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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus Pond loach Asia 28 SL 1842
Misgurnus buphoensis Asia 1995
Misgurnus fossilis Weatherfish Europe and Asia 30.7 TL 1758
Misgurnus mizolepis Chinese muddy loach Asia 20 TL 1888
Misgurnus mohoity Asia 1869
Misgurnus multimaculatus Asia 1944
Misgurnus nikolskyi Asia 15.6 TL 2001
Misgurnus tonkinensis Asia 1937



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