Oxynoemacheilus ceyhanensis (Erk'Akan, Nalbant & Özeren, 2007)
Elbistan loach
photo by Cicek, E. & S. Sungur

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  8.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Yalak Village-Elbistan- Kahramanmaraș in Turkey.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-5
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 January 2013 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.03.07
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 07.08.17

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