Oxynoemacheilus panthera (Heckel, 1843)
photo by Darom, D.

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Turkey and Caucasus.
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 11 January 2013 (B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v)) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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