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Cobitis choii  Kim & Son, 1984

Choi's spiny loach
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cobitidae (Loaches) > Cobitinae
Etymology: Cobitis: Greek, kobitis, -idos = a kind of sardine; also related with the voice Greek, kobios, Latin gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; non-migratory.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Asia: southern Korean Peninsula. Reported from the Amur basin, Russia (Ref. 26334).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 13674)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults inhabit rivers (Ref. 26334). Oviparous, possibly with distinct pairing during breeding similar to congeners (Ref. 205).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Reshetnikov, Y.S., N.G. Bogutskaya, E.D. Vasil'eva, E.A. Dorofeeva, A.M. Naseka, O.A. Popova, K.A. Savvaitova, V.G. Sideleva and L.I. Sokolov, 1997. An annotated check-list of the freshwater fishes of Russia. J. Ichthyol. 37(9):687-736. (Ref. 26334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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