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

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cantor, 1842)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
[Pond loach]
No picture found
Asia

 
Misgurnus buphoensis
[]

Photo by Pekarik, L.

Europe and Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Misgurnus fossilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Pekarik, L.
 
Misgurnus fossilis
[Weatherfish]

Photo by Kim, I.-S.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Misgurnus mizolepis Günther, 1888

Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Misgurnus mizolepis
[]

Photo by Naseka, A.M.

Asia

Misgurnus mohoity (Dybowski, 1869)

Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Misgurnus mohoity
[]
No picture found
Europe
Max. Length 15.6 cm TL

 
Misgurnus nikolskyi
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Misgurnus tonkinensis
[]
7 Species of Family Cobitidae with Genus Misgurnus
(Loaches)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1842 Misgurnus anguillicaudatus Pond loach Asia 28 SL
1995 Misgurnus buphoensis Asia
1758 Misgurnus fossilis Weatherfish Europe and Asia 30 TL
1888 Misgurnus mizolepis Asia 20 TL
1869 Misgurnus mohoity Asia
2001 Misgurnus nikolskyi Europe 15.6 TL
1937 Misgurnus tonkinensis Asia



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