family Cobitidae


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Noun1.family 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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2009: A review of the spined loaches, family Cobitidae (Cypriniformes) in Korea.
The Balkan spiny loach Sabanejewia balcanica (Karaman, 1922) is a small representative of the family Cobitidae.
The genera Cobitis, Iksookimia, Kichulchoia, Koreocobitis, Misgurnus, Niwaella, Paramisgurnus, Sabanejewia, and Microcobitis together form a monophyletic lineage within the family Cobitidae (Slechtova et al.