Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi Bănărescu & Nalbant, 1964
Kosswig’s loach
photo by Kaya, C.

Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
Max. size:  5.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to the Tigris-Euphrates basin.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal soft rays: 7-8; Vertebrae: 37-39. Body totally scaleless and with a dark longitudinal band along middle of flanks (Ref. 94765).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 August 2012 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.01.00
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.03.16
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 06.03.00

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