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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A relatively large number of loach species (16 species in five genera of Cobitidae and three species in two genera of Balitoridae) inhabit Korea showing either an allopatric or sympatric distribution pattern, and among them, 13 species are endemic (Kim 1997, 2009, Kim & Park 2007, Vasil'eva et al.
Among the types of fish that rely on digestive track as the accessory organ to carry out respiration, the fish species in the families of Cobitidae and Callichthyidae etc.
Concerning to Tripartiella, the type species Tripartiella copiosa Lom, 1959 has been regularly reported on the gills of Cyprinidae and Cobitidae fish throughout the European and Asian continents (Lom and Haldar, 1977; Mitra et al.
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.