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River Loach, Acanthocobitis zonalternans (Blyth, 1860)

River Loach, Acanthocobitis zonalternans

River Loach, Acanthocobitis zonalternans

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Balitoridae (River loaches) Subfamily: Nemacheilinae Genus: Acanthocobitis Species: A. zonalternans

Synonyms Cobitis zonalternans Blyth, 1860 Nemacheilus phuketensis Klausewitz, 1957 Nemacheilus zonalternans (Blyth, 1860) Noemacheilus phuketensis Klausewitz, 1957 Noemacheilus zonalternans (Blyth, 1860)

Distributions: Bangladesh (Rahman, 1989 and 2005); India and Myanmar (Talwar and jhingran, 1991).

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Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Guntea loach: Lepidocephalichthys guntea

Synonyms: Cobitis guntea Hamilton, 1822 Lepidocephalus guntea Day, 1878 Lepidocephalus guntea Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Lepidocephalus guntea Qureshi, 1965 Lepidocephalus guntea Menon, 1974

Common name: Guntea loach Local name: Gutum, puiya

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order-Cypriniformes Family- Cobitidae …read more

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Necktie loach: Botia dario

Necktie loach: Botia dario

Necktie loach: Botia dario

Synonyms: Cobitis dario Hamilton, 1822 Botio dario Day, 1878 Botio dario Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Botio dario Bhuiyan, 1964

Common name: Necktie loach, Queen loach, Bengal loach Local name: Rani, bau, putul, Beti

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order-Cypriniformes …read more

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Gongota loach: Canthophrys gongota

Gongota loach: Canthophrys gongota

Gongota loach: Canthophrys gongota

Synonyms: Cobitis gongota Hamilton, 1822 Somileptes gongota Day, 1878 Somileptes gongota Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937

Common name: Gongota loach Local name: Poia, pahari-gutum, puiya

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order-Cypriniformes Family- Cobitidae Genus- Canthophrys Species- Canthophrys gongota

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Mottled loach: Acanthocobitis botia

Sand loach: Acanthocobities botia

Mottled loach: Acanthocobitis botia

Synonyms: Cobitis botia Hamilton, 1822 Cobitis bilturio and turio Hamilton, 1822 Nemachelus botia Gunther, 1868 Nemacheilus botia Day, 1878 Nemacheilus botia, Talwar and Jhingran, 1991 Noemacheilus botia Menon, 1974 Nemachilus botia Rahman, 1989

English name: Mottled loach, Zipper loach, …read more