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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae

Genus: Lefua

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4 species
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Photo by Kim, I.-S.

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

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Lefua costata
[Eightbarbel loach]
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Asia

 
Lefua echigonia
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Lefua nikkonis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Lefua pleskei
[]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lefua costata Eightbarbel loach Asia 9.8 TL 1876
Lefua echigonia Asia 1907
Lefua nikkonis Asia 8 TL 1903
Lefua pleskei Asia 1888



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