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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae

Genus: Barbatula

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Barbatula altayensis Asia 1992
Barbatula barbatula Stone loach Eurasia 21 TL 1758
Barbatula bergamensis Asia 5.4 SL 2007
Barbatula compressirostris Asia 17.2 SL 1897
Barbatula dgebuadzei Asia 14.1 SL 2003
Barbatula farsica Asia 5.7 SL 1998
Barbatula gibba Asia 7.6 SL 2012
Barbatula golubtsovi Asia 13.3 SL 2003
Barbatula markakulensis Asia 8.5 SL 1939
Barbatula nuda Asia 22 TL 1864
Barbatula potaninorum Asia 10.5 SL 2007
Barbatula quignardi Europe 7 SL 1967
Barbatula restricta Europe 11.5 SL 2015
Barbatula sawadai Asia 15 SL 2007
Barbatula sturanyi Europe 10 SL 1892
Barbatula tomiana Asia 13.4 SL 1920
Barbatula toni Asia 16 TL 1869
Barbatula zetensis Europe 6.6 SL 2000



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