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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cobitidae Loaches
Subfamily: Cobitinae
Genus: Misgurnus

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

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Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
[Pond loach]
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Misgurnus buphoensis
[]



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

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Misgurnus fossilis
[Weatherfish]



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

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Misgurnus mizolepis
[Chinese muddy loach]



Asia

Misgurnus mohoity (Dybowski, 1869)

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Misgurnus mohoity
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Misgurnus multimaculatus
[]
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Max. Length 15.6 cm TL

 
Misgurnus nikolskyi
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Misgurnus tonkinensis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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