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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cobitidae Loaches
Subfamily: Cobitinae
Genus: Cobitis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cobitis albicoloris Europe 1932
Cobitis amphilekta Asia 7.5 TL 2012
Cobitis arachthosensis Mediterranean Sea 7.9 SL 1996
Cobitis arenae Asia 8.0 SL 1934
Cobitis australis Asia 8.3 SL 2013
Cobitis avicennae Zagros spined loach Asia 10.9 SL 2015
Cobitis battalgili Battalgil spined loach Asia 7.2 SL 1962
Cobitis bilineata Europe 10 SL 1865
Cobitis bilseli Beysehir spined loach Asia 23.5 TL 1942
Cobitis biwae Asia 10.9 SL 1901
Cobitis brevipinna Asia 5.8 SL 2017
Cobitis calderoni Europe 10 SL 1962
Cobitis choii Choi's spiny loach Asia 8.5 TL 1984
Cobitis crassicauda Asia 9.6 SL 2013
Cobitis dalmatina Europe 6.7 SL 1928
Cobitis damlae Dalaman spined loach Asia 6.4 SL 2014
Cobitis dolichorhynchus Asia 10.8 SL 1918
Cobitis dorademiri Asia 8.1 SL 2017
Cobitis elazigensis Tigris spined loach Asia 16.3 SL 1988
Cobitis elongata Europe 16 SL 1858
Cobitis elongatoides Europe 14.6 TL 1969
Cobitis evreni Ceyhan spined loach Asia 11.7 SL 2008
Cobitis fahirae Küçük Menderes spined loach Asia 10.4 TL 1998
Cobitis faridpaki Asia 8.7 TL 2011
Cobitis fasciola Asia 10.6 SL 2013
Cobitis fimbriata Asia 6.4 SL 2017
Cobitis gladkovi Europe 8.8 TL 2008
Cobitis guttata Asia 2005
Cobitis hankugensis Asia 2003
Cobitis hellenica Europe 9 SL 1996
Cobitis illyrica Europe 6.5 SL 2007
Cobitis jadovaensis Europe 2008
Cobitis kaibarai South East Asia 5.5 SL 2012
Cobitis kellei Göksü spined loach Asia 4.6 SL 1998
Cobitis keyvani Asia 9.3 TL 2012
Cobitis kurui Asia 4.5 SL 1998
Cobitis laoensis Asia 10.6 SL 1878
Cobitis lebedevi Asia 1985
Cobitis leptosoma Asia 11.7 SL 2015
Cobitis levantina Orontes spined loach Asia 1992
Cobitis linea Asia 9.9 TL 1847
Cobitis longitaeniatus Asia 2008
Cobitis lutheri Luther's spiny loach Asia 12 TL 1935
Cobitis macrostigma Asia 13.7 SL 1872
Cobitis magnostriata South East Asia 9.4 SL 2012
Cobitis maroccana Africa 8 TL 1929
Cobitis matsubarai Asia 10.4 SL 1939
Cobitis megaspila Europe 1993
Cobitis melanoleuca Europe 20 TL 1925
Cobitis meridionalis Europe 11 SL 1924
Cobitis microcephala Asia 6.0 SL 2011
Cobitis minamorii Asia 7.4 SL 2012
Cobitis multimaculata Asia 9.2 SL 2011
Cobitis narentana Europe 10.2 TL 1928
Cobitis nigrolinea Asia 6.3 SL 2017
Cobitis nuicocensis Asia 2005
Cobitis obtusirostra Asia 11.1 SL 2015
Cobitis ohridana Europe 6.8 SL 1928
Cobitis pacifica Asia 1999
Cobitis paludica Europe 13 SL 1930
Cobitis phongnhaensis Asia 2008
Cobitis phrygica Aci spined loach Asia 1944
Cobitis pontica Pontic spined loach Europe 10.1 SL 2006
Cobitis puncticulata Spotted spined loach Europe and Asia 7.8 SL 1998
Cobitis punctilineata Europe 10 SL 1996
Cobitis qujiangensis Asia 6.9 SL 2017
Cobitis rara Asia 10.0 SL 1981
Cobitis rhodopensis Europe 1998
Cobitis sakahoko Asia 8.9 SL 2015
Cobitis satunini Asia 1935
Cobitis shikokuensis Asia 6.2 SL 2006
Cobitis sibirica Asia 1935
Cobitis simplicispina Sakarya spined loach Asia 13.4 TL 1925
Cobitis sinensis Siberian spiny loach Asia 15.3 TL 1874
Cobitis sipahilerae Asia 8.8 SL 2017
Cobitis splendens Splendid spined loach Asia 10.5 TL 1998
Cobitis squataeniatus Asia 2008
Cobitis stenocauda Asia 9.2 SL 2013
Cobitis stephanidisi Europe 9 SL 1992
Cobitis striata Asia 10 TL 1936
Cobitis strumicae Bulgarian spined loach Europe 11 SL 1955
Cobitis taenia Spined loach Europe and Asia 13.5 TL 1758
Cobitis takatsuensis Asia 6.7 SL 1970
Cobitis takenoi Asia 8.5 SL 2016
Cobitis tanaitica Europe and Asia 9.5 SL 1969
Cobitis taurica Europe 9.7 SL 2005
Cobitis tetralineata Asia 1999
Cobitis trichonica Europe 8 SL 1974
Cobitis turcica Turkish spined loach Asia 8.1 SL 1925
Cobitis vardarensis Vardar spined loach Europe 11 TL 1928
Cobitis vettonica Europe 9 SL 1997
Cobitis wumingensis Asia 7.8 SL 2015
Cobitis ylengensis Asia 2003
Cobitis zanandreai Europe 7.5 SL 1965
Cobitis zhejiangensis Asia 2005



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