Parabotia curtus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Kissing loach

Family:  Botiidae (Pointface loaches), subfamily: Leptobotiinae
Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Lake Biwa, Yodo River, and several rivers of the Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Considered endangered.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 15 October 2015 (A3ce) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless


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