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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae

Genus: Paracobitis

(See list of species below)



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16 species
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Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 13.1 cm TL
Paracobitis atrakensis Esmaeili, Mousavi-Sabet, Sayyadzadeh, Vatandoust & Freyhof, 2014

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Paracobitis atrakensis
[Atrak crested loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.1 cm SL

 
Paracobitis basharensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Paracobitis boutanensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Paracobitis ghazniensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Paracobitis hagiangensis
[]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Paracobitis hircanica Mousavi-Sabet, Sayyadzadeh, Esmaeili, Eagderi, Patimar & Freyhof, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Paracobitis hircanica
[Hircan crested loach]

Photo by Salnikov, V.B.

Asia.
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Paracobitis longicauda (Kessler, 1872)

Photo by Salnikov, V.B.
 
Paracobitis longicauda
[Eastern crested loach]

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Asia
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Paracobitis malapterura (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur
 
Paracobitis malapterura
[Western crested loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL

 
Paracobitis maolanensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.3 cm TL

 
Paracobitis molavii
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Paracobitis persa
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Paracobitis phongthoensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL

 
Paracobitis posterodorsalus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 23.6 cm SL

 
Paracobitis rhadinaeus
[]

Photo by Abbasi, K.

Asia
Max. Length 14.2 cm TL
Paracobitis vignai Nalbant & Bianco, 1998

Photo by Abbasi, K.
 
Paracobitis vignai
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL

 
Paracobitis zabgawraensis
[]



16 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paracobitis atrakensis Atrak crested loach Asia 13.1 TL 2014
Paracobitis basharensis Asia 6.1 SL 2014
Paracobitis boutanensis Asia 1842
Paracobitis ghazniensis Asia 1966
Paracobitis hagiangensis Asia 2005
Paracobitis hircanica Hircan crested loach Asia 10.5 TL 2015
Paracobitis longicauda Eastern crested loach Asia. 20 TL 1872
Paracobitis malapterura Western crested loach Asia 12.6 SL 1846
Paracobitis maolanensis Asia 5.7 TL 2006
Paracobitis molavii Asia 7.3 TL 2014
Paracobitis persa Asia 8.1 SL 2014
Paracobitis phongthoensis Asia 2005
Paracobitis posterodorsalus Asia 5.3 SL 2006
Paracobitis rhadinaeus Asia 23.6 SL 1906
Paracobitis vignai Asia 14.2 TL 1998
Paracobitis zabgawraensis Asia 7.4 SL 2014



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