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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae

Genus: Nemacheilus

(See list of species below)



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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
[]
No picture found

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
[]
No picture found

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
[]
No picture found

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
[]
No picture found


 
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
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Nemacheilus paucimaculatus
[]
No picture found


 
Nemacheilus periyarensis
[]
No picture found

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
[]



52 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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