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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae Brook loaches

Genus: Acanthocobitis

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6 species
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Asia
Max. Length 14.9 cm TL
Acanthocobitis botia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Acanthocobitis botia
[Mottled loach]



Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Acanthocobitis mooreh (Sykes, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Mahatvaraj, B.
 
Acanthocobitis mooreh
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Acanthocobitis pavonacea
[]
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Acanthocobitis pictilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm NG
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Hasselgreen Jr., P.C.
 
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus (Günther, 1868)

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus
[Banded mountain loach]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acanthocobitis botia Mottled loach Asia 14.9 TL 1822
Acanthocobitis mooreh Asia 4.4 SL 1839
Acanthocobitis pavonacea Asia 8 SL 1839
Acanthocobitis pictilis Asia 2012
Acanthocobitis rubidipinnis Asia 10 NG 1860
Acanthocobitis urophthalmus Banded mountain loach Asia 4 TL 1868



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