Oxynoemacheilus leontinae (Lortet, 1883)

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, non-migratory
Distribution:  Eurasia: endemic to the Jordan and Litani river systems.
Biology:  Occurs at higher altitudes in the Jordan River basin, which might indicate that it is adapted to colder water.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 January 2013 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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