Cobitis shikokuensis Suzawa, 2006

Family:  Cobitidae (Spined loaches)
Max. size:  6.21 cm SL (male/unsexed); 5.6 cm SL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Shikoku Island, Japan.
Biology:  Oviparous, possibly with distinct pairing during breeding similar to congeners (Ref. 205). Females attain maximum length of 5.6 cm SL (Ref. 57732).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 08 December 2017 (B1ab(ii,iii,v)+2ab(ii,iii,v)) Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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