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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The family Cobitidae includes approximately 177 species and 25 genera and is widely distributed throughout Europe and Asia (Nelson 2006).
Spined loaches of the family Cobitidae and stone loaches of the family Nemacheilidae are large groups of primarily freshwater fishes which are very common and widespread in waters of the Palearctic region (Nalbant et al.
1996: A morphological study on the gonad of species in the family Cobitidae (Pisces: Cypriniformes) from Korea.