Cobitidae


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Related to Cobitidae: Loaches
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Noun1.Cobitidae - loaches
fish family - any of various families of fish
Cypriniformes, order Cypriniformes - an order of animals including almost entirely freshwater fishes: characins; loaches; carp; suckers; sometimes classified as a suborder of Ostariophysi
loach - slender freshwater fishes of Eurasia and Africa resembling catfishes
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Dr Muhammad Rafique said as a result of careful and extensive laboratory work, it was revealed that the species belongs to fish family Cobitidae and is commonly known as Oriental Weather Loach while scientifically named Misgurnus anguillicaudatus.
Prior we were invited for a seminar in Bucharest's "Grigore Antipa" National Museum where the monumental B n rescu - Nalbant collection with over 10,000 specimens, especially of the families Cyprinidae, Cobitidae and Gobiidae, is under the custody of the Museum.
Family Common name/Species/Origin Cyprinidae common carp (Koi variety) Cyprinus carpio (native range: Russia, China, India) goldfish Carassius auratus (native range: central Asia, China, Japan) Cobitidae oriental weatherfish Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (native range: Northeastern Asia, Myanmar, China) Poeciliidae guppy Poecilia reticulata (native range: Venezuela, Barbados, Trinidad, northern Brazil, Guyanas) sailfin molly Poecilia latipinna (native range: U.