SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=127) AND ((Species.Subfamily) = 'Cobitinae') ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Cobitidae Loaches
Subfamily: Cobitinae


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Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Acanthopsoides delphax Siebert, 1991

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Acanthopsoides delphax
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Acanthopsoides gracilentus (Smith, 1945)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Acanthopsoides gracilentus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Acanthopsoides gracilis
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Acanthopsoides hapalias Siebert, 1991

Photo by FAO
 
Acanthopsoides hapalias
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL
Acanthopsoides molobrion Siebert, 1991

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Acanthopsoides molobrion
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Acanthopsoides namromensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Acanthopsoides robertsi
[]

Photo by Wickham, M.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Acantopsis dialuzona Van Hasselt, 1823

Photo by Wickham, M.
 
Acantopsis dialuzona
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Acantopsis dinema
[Peppered horseface loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Acantopsis ioa
[Slender horseface loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Acantopsis multistigmatus
[]

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Asia
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Acantopsis octoactinotos Siebert, 1991

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Acantopsis octoactinotos
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Acantopsis rungthipae
[Piebald horseface loach]

Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm NG
Acantopsis spectabilis (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.
 
Acantopsis spectabilis
[]

Photo by Suvarnaraksha, A.

Asia
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Sontirat, 1999

Photo by Suvarnaraksha, A.
 
Acantopsis thiemmedhi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL

 
Bibarba bibarba
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Bibarba parvoculus
[]

Photo by AquaNet

Asia
Max. Length 13 cm TL
Canthophrys gongota (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by AquaNet
 
Canthophrys gongota
[Gongota loach]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cobitis albicoloris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL

 
Cobitis amphilekta
[]
No picture found
Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Cobitis arachthosensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis arenae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Cobitis australis
[]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Cobitis avicennae Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust, Esmaeili, Geiger & Freyhof, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Cobitis avicennae
[Zagros spined loach]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Cobitis battalgili B?cescu, 1962

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis battalgili
[Battalgil spined loach]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cobitis bilineata Canestrini, 1865

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cobitis bilineata
[]

Photo by Gülle, ?,

Asia
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Cobitis bilseli Battalgil, 1942

Photo by Gülle, ?,
 
Cobitis bilseli
[Beysehir spined loach]

Photo by Collis, J.

Asia
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Cobitis biwae Jordan & Snyder, 1901

Photo by Collis, J.
 
Cobitis biwae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis brevipinna
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cobitis calderoni
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Cobitis choii Kim & Son, 1984

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis choii
[Choi's spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis crassicauda
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis dalmatina
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis damlae
[Dalaman spined loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis dolichorhynchus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis dorademiri
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Cobitis elazigensis
[Tigris spined loach]

Photo by Kohout, J.

Europe
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Cobitis elongata Heckel & Kner, 1858

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Cobitis elongata
[]

Photo by Kohout, J.

Europe
Max. Length 14.6 cm TL
Cobitis elongatoides B?cescu & Mayer, 1969

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Cobitis elongatoides
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis evreni
[Ceyhan spined loach]

Photo by Giannetto, D.

Asia
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL
Cobitis fahirae Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998

Photo by Giannetto, D.
 
Cobitis fahirae
[Küçük Menderes spined loach]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL
Cobitis faridpaki Mousavi-Sabet, Vasil'eva, Vatandoust & Vasil'ev, 2011

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Cobitis faridpaki
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis fasciola
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis fimbriata
[]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Europe
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Cobitis gladkovi Vasil'ev & Vasil'eva, 2008

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Cobitis gladkovi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis guttata
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia

Cobitis hankugensis Kim, Park, Son & Nalbant, 2003

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis hankugensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis hellenica
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Cobitis illyrica
[]

Photo by Mustafic, P.

Europe

Cobitis jadovaensis Mustafic & Mrakovcic, 2008

Photo by Mustafic, P.
 
Cobitis jadovaensis
[]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis kaibarai
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis kellei
[Göksü spined loach]

Photo by Askari, G.

Asia
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL
Cobitis keyvani Mousavi-Sabet, Yerli, Vatandoust, Özeren & Moradkhani, 2012

Photo by Askari, G.
 
Cobitis keyvani
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis kurui
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis laoensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis lebedevi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis leptosoma
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis levantina
[Orontes spined loach]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9.9 cm TL
Cobitis linea (Heckel, 1847)

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Cobitis linea
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis longitaeniatus
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cobitis lutheri Rendahl, 1935

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis lutheri
[Luther's spiny loach]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Cobitis macrostigma Dabry de Thiersant, 1872

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis macrostigma
[]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis magnostriata
[]

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.

Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cobitis maroccana Pellegrin, 1929

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.
 
Cobitis maroccana
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis matsubarai
[]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cobitis megaspila
[]

Photo by Artaev, O.

Europe
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Cobitis melanoleuca Nichols, 1925

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Cobitis melanoleuca
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Cobitis meridionalis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis microcephala
[]

Photo by Shiina, M.

Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Cobitis minamorii Nakajima, 2012

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Cobitis minamorii
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Cobitis multimaculata
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Cobitis narentana
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Cobitis nigrolinea
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis nuicocensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis obtusirostra
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis ohridana
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia

Cobitis pacifica Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis pacifica
[]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Cobitis paludica (de Buen, 1930)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Cobitis paludica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis phongnhaensis
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia

Cobitis phrygica Battalgazi, 1944

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis phrygica
[Aci spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis pontica
[Pontic spined loach]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis puncticulata
[Spotted spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cobitis punctilineata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis qujiangensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis rara
[]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cobitis rhodopensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Cobitis sakahoko
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis satunini
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Cobitis shikokuensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis sibirica
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL

 
Cobitis simplicispina
[Sakarya spined loach]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 15.3 cm TL
Cobitis sinensis Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis sinensis
[Siberian spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis sipahilerae
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Cobitis splendens Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis splendens
[Splendid spined loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis squataeniatus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Cobitis stenocauda
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis stephanidisi
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cobitis striata Ikeda, 1936

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Cobitis striata
[]

Photo by Kutsarov, Y.

Europe
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Cobitis strumicae Karaman, 1955

Photo by Kutsarov, Y.
 
Cobitis strumicae
[Bulgarian spined loach]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Cobitis taenia Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Cobitis taenia
[Spined loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis takatsuensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL

 
Cobitis takenoi
[]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Cobitis tanaitica B?cescu & Mayer, 1969

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Cobitis tanaitica
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis taurica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis tetralineata
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Cobitis trichonica
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis turcica
[Turkish spined loach]

Photo by Sediva, A.

Europe
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cobitis vardarensis Karaman, 1928

Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Cobitis vardarensis
[Vardar spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis vettonica
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis wumingensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis ylengensis
[]

Photo by Bianco, P.G.

Europe
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cobitis zanandreai Cavicchioli, 1965

Photo by Bianco, P.G.
 
Cobitis zanandreai
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis zhejiangensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Iksookimia hugowolfeldi Nalbant, 1993

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia hugowolfeldi
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Iksookimia koreensis (Kim, 1975)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia koreensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Iksookimia longicorpa (Kim, Choi & Nalbant, 1976)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia longicorpa
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Iksookimia pumila (Kim & Lee, 1987)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia pumila
[Puan spine loach]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL
Iksookimia yongdokensis Kim & Park, 1997

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Iksookimia yongdokensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL
Kichulchoia brevifasciata (Kim & Lee, 1995)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Kichulchoia brevifasciata
[]

Photo by Hong, Y.-K.

Asia
Max. Length 13.4 cm SL
Koreocobitis naktongensis Kim, Park & Nalbant, 2000

Photo by Hong, Y.-K.
 
Koreocobitis naktongensis
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 17 cm TL
Koreocobitis rotundicaudata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Koreocobitis rotundicaudata
[White nose loach]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Kottelatlimia hipporhynchos
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL

 
Kottelatlimia katik
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Kottelatlimia pristes (Roberts, 1989)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Kottelatlimia pristes
[]
No picture found
Lepidocephalichthys al
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys alkaia
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys annandalei
[Annandale loach]

Photo by Bakalial, B.

Asia

Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis (Datta & Barman, 1984)

Photo by Bakalial, B.
 
Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys barbatuloides
[]

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei
[Burmese loach]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 11 cm
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus (Rendahl, 1948)

Photo by FAO
 
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys coromandelensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys eleios
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys furcatus
[]

Photo by Mrinal Kumar Das/S.C. Bordoloi

Asia
Max. Length 7.0 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis Pillai & Yazdani, 1976

Photo by Mrinal Kumar Das/S.C. Bordoloi
 
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis
[]

Photo by Mahalder, B.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys guntea (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Lepidocephalichthys guntea
[Guntea loach]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys irrorata
[Loktak loach]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi (Deraniyagala, 1956)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi
[Jonklaas' s loach]
No picture found
Lepidocephalichthys kr
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys kranos
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi (Weber & de Beaufort, 1916)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis
[Yu loach]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm NG
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon
[]

Photo by Artaev, O.

Asia
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis
[Common spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia.

 
Lepidocephalichthys tomaculum
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini
[]

Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Lepidocephalus macrochir (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Lepidocephalus macrochir
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalus nanensis
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Lepidocephalus spectrum Roberts, 1989

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Lepidocephalus spectrum
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Microcobitis misgurnoides
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cantor, 1842)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
[Pond loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Misgurnus buphoensis
[]

Photo by Tveskov, E.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 30.7 cm TL
Misgurnus fossilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Tveskov, E.
 
Misgurnus fossilis
[Weatherfish]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Misgurnus mizolepis Günther, 1888

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Misgurnus mizolepis
[Chinese muddy loach]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Asia

Misgurnus mohoity (Dybowski, 1869)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Misgurnus mohoity
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Misgurnus multimaculatus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15.6 cm TL

 
Misgurnus nikolskyi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Misgurnus tonkinensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli
[Goalpara loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Niwaella delicata
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Niwaella laterimaculata
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Niwaella longibarba
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Niwaella multifasciata (Wakiya & Mori, 1929)

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Niwaella multifasciata
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Niwaella xinjiangensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Pangio agma
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Pangio alcoides
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Pangio alternans
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Pangio ammophila
[]

Photo by Greco, F.M.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Pangio anguillaris (Vaillant, 1902)

Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Pangio anguillaris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Pangio apoda
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Pangio atactos
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Pangio bitaimac
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm TL

 
Pangio borneensis
[]

Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Pangio cuneovirgata (Raut, 1957)

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Pangio cuneovirgata
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Pangio doriae (Perugia, 1892)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Pangio doriae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Pangio elongata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Pangio filinaris
[]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Pangio fusca (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Pangio fusca
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Pangio goaensis
[Indian coolie-loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.0 cm SL

 
Pangio incognito
[]

Photo by Dikic, D.

Asia.
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Pangio kuhlii (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Dikic, D.
 
Pangio kuhlii
[Coolie loach]

Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.

Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Pangio lidi Hadiaty & Kottelat, 2009

Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.
 
Pangio lidi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Pangio longimanus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Pangio longipinnis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Pangio lumbriciformis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL

 
Pangio malayana
[]

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Pangio mariarum (Inger & Chin, 1962)

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Pangio mariarum
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.6 cm SL

 
Pangio muraeniformis
[]

Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Pangio myersi (Harry, 1949)

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Pangio myersi
[]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pangio oblonga (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Pangio oblonga
[Java loach]

Photo by Mahalder, B.

Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Pangio pangia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Pangio pangia
[]
No picture found
Asia.
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Pangio piperata
[]
No picture found
Asia.
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Pangio pulla
[]
No picture found
Asia.

 
Pangio robiginosa
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Pangio semicincta
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Pangio shelfordii (Popta, 1903)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Pangio shelfordii
[Borneo loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Pangio signicauda
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL

 
Pangio superba
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm

 
Paralepidocephalus guishanensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Paralepidocephalus yui
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 15.4 cm TL
Paramisgurnus dabryanus Dabry de Thiersant, 1872

Photo by CAFS
 
Paramisgurnus dabryanus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Protocobitis anteroventris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Protocobitis polylepis
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia

Protocobitis typhlops Yang, Chen & Lan, 1993

Photo by CAFS
 
Protocobitis typhlops
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 14 cm TL
Sabanejewia aurata (De Filippi, 1863)

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Sabanejewia aurata
[Golden spined loach]

Photo by Pekarik, L.

Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Sabanejewia balcanica (Karaman, 1922)

Photo by Pekarik, L.
 
Sabanejewia balcanica
[Balcan spined loach]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Sabanejewia baltica Witkowski, 1994

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Sabanejewia baltica
[]

Photo by Otel, V.

Europe
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Sabanejewia bulgarica (Drensky, 1928)

Photo by Otel, V.
 
Sabanejewia bulgarica
[]
No picture found
Caspian basin
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL

 
Sabanejewia caspia
[Caspian spined loach]
No picture found
Asia and Europe
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL

 
Sabanejewia caucasica
[Ciscaucasian spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Sabanejewia kubanica
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Europe
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Sabanejewia larvata (De Filippi, 1859)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Sabanejewia larvata
[]

Photo by Ott, G.

Europe
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Sabanejewia romanica (B?cescu, 1943)

Photo by Ott, G.
 
Sabanejewia romanica
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Sabanejewia vallachica
[Eastern Carpathian golden loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL

 
Theriodes sandakanensis
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthopsoides delphax Asia 6 SL 1991
Acanthopsoides gracilentus Asia 6 SL 1945
Acanthopsoides gracilis Asia 5.4 SL 1934
Acanthopsoides hapalias Asia 6 TL 1991
Acanthopsoides molobrion Asia 4.5 SL 1991
Acanthopsoides namromensis Asia 2005
Acanthopsoides robertsi Asia 5.5 SL 1991
Acantopsis dialuzona Asia 25 SL 1823
Acantopsis dinema Peppered horseface loach Asia 11.7 SL 2017
Acantopsis ioa Slender horseface loach Asia 13.2 SL 2017
Acantopsis multistigmatus Asia 2005
Acantopsis octoactinotos Asia 9.6 SL 1991
Acantopsis rungthipae Piebald horseface loach Asia 12.0 SL 2017
Acantopsis spectabilis Asia 30 NG 1860
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Asia 11.8 SL 1999
Bibarba bibarba Asia 5.5 SL 2007
Bibarba parvoculus Asia 5.7 SL 2015
Canthophrys gongota Gongota loach Asia 13 TL 1822
Cobitis albicoloris Europe 1932
Cobitis amphilekta Asia 7.4 TL 2012
Cobitis arachthosensis Mediterranean Sea 7.9 SL 1996
Cobitis arenae Asia 8.0 SL 1934
Cobitis australis Asia 8.3 SL 2013
Cobitis avicennae Zagros spined loach Asia 10.9 SL 2015
Cobitis battalgili Battalgil spined loach Asia 7.2 SL 1962
Cobitis bilineata Europe 10 SL 1865
Cobitis bilseli Beysehir spined loach Asia 23.5 TL 1942
Cobitis biwae Asia 10.9 SL 1901
Cobitis brevipinna Asia 5.8 SL 2017
Cobitis calderoni Europe 10 SL 1962
Cobitis choii Choi's spiny loach Asia 8.5 TL 1984
Cobitis crassicauda Asia 9.6 SL 2013
Cobitis dalmatina Europe 6.7 SL 1928
Cobitis damlae Dalaman spined loach Asia 6.4 SL 2014
Cobitis dolichorhynchus Asia 10.8 SL 1918
Cobitis dorademiri Asia 8.1 SL 2017
Cobitis elazigensis Tigris spined loach Asia 16.3 SL 1988
Cobitis elongata Europe 16 SL 1858
Cobitis elongatoides Europe 14.6 TL 1969
Cobitis evreni Ceyhan spined loach Asia 11.7 SL 2008
Cobitis fahirae Küçük Menderes spined loach Asia 10.4 TL 1998
Cobitis faridpaki Asia 8.7 TL 2011
Cobitis fasciola Asia 10.6 SL 2013
Cobitis fimbriata Asia 6.4 SL 2017
Cobitis gladkovi Europe 8.8 TL 2008
Cobitis guttata Asia 2005
Cobitis hankugensis Asia 2003
Cobitis hellenica Europe 9 SL 1996
Cobitis illyrica Europe 6.5 SL 2007
Cobitis jadovaensis Europe 2008
Cobitis kaibarai South East Asia 5.4 SL 2012
Cobitis kellei Göksü spined loach Asia 4.6 SL 1998
Cobitis keyvani Asia 9.3 TL 2012
Cobitis kurui Asia 4.4 SL 1998
Cobitis laoensis Asia 10.6 SL 1878
Cobitis lebedevi Asia 1985
Cobitis leptosoma Asia 11.7 SL 2015
Cobitis levantina Orontes spined loach Asia 1992
Cobitis linea Asia 9.9 TL 1847
Cobitis longitaeniatus Asia 2008
Cobitis lutheri Luther's spiny loach Asia 12 TL 1935
Cobitis macrostigma Asia 13.7 SL 1872
Cobitis magnostriata South East Asia 9.4 SL 2012
Cobitis maroccana Africa 8 TL 1929
Cobitis matsubarai Asia 10.4 SL 1939
Cobitis megaspila Europe 1993
Cobitis melanoleuca Europe 20 TL 1925
Cobitis meridionalis Europe 11 SL 1924
Cobitis microcephala Asia 6.0 SL 2011
Cobitis minamorii Asia 7.4 SL 2012
Cobitis multimaculata Asia 9.2 SL 2011
Cobitis narentana Europe 10.2 TL 1928
Cobitis nigrolinea Asia 6.3 SL 2017
Cobitis nuicocensis Asia 2005
Cobitis obtusirostra Asia 11.1 SL 2015
Cobitis ohridana Europe 6.8 SL 1928
Cobitis pacifica Asia 1999
Cobitis paludica Europe 13 SL 1930
Cobitis phongnhaensis Asia 2008
Cobitis phrygica Aci spined loach Asia 1944
Cobitis pontica Pontic spined loach Europe 10.1 SL 2006
Cobitis puncticulata Spotted spined loach Europe and Asia 7.8 SL 1998
Cobitis punctilineata Europe 10 SL 1996
Cobitis qujiangensis Asia 6.8 SL 2017
Cobitis rara Asia 10.0 SL 1981
Cobitis rhodopensis Europe 1998
Cobitis sakahoko Asia 8.9 SL 2015
Cobitis satunini Asia 1935
Cobitis shikokuensis Asia 6.2 SL 2006
Cobitis sibirica Asia 1935
Cobitis simplicispina Sakarya spined loach Asia 13.4 TL 1925
Cobitis sinensis Siberian spiny loach Asia 15.3 TL 1874
Cobitis sipahilerae Asia 8.8 SL 2017
Cobitis splendens Splendid spined loach Asia 10.5 TL 1998
Cobitis squataeniatus Asia 2008
Cobitis stenocauda Asia 9.2 SL 2013
Cobitis stephanidisi Europe 9 SL 1992
Cobitis striata Asia 10 TL 1936
Cobitis strumicae Bulgarian spined loach Europe 11 SL 1955
Cobitis taenia Spined loach Europe and Asia 13.5 TL 1758
Cobitis takatsuensis Asia 6.7 SL 1970
Cobitis takenoi Asia 8.5 SL 2016
Cobitis tanaitica Europe and Asia 9.5 SL 1969
Cobitis taurica Europe 9.7 SL 2005
Cobitis tetralineata Asia 1999
Cobitis trichonica Europe 8 SL 1974
Cobitis turcica Turkish spined loach Asia 8.1 SL 1925
Cobitis vardarensis Vardar spined loach Europe 11 TL 1928
Cobitis vettonica Europe 9 SL 1997
Cobitis wumingensis Asia 7.8 SL 2015
Cobitis ylengensis Asia 2003
Cobitis zanandreai Europe 7.5 SL 1965
Cobitis zhejiangensis Asia 2005
Iksookimia hugowolfeldi Asia 12 TL 1993
Iksookimia koreensis Asia 7.5 TL 1975
Iksookimia longicorpa Asia 13.1 TL 1976
Iksookimia pumila Puan spine loach Asia 6.5 TL 1987
Iksookimia yongdokensis Asia 8.9 SL 1997
Kichulchoia brevifasciata Asia 6.0 SL 1995
Koreocobitis naktongensis Asia 13.4 SL 2000
Koreocobitis rotundicaudata White nose loach Asia 17 TL 1929
Kottelatlimia hipporhynchos South East Asia 5.2 SL 2008
Kottelatlimia katik Asia 13.5 SL 1992
Kottelatlimia pristes Asia 4 SL 1989
Lepidocephalichthys alkaia Lepidocephalichthys al 3.8 SL 2010
Lepidocephalichthys annandalei Annandale loach Asia 7.8 TL 1912
Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis Asia 1984
Lepidocephalichthys barbatuloides Asia 4.6 TL 1851
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei Burmese loach Asia 8 SL 1860
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus Asia 11 1948
Lepidocephalichthys coromandelensis Asia 5.7 SL 1992
Lepidocephalichthys eleios Asia 2.3 SL 2017
Lepidocephalichthys furcatus Asia 5 SL 1933
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis Asia 7.0 TL 1976
Lepidocephalichthys guntea Guntea loach Asia 15 TL 1822
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti Asia 6 SL 1846
Lepidocephalichthys irrorata Loktak loach Asia 34 TL 1921
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi Jonklaas' s loach Asia 6 TL 1956
Lepidocephalichthys kranos Lepidocephalichthys kr 4.4 SL 2010
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi Asia 3.3 SL 1916
Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis Yu loach Asia 56 TL 2000
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon Asia 6 NG 1860
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis Common spiny loach Asia 38 SL 1846
Lepidocephalichthys tomaculum Asia. 1992
Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini Asia 2.6 SL 2010
Lepidocephalus macrochir Asia 9 TL 1854
Lepidocephalus nanensis Asia 8.0 SL 2014
Lepidocephalus spectrum Asia 7.5 TL 1989
Microcobitis misgurnoides Asia 4.1 SL 1944
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus Pond loach Asia 28 SL 1842
Misgurnus buphoensis Asia 1995
Misgurnus fossilis Weatherfish Europe and Asia 30.7 TL 1758
Misgurnus mizolepis Chinese muddy loach Asia 20 TL 1888
Misgurnus mohoity Asia 1869
Misgurnus multimaculatus Asia 1944
Misgurnus nikolskyi Asia 15.6 TL 2001
Misgurnus tonkinensis Asia 1937
Neoeucirrhichthys maydelli Goalpara loach Asia 3.6 SL 1968
Niwaella delicata Asia 11 TL 1937
Niwaella laterimaculata Asia 1984
Niwaella longibarba Asia 2005
Niwaella multifasciata Asia 15 TL 1929
Niwaella xinjiangensis Asia 2005
Pangio agma Asia 6.3 SL 1992
Pangio alcoides Asia 3.9 SL 1993
Pangio alternans Asia 3.6 SL 1993
Pangio ammophila Asia 2.9 SL 2012
Pangio anguillaris Asia 12 SL 1902
Pangio apoda Asia 3.8 SL 2007
Pangio atactos Asia 5.1 SL 2009
Pangio bitaimac Asia 9.5 SL 2009
Pangio borneensis Asia 6.3 TL 1894
Pangio cuneovirgata Asia 6 SL 1957
Pangio doriae Asia 9 TL 1892
Pangio elongata Asia 4.8 SL 2007
Pangio filinaris Asia 3.8 SL 1993
Pangio fusca Asia 8 SL 1860
Pangio goaensis Indian coolie-loach Asia 3.1 SL 1972
Pangio incognito Asia 3.0 SL 1993
Pangio kuhlii Coolie loach Asia. 12 TL 1846
Pangio lidi Asia 6.7 SL 2009
Pangio longimanus Asia 2010
Pangio longipinnis Asia 6.2 SL 1992
Pangio lumbriciformis Asia 5.2 SL 2007
Pangio malayana Asia 6 SL 1956
Pangio mariarum Asia 6.5 TL 1962
Pangio muraeniformis Asia 3.6 SL 1933
Pangio myersi Asia 10 SL 1949
Pangio oblonga Java loach Asia 8 TL 1846
Pangio pangia Asia 6.5 TL 1822
Pangio piperata Asia. 5.2 SL 1993
Pangio pulla Asia. 6.1 SL 1993
Pangio robiginosa Asia. 1957
Pangio semicincta Asia 1940
Pangio shelfordii Borneo loach Asia 8 TL 1903
Pangio signicauda Asia 4.2 SL 2007
Pangio superba Asia 5.1 TL 1989
Paralepidocephalus guishanensis Asia 9.4 2004
Paralepidocephalus yui Asia 1935
Paramisgurnus dabryanus Asia 15.4 TL 1872
Protocobitis anteroventris Asia 7.6 SL 2013
Protocobitis polylepis Asia 3.3 SL 2008
Protocobitis typhlops Asia 1993
Sabanejewia aurata Golden spined loach Europe and Asia 14 TL 1863
Sabanejewia balcanica Balcan spined loach Europe 9 SL 1922
Sabanejewia baltica Europe 9 SL 1994
Sabanejewia bulgarica Europe 12 TL 1928
Sabanejewia caspia Caspian spined loach Caspian basin 8.8 TL 1838
Sabanejewia caucasica Ciscaucasian spined loach Asia and Europe 10.5 TL 1906
Sabanejewia kubanica Europe 6.5 SL 1988
Sabanejewia larvata Europe 9 TL 1859
Sabanejewia romanica Europe 12 TL 1943
Sabanejewia vallachica Eastern Carpathian golden loach Europe 9 SL 1957
Theriodes sandakanensis Asia 4.4 TL 1962



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