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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cobitidae Longfin loaches

Genus: Acantopsis

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Asia
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Acantopsis dialuzona Van Hasselt, 1823

Photo by Photo by Wickham, M.
 
Acantopsis dialuzona
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.7 cm SL

 
Acantopsis dinema
[Peppered horseface loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Acantopsis ioa
[Slender horseface loach]
No picture found


 
Acantopsis multistigmatus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 9.6 cm SL
Acantopsis octoactinotos Siebert, 1991

Photo by Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Acantopsis octoactinotos
[]
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Max. Length 12.0 cm SL

 
Acantopsis rungthipae
[Piebald horseface loach]



Asia
Max. Length 30 cm NG
Acantopsis spectabilis (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Udomrittiruj, K.
 
Acantopsis spectabilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Sontirat, 1999

Photo by Photo by Suvarnaraksha, A.
 
Acantopsis thiemmedhi
[]



8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Acantopsis dialuzona Asia 25 SL 1823
Acantopsis dinema Peppered horseface loach Asia 11.7 SL 2017
Acantopsis ioa Slender horseface loach Asia 13.2 SL 2017
Acantopsis multistigmatus Asia 2005
Acantopsis octoactinotos Asia 9.6 SL 1991
Acantopsis rungthipae Piebald horseface loach Asia 12.0 SL 2017
Acantopsis spectabilis Asia 30 NG 1860
Acantopsis thiemmedhi Asia 11.8 SL 1999



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