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

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Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys alkaia
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Max. Length 7.8 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys annandalei
[Annandale loach]



Asia

Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis (Datta & Barman, 1984)

Photo by Photo by Bakalial, B.
 
Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis
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Max. Length 4.6 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys barbatuloides
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Asia
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Ratmuangkhwang, S.
 
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei
[Burmese loach]



Asia
Max. Length 11 cm
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus (Rendahl, 1948)

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Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus
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Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys coromandelensis
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Max. Length 2.3 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys eleios
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No picture found

Max. Length 5 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys furcatus
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Asia
Max. Length 7.0 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis Pillai & Yazdani, 1976

Photo by Photo by Mrinal Kumar Das/S.C. Bordoloi
 
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys guntea (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Lepidocephalichthys guntea
[Guntea loach]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti
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Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys irrorata
[Loktak loach]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi (Deraniyagala, 1956)

Photo by Photo by Ott, G.
 
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi
[Jonklaas' s loach]
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Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys kranos
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi (Weber & de Beaufort, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis
[Yu loach]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm NG
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon (Blyth, 1860)

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon
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Asia
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis (Valenciennes, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Artaev, O.
 
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis
[Common spiny loach]
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Lepidocephalichthys tomaculum
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Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini
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21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lepidocephalichthys alkaia Lepidocephalichthys al 3.8 SL 2010
Lepidocephalichthys annandalei Annandale loach Asia 7.8 TL 1912
Lepidocephalichthys arunachalensis Asia 1984
Lepidocephalichthys barbatuloides Asia 4.6 TL 1851
Lepidocephalichthys berdmorei Burmese loach Asia 8 SL 1860
Lepidocephalichthys birmanicus Asia 11 1948
Lepidocephalichthys coromandelensis Asia 5.7 SL 1992
Lepidocephalichthys eleios Asia 2.3 SL 2017
Lepidocephalichthys furcatus Asia 5 SL 1933
Lepidocephalichthys goalparensis Asia 7.0 TL 1976
Lepidocephalichthys guntea Guntea loach Asia 15 TL 1822
Lepidocephalichthys hasselti Asia 6 SL 1846
Lepidocephalichthys irrorata Loktak loach Asia 34 TL 1921
Lepidocephalichthys jonklaasi Jonklaas' s loach Asia 6 TL 1956
Lepidocephalichthys kranos Lepidocephalichthys kr 4.4 SL 2010
Lepidocephalichthys lorentzi Asia 3.3 SL 1916
Lepidocephalichthys manipurensis Yu loach Asia 56 TL 2000
Lepidocephalichthys micropogon Asia 6 NG 1860
Lepidocephalichthys thermalis Common spiny loach Asia 38 SL 1846
Lepidocephalichthys tomaculum Asia. 1992
Lepidocephalichthys zeppelini Asia 2.6 SL 2010



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