhi Asia 3.6 SL 1987
Nemacheilus spiniferus Asia 5.5 SL 1984
Nemacheilus stigmofasciatus Asia 3.8 SL 2009
Nemacheilus subfusca Asia 7.4 SL 1839
Nemacheilus tebo Asia 5.6 SL 2009
Nemacheilus triangularis Asia 5.8 SL 1865
Nemacheilus troglocataractus Blind cave loach Asia 6.8 SL 1989
Nemacheilus tuberigum Asia 5.3 SL 2001
Nemacheilus yingjiangensis Asia 1982
Nemachilichthys shimogensis Asia 1920
Neonoemacheilus assamensis Asia 4.3 SL 1987
Neonoemacheilus labeosus Asia 10 NG 1982
Neonoemacheilus mengdingensis Asia 1989
Neonoemacheilus morehensis Asia 2000
Neonoemacheilus peguensis Asia 5.5 SL 1929
Oreonectes acridorsalis Asia 4.8 SL 2013
Oreonectes anophthalmus Asia 3.7 SL 1981
Oreonectes barbatus Asia 5.7 SL 2013
Oreonectes donglanensis Asia 4.5 SL 2013
Oreonectes duanensis Asia 7.7 SL 2013
Oreonectes elongatus Asia 7.8 SL 2012
Oreonectes furcocaudalis Asia 5.9 SL 1987
Oreonectes guananensis Asia 2011
Oreonectes luochengensis Asia 2011
Oreonectes macrolepis Asia 7.6 SL 2009
Oreonectes microphthalmus Asia 4.7 SL 2008
Oreonectes platycephalus Flat-headed loach Asia 10 TL 1868
Oreonectes polystigmus Asia 5.8 SL 2008
Oreonectes retrodorsalis Asia 3.8 SL 1995
Oreonectes translucens Asia 4.6 SL 2006
Oxynoemacheilus anatolicus Burdur loach Asia 5.2 SL 2008
Oxynoemacheilus angorae Angora loach Asia 8.5 TL 1897
Oxynoemacheilus araxensis Aras loach Asia 7.1 SL 1978
Oxynoemacheilus argyrogramma Two spot loach Asia 6.2 SL 1847
Oxynoemacheilus atili Lake Beysehir loach Asia 7.6 SL 2012
Oxynoemacheilus banarescui Asia 5.3 SL 1982
Oxynoemacheilus bergianus Asia 7.6 TL 1934
Oxynoemacheilus brandtii Kura loach Asia 6.6 SL 1877
Oxynoemacheilus bureschi Bulgarian stone loach Europe 6.5 SL 1928
Oxynoemacheilus ceyhanensis Elbistan loach Asia 8.8 TL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus chomanicus Asia 6.7 SL 2014
Oxynoemacheilus ciceki Asai 5.8 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus cinicus Asia 5.9 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus cyri Göle loach Asia 6.8 SL 1910
Oxynoemacheilus ercisianus Van loach Asia 1986
Oxynoemacheilus erdali Asia 4.7 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus eregliensis Asia 10.3 TL 1978
Oxynoemacheilus euphraticus Asia 7.4 SL 1964
Oxynoemacheilus evreni Ceyhan sportive loach Asia 9.4 TL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus frenatus Banded Tigris loach Asia 7.5 SL 1843
Oxynoemacheilus galilaeus Eurasia 1864
Oxynoemacheilus germencicus Carian loach Asia 6.3 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus gyndes Asia 5.7 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus hamwii Asia 6.2 SL 1991
Oxynoemacheilus hanae Asia 6.1 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus hazarensis Asia 6.5 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus insignis Syrian loach Asia 12 TL 1843
Oxynoemacheilus kaynaki Melid loach Asia 6.8 SL 2008
Oxynoemacheilus kentritensis Asia 7.9 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus kermanshahensis Asia 8.1 TL 1966
Oxynoemacheilus kiabii Asia 7.2 TL 2011
Oxynoemacheilus kosswigi Paphlagonian loach Asia 8.3 SL 1986
Oxynoemacheilus kurdistanicus Asia 6.9 SL 2014
Oxynoemacheilus lenkoranensis Asia 1962
Oxynoemacheilus leontinae Eurasia 1883
Oxynoemacheilus longipinnis Asia 4.1 SL 2005
Oxynoemacheilus mediterraneus Pamphylian loach Asia 6.7 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus merga Krynicki's loach Eurasia 10 SL 1840
Oxynoemacheilus mesudae Isiki loach Asia 8.9 TL 2012
Oxynoemacheilus namiri Levantine loach Asia 1991
Oxynoemacheilus panthera Asia 8 TL 1843
Oxynoemacheilus parvinae Asia 6.4 SL 2016
Oxynoemacheilus paucilepis Mancilik dwarf loach Asia 7 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus persa Asia 14 SL 1847
Oxynoemacheilus phoxinoides Iznik loach Asia 5.3 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus pindus Europe 7.5 TL 2005
Oxynoemacheilus samanticus Kizilirmak sportive loach Asia 8.6 TL 1978
Oxynoemacheilus seyhanensis Samanti loach Asia 1968
Oxynoemacheilus seyhanicola Asia 4.3 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus simavicus Simav loach Asia 7.1 TL 1978
Oxynoemacheilus theophilii Europe 6.6 SL 2006
Oxynoemacheilus tigris Tigris loach Asia 8.4 TL 1843
Oxynoemacheilus tongiorgii Asia 7.3 TL 1998
Oxynoemacheilus zagrosensis Asia 6.1 SL 2014
Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus Asia 7.5 SL 2017
Paracanthocobitis abutwebi Asia 5.3 SL 2015
Paracanthocobitis adelaideae Asia 5.1 SL 2015
Paracanthocobitis canicula Asia 6.3 SL 2015
Paracanthocobitis linypha Asia 4.3 SL 2015
Paracanthocobitis maekhlongensis Asia 7.5 SL 2015
Paracanthocobitis mandalayensis Asia 8.8 SL 1948
Paracanthocobitis marmorata Marmorated zipper loach Asia 3.4 SL 2017
Paracanthocobitis nigrolineata Blacklined zipper loach Asia 4.2 SL 2017
Paracanthocobitis phuketensis Asia 3.3 SL 1957
Paracanthocobitis triangula Wedged zipper loach Asia 2.9 SL 2017
Paracanthocobitis zonalternans Asia 7.8 SL 1860
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 rhadinaeus Asia 23.6 SL 1906
Paracobitis vignai Asia 14.2 TL 1998
Paracobitis zabgawraensis Asia 7.4 SL 2014
Paranemachilus genilepis Asia 7 SL 1983
Paranemachilus pingguoensis Asia 8.8 SL 2013
Paraschistura abdolii Asia 6.6 SL 2015
Paraschistura alepidota Asia 1970
Paraschistura alta Asia 4.3 SL 1998
Paraschistura aredvii Asia 5.6 SL 2015
Paraschistura bampurensis Asia 5.9 SL 1900
Paraschistura chrysicristinae Asia 1998
Paraschistura cristata Turkmenian crested loach Asia 9.3 TL 1898
Paraschistura delvarii Delvari's loach Asia 4.2 SL 2015
Paraschistura hormuzensis Asia 5.2 SL 2015
Paraschistura ilamensis Asia 4.9 SL 2015
Paraschistura kessleri Kessler's loach Asia 5 SL 1889
Paraschistura lepidocaulis Asia 1981
Paraschistura lindbergi Asia 5.8 SL 1965
Paraschistura microlabra Asia 1981
Paraschistura montana Asia 12.1 TL 1838
Paraschistura naseeri Asia 1963
Paraschistura naumanni Asia 5.1 SL 2015
Paraschistura nielseni Asia 5.2 SL 1998
Paraschistura pasatigris Asia 4.5 SL 2015
Paraschistura prashari Asia 4.5 SL 1933
Paraschistura punjabensis Asia 8 SL 1923
Paraschistura susiani Asia 4.4 SL 2015



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