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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae

Genus: Paraschistura

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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
Paraschistura turcmenica Asia 5.1 TL 1932



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