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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae Brook loaches

Genus: Lefua

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Asia
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL
Lefua costata (Kessler, 1876)

Photo by Photo by Kim, I.-S.
 
Lefua costata
[Eightbarbel loach]
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Lefua echigonia
[]
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Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Lefua nikkonis
[]
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Lefua pleskei
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lefua costata Eightbarbel loach Asia 9.8 TL 1876
Lefua echigonia Asia 1907
Lefua nikkonis Asia 8 TL 1903
Lefua pleskei Asia 1888



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