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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cobitidae Loaches
Subfamily: Cobitinae
Genus: Cobitis

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86 species (see list below)

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Europe

 
Cobitis albicoloris
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL

 
Cobitis amphilekta
[]
No picture found
Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Cobitis arachthosensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis arenae
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL

 
Cobitis australis
[]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL
Cobitis avicennae Mousavi-Sabet, Vatandoust, Esmaeili, Geiger & Freyhof, 2015

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Cobitis avicennae
[Zagros spined loach]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Cobitis battalgili B?cescu, 1962

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis battalgili
[Battalgil spined loach]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Cobitis bilineata Canestrini, 1865

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Cobitis bilineata
[]

Photo by Gülle, ?,

Asia
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL
Cobitis bilseli Battalgil, 1942

Photo by Gülle, ?,
 
Cobitis bilseli
[Beysehir spined loach]

Photo by Collis, J.

Asia
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Cobitis biwae Jordan & Snyder, 1901

Photo by Collis, J.
 
Cobitis biwae
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cobitis calderoni
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Cobitis choii Kim & Son, 1984

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis choii
[Choi's spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis crassicauda
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis dalmatina
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis damlae
[Dalaman spined loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis dolichorhynchus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis dorademiri
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Cobitis elazigensis
[Tigris spined loach]

Photo by Kohout, J.

Europe
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Cobitis elongata Heckel & Kner, 1858

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Cobitis elongata
[]

Photo by Kohout, J.

Europe
Max. Length 14.6 cm TL
Cobitis elongatoides B?cescu & Mayer, 1969

Photo by Kohout, J.
 
Cobitis elongatoides
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis evreni
[Ceyhan spined loach]

Photo by Giannetto, D.

Asia
Max. Length 10.4 cm TL
Cobitis fahirae Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998

Photo by Giannetto, D.
 
Cobitis fahirae
[Küçük Menderes spined loach]

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.

Asia
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL
Cobitis faridpaki Mousavi-Sabet, Vasil'eva, Vatandoust & Vasil'ev, 2011

Photo by Mousavi-Sabet, H.
 
Cobitis faridpaki
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis fasciola
[]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Europe
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Cobitis gladkovi Vasil'ev & Vasil'eva, 2008

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Cobitis gladkovi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis guttata
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia

Cobitis hankugensis Kim, Park, Son & Nalbant, 2003

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis hankugensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis hellenica
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Cobitis illyrica
[]

Photo by Mustafic, P.

Europe

Cobitis jadovaensis Mustafic & Mrakovcic, 2008

Photo by Mustafic, P.
 
Cobitis jadovaensis
[]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis kaibarai
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis kellei
[Göksü spined loach]

Photo by Askari, G.

Asia
Max. Length 9.3 cm TL
Cobitis keyvani Mousavi-Sabet, Yerli, Vatandoust, Özeren & Moradkhani, 2012

Photo by Askari, G.
 
Cobitis keyvani
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis kurui
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis laoensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis lebedevi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis levantina
[Orontes spined loach]

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.

Asia
Max. Length 9.9 cm TL
Cobitis linea (Heckel, 1847)

Photo by Esmaeili, H.R.
 
Cobitis linea
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis longitaeniatus
[]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Cobitis lutheri Rendahl, 1935

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis lutheri
[Luther's spiny loach]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 13.7 cm SL
Cobitis macrostigma Dabry de Thiersant, 1872

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis macrostigma
[]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 9.4 cm SL

 
Cobitis magnostriata
[]

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.

Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Cobitis maroccana Pellegrin, 1929

Photo by Delgado Saez, J.A.
 
Cobitis maroccana
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Cobitis matsubarai
[]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cobitis megaspila
[]

Photo by Artaev, O.

Europe
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Cobitis melanoleuca Nichols, 1925

Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Cobitis melanoleuca
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Cobitis meridionalis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis microcephala
[]

Photo by Shiina, M.

Asia
Max. Length 7.4 cm SL
Cobitis minamorii Nakajima, 2012

Photo by Shiina, M.
 
Cobitis minamorii
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Cobitis multimaculata
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL

 
Cobitis narentana
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis nuicocensis
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis ohridana
[]

Photo by Chae, B.-S.

Asia

Cobitis pacifica Kim, Park & Nalbant, 1999

Photo by Chae, B.-S.
 
Cobitis pacifica
[]

Photo by Ribeiro, F.

Europe
Max. Length 13 cm SL
Cobitis paludica (de Buen, 1930)

Photo by Ribeiro, F.
 
Cobitis paludica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis phongnhaensis
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia

Cobitis phrygica Battalgazi, 1944

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis phrygica
[Aci spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis pontica
[Pontic spined loach]
No picture found
Europe and Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis puncticulata
[Spotted spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Cobitis punctilineata
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 10.0 cm SL

 
Cobitis rara
[]
No picture found
Europe

 
Cobitis rhodopensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis satunini
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Cobitis shikokuensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis sibirica
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.4 cm TL

 
Cobitis simplicispina
[Sakarya spined loach]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 15.3 cm TL
Cobitis sinensis Sauvage & Dabry de Thiersant, 1874

Photo by CAFS
 
Cobitis sinensis
[Siberian spiny loach]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Cobitis sipahilerae
[]

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.

Asia
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Cobitis splendens Erk'akan, Atalay-Ekmekçi & Nalbant, 1998

Photo by Güçlü, S.S.
 
Cobitis splendens
[Splendid spined loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis squataeniatus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Cobitis stenocauda
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis stephanidisi
[]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Cobitis striata Ikeda, 1936

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Cobitis striata
[]

Photo by Kutsarov, Y.

Europe
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Cobitis strumicae Karaman, 1955

Photo by Kutsarov, Y.
 
Cobitis strumicae
[Bulgarian spined loach]

Photo by Østergaard, T.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Cobitis taenia Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Cobitis taenia
[Spined loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis takatsuensis
[]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Cobitis tanaitica B?cescu & Mayer, 1969

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Cobitis tanaitica
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9.7 cm SL

 
Cobitis taurica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis tetralineata
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Cobitis trichonica
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Cobitis turcica
[Turkish spined loach]

Photo by Sediva, A.

Europe
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Cobitis vardarensis Karaman, 1928

Photo by Sediva, A.
 
Cobitis vardarensis
[Vardar spined loach]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Cobitis vettonica
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis ylengensis
[]

Photo by Bianco, P.G.

Europe
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Cobitis zanandreai Cavicchioli, 1965

Photo by Bianco, P.G.
 
Cobitis zanandreai
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Cobitis zhejiangensis
[]
86 Species of Family Cobitidae with Genus Cobitis
(Loaches)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1932 Cobitis albicoloris Europe
2012 Cobitis amphilekta Asia 7.4 TL
1996 Cobitis arachthosensis Mediterranean Sea 7.9 SL
1934 Cobitis arenae Asia 8.0 SL
2013 Cobitis australis Asia 8.3 SL
2015 Cobitis avicennae Zagros spined loach Asia 10.9 SL
1962 Cobitis battalgili Battalgil spined loach Asia 7.2 SL
1865 Cobitis bilineata Europe 10 SL
1942 Cobitis bilseli Beysehir spined loach Asia 23.5 TL
1901 Cobitis biwae Asia 9 TL
1962 Cobitis calderoni Europe 10 SL
1984 Cobitis choii Choi's spiny loach Asia 8.5 TL
2013 Cobitis crassicauda Asia 9.6 SL
1928 Cobitis dalmatina Europe 6.7 SL
2014 Cobitis damlae Dalaman spined loach Asia 6.4 SL
1918 Cobitis dolichorhynchus Asia 10.8 SL
2017 Cobitis dorademiri Asia 8.1 SL
1988 Cobitis elazigensis Tigris spined loach Asia 16.3 SL
1858 Cobitis elongata Europe 16 SL
1969 Cobitis elongatoides Europe 14.6 TL
2008 Cobitis evreni Ceyhan spined loach Asia 11.7 SL
1998 Cobitis fahirae Küçük Menderes spined loach Asia 10.4 TL
2011 Cobitis faridpaki Asia 8.7 TL
2013 Cobitis fasciola Asia 10.6 SL
2008 Cobitis gladkovi Europe 8.8 TL
2005 Cobitis guttata Asia
2003 Cobitis hankugensis Asia
1996 Cobitis hellenica Europe 9 SL
2007 Cobitis illyrica Europe 6.5 SL
2008 Cobitis jadovaensis Europe
2012 Cobitis kaibarai South East Asia 5.4 SL
1998 Cobitis kellei Göksü spined loach Asia 4.6 SL
2012 Cobitis keyvani Asia 9.3 TL
1998 Cobitis kurui Asia 4.4 SL
1878 Cobitis laoensis Asia 10.6 SL
1985 Cobitis lebedevi Asia
1992 Cobitis levantina Orontes spined loach Asia
1847 Cobitis linea Asia 9.9 TL
2008 Cobitis longitaeniatus Asia
1935 Cobitis lutheri Luther's spiny loach Asia 12 TL
1872 Cobitis macrostigma Asia 13.7 SL
2012 Cobitis magnostriata South East Asia 9.4 SL
1929 Cobitis maroccana Africa 8 TL
1939 Cobitis matsubarai Asia 8 SL
1993 Cobitis megaspila Europe
1925 Cobitis melanoleuca Europe 20 TL
1924 Cobitis meridionalis Europe 11 SL
2011 Cobitis microcephala Asia 6.0 SL
2012 Cobitis minamorii Asia 7.4 SL
2011 Cobitis multimaculata Asia 9.2 SL
1928 Cobitis narentana Europe 10.2 TL
2005 Cobitis nuicocensis Asia
1928 Cobitis ohridana Europe 6.8 SL
1999 Cobitis pacifica Asia
1930 Cobitis paludica Europe 13 SL
2008 Cobitis phongnhaensis Asia
1944 Cobitis phrygica Aci spined loach Asia
2006 Cobitis pontica Pontic spined loach Europe 10.1 SL
1998 Cobitis puncticulata Spotted spined loach Europe and Asia 7.8 SL
1996 Cobitis punctilineata Europe 10 SL
1981 Cobitis rara Asia 10.0 SL
1998 Cobitis rhodopensis Europe
1935 Cobitis satunini Asia
2006 Cobitis shikokuensis Asia 5.6 SL
1935 Cobitis sibirica Asia
1925 Cobitis simplicispina Sakarya spined loach Asia 13.4 TL
1874 Cobitis sinensis Siberian spiny loach Asia 15.3 TL
2017 Cobitis sipahilerae Asia 8.8 SL
1998 Cobitis splendens Splendid spined loach Asia 10.5 TL
2008 Cobitis squataeniatus Asia
2013 Cobitis stenocauda Asia 9.2 SL
1992 Cobitis stephanidisi Europe 9 SL
1936 Cobitis striata Asia 10 TL
1955 Cobitis strumicae Bulgarian spined loach Europe 11 SL
1758 Cobitis taenia Spined loach Europe and Asia 13.5 TL
1970 Cobitis takatsuensis Asia
1969 Cobitis tanaitica Europe and Asia 9.5 SL
2005 Cobitis taurica Europe 9.7 SL
1999 Cobitis tetralineata Asia
1974 Cobitis trichonica Europe 8 SL
1925 Cobitis turcica Turkish spined loach Asia 8.1 SL
1928 Cobitis vardarensis Vardar spined loach Europe 11 TL
1997 Cobitis vettonica Europe 9 SL
2003 Cobitis ylengensis Asia
1965 Cobitis zanandreai Europe 7.5 SL
2005 Cobitis zhejiangensis Asia



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