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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae

Genus: Oxynoemacheilus

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55 species
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Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus anatolicus Erk'akan, Özeren & Nalbant, 2008

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus anatolicus
[Burdur loach]

Photo by Levin, B.

Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus angorae (Steindachner, 1897)

Photo by Levin, B.
 
Oxynoemacheilus angorae
[Angora loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus araxensis
[Aras loach]

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus argyrogramma (Heckel, 1847)

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus argyrogramma
[Two spot loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus atili
[Lake Beysehir loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus banarescui
[]

Photo by Keivany, Y.

Asia
Max. Length 7.6 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus bergianus (Derjavin, 1934)

Photo by Keivany, Y.
 
Oxynoemacheilus bergianus
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus brandtii (Kessler, 1877)

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Oxynoemacheilus brandtii
[Kura loach]

Photo by Sediva, A.

Europe
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus bureschi (Drensky, 1928)

Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Oxynoemacheilus bureschi
[Bulgarian stone loach]

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus ceyhanensis (Erk'Akan, Nalbant & Özeren, 2007)

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus ceyhanensis
[Elbistan loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus chomanicus
[]
No picture found
Asai
Max. Length 5.8 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus ciceki
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 5.9 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus cinicus (Erk'Akan, Nalbant & Özeren, 2007)

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus cinicus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus cyri
[Göle loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Oxynoemacheilus ercisianus
[Van loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus erdali
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus eregliensis (Bănărescu & Nalbant, 1978)

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus eregliensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus euphraticus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm TL

 
Oxynoemacheilus evreni
[Ceyhan sportive loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus frenatus
[Banded Tigris loach]
No picture found
Eurasia

 
Oxynoemacheilus galilaeus
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus germencicus (Erk'Akan, Nalbant & Özeren, 2007)

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus germencicus
[Carian loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus gyndes
[]

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Asia
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus hamwii (Krupp & Schneider, 1991)

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus hamwii
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus hanae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus hazarensis
[]

Photo by Hamidan, N.A.

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus insignis (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Hamidan, N.A.
 
Oxynoemacheilus insignis
[Syrian loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kaynaki
[Melid loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kentritensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm TL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kermanshahensis
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus kiabii Golzarianpour, Abdoli & Freyhof, 2011

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Oxynoemacheilus kiabii
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kosswigi
[Paphlagonian loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.9 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus kurdistanicus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Oxynoemacheilus lenkoranensis
[]
No picture found
Eurasia

 
Oxynoemacheilus leontinae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus longipinnis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus mediterraneus
[Pamphylian loach]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Eurasia
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus merga (Krynicki, 1840)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Oxynoemacheilus merga
[Krynicki's loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.9 cm TL

 
Oxynoemacheilus mesudae
[Isiki loach]

Photo by Schöffmann, J.

Asia

Oxynoemacheilus namiri (Krupp & Schneider, 1991)

Photo by Schöffmann, J.
 
Oxynoemacheilus namiri
[Levantine loach]

Photo by Darom, D.

Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus panthera (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Darom, D.
 
Oxynoemacheilus panthera
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus parvinae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus paucilepis
[Mancilik dwarf loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 14 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus persa
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus phoxinoides
[Iznik loach]

Photo by Sediva, A.

Europe
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus pindus (Economidis, 2005)

Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Oxynoemacheilus pindus
[]

Photo by Gaffaroglu, M.

Asia
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus samanticus (Bănărescu & Nalbant, 1978)

Photo by Gaffaroglu, M.
 
Oxynoemacheilus samanticus
[Kizilirmak sportive loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Oxynoemacheilus seyhanensis
[Samanti loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus seyhanicola
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 7.1 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus simavicus (Balik & Bănărescu, 1978)

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Oxynoemacheilus simavicus
[Simav loach]

Photo by Giannetto, D.

Europe
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL
Oxynoemacheilus theophilii Stoumboudi, Kottelat & Barbieri, 2006

Photo by Giannetto, D.
 
Oxynoemacheilus theophilii
[]

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Asia
Max. Length 8.4 cm TL
Oxynoemacheilus tigris (Heckel, 1843)

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Oxynoemacheilus tigris
[Tigris loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL

 
Oxynoemacheilus tongiorgii
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus zagrosensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Oxynoemacheilus anatolicus Burdur loach Asia 5.2 SL 2008
Oxynoemacheilus angorae Angora loach Asia 8.5 TL 1897
Oxynoemacheilus araxensis Aras loach Asia 7.1 SL 1978
Oxynoemacheilus argyrogramma Two spot loach Asia 6.2 SL 1847
Oxynoemacheilus atili Lake Beysehir loach Asia 7.6 SL 2012
Oxynoemacheilus banarescui Asia 5.3 SL 1982
Oxynoemacheilus bergianus Asia 7.6 TL 1934
Oxynoemacheilus brandtii Kura loach Asia 6.6 SL 1877
Oxynoemacheilus bureschi Bulgarian stone loach Europe 6.5 SL 1928
Oxynoemacheilus ceyhanensis Elbistan loach Asia 8.8 TL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus chomanicus Asia 6.7 SL 2014
Oxynoemacheilus ciceki Asai 5.8 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus cinicus Asia 5.9 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus cyri Göle loach Asia 6.8 SL 1910
Oxynoemacheilus ercisianus Van loach Asia 1986
Oxynoemacheilus erdali Asia 4.7 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus eregliensis Asia 10.3 TL 1978
Oxynoemacheilus euphraticus Asia 7.4 SL 1964
Oxynoemacheilus evreni Ceyhan sportive loach Asia 9.4 TL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus frenatus Banded Tigris loach Asia 7.5 SL 1843
Oxynoemacheilus galilaeus Eurasia 1864
Oxynoemacheilus germencicus Carian loach Asia 6.3 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus gyndes Asia 5.7 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus hamwii Asia 6.2 SL 1991
Oxynoemacheilus hanae Asia 6.1 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus hazarensis Asia 6.5 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus insignis Syrian loach Asia 12 TL 1843
Oxynoemacheilus kaynaki Melid loach Asia 6.8 SL 2008
Oxynoemacheilus kentritensis Asia 7.9 SL 2017
Oxynoemacheilus kermanshahensis Asia 8.1 TL 1966
Oxynoemacheilus kiabii Asia 7.2 TL 2011
Oxynoemacheilus kosswigi Paphlagonian loach Asia 8.3 SL 1986
Oxynoemacheilus kurdistanicus Asia 6.9 SL 2014
Oxynoemacheilus lenkoranensis Asia 1962
Oxynoemacheilus leontinae Eurasia 1883
Oxynoemacheilus longipinnis Asia 4.1 SL 2005
Oxynoemacheilus mediterraneus Pamphylian loach Asia 6.7 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus merga Krynicki's loach Eurasia 10 SL 1840
Oxynoemacheilus mesudae Isiki loach Asia 8.9 TL 2012
Oxynoemacheilus namiri Levantine loach Asia 1991
Oxynoemacheilus panthera Asia 8 TL 1843
Oxynoemacheilus parvinae Asia 6.4 SL 2016
Oxynoemacheilus paucilepis Mancilik dwarf loach Asia 7 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus persa Asia 14 SL 1847
Oxynoemacheilus phoxinoides Iznik loach Asia 5.3 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus pindus Europe 7.5 TL 2005
Oxynoemacheilus samanticus Kizilirmak sportive loach Asia 8.6 TL 1978
Oxynoemacheilus seyhanensis Samanti loach Asia 1968
Oxynoemacheilus seyhanicola Asia 4.3 SL 2007
Oxynoemacheilus simavicus Simav loach Asia 7.1 TL 1978
Oxynoemacheilus theophilii Europe 6.6 SL 2006
Oxynoemacheilus tigris Tigris loach Asia 8.4 TL 1843
Oxynoemacheilus tongiorgii Asia 7.3 TL 1998
Oxynoemacheilus zagrosensis Asia 6.1 SL 2014
Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus Asia 7.5 SL 2017



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