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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Balitoridae River loaches

Genus: Balitora

(See list of species below)



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Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Balitora annamitica Kottelat, 1988

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Balitora annamitica
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Asia
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Balitora brucei Gray, 1830

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Balitora brucei
[Gray's stone loach]



Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Balitora burmanica Hora, 1932

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Balitora burmanica
[Burmese stone loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Balitora chipkali
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Balitora eddsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Balitora elongata
[]
No picture found


 
Balitora haithanhi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm SL

 
Balitora jalpalli
[]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Balitora kwangsiensis (Fang, 1930)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Balitora kwangsiensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Balitora lancangjiangensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8.4 cm SL

 
Balitora laticauda
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL
Balitora longibarbata (Chen, 1982)

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Balitora longibarbata
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Balitora ludongensis
[Ludong hillstream loach]



Asia
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Balitora meridionalis Kottelat, 1988

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Balitora meridionalis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL
Balitora mysorensis Hora, 1941

Photo by Photo by Johnson, J.A.
 
Balitora mysorensis
[Slender stone loach]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.1 cm SL

 
Balitora nantingensis
[]
No picture found


 
Balitora nigrocorpa
[]



Asia

Balitora nujiangensis Zhang & Zheng, 1983

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Balitora nujiangensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Balitora tchangi
[]
No picture found


 
Balitora vanlani
[]
No picture found


 
Balitora vanlongi
[]



21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Balitora annamitica Asia 12 TL 1988
Balitora brucei Gray's stone loach Asia 10.5 SL 1830
Balitora burmanica Burmese stone loach Asia 10 TL 1932
Balitora chipkali Asia 5.1 SL 2016
Balitora eddsi Asia 4.6 SL 2010
Balitora elongata Asia 6.2 SL 1985
Balitora haithanhi Asia 2005
Balitora jalpalli Asia 6.2 SL 2013
Balitora kwangsiensis Asia 12 TL 1930
Balitora lancangjiangensis Asia 7.1 SL 1980
Balitora laticauda Asia 8.4 SL 2012
Balitora longibarbata Asia 7.8 SL 1982
Balitora ludongensis Ludong hillstream loach Asia 6.3 SL 2012
Balitora meridionalis Asia 8.2 SL 1988
Balitora mysorensis Slender stone loach Asia 7.3 SL 1941
Balitora nantingensis Asia 7.1 SL 2005
Balitora nigrocorpa Asia 2005
Balitora nujiangensis Asia 1983
Balitora tchangi Asia 4.6 SL 1982
Balitora vanlani Asia 2005
Balitora vanlongi Asia 2005



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