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Accepted name
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, kobitis, -idos = a kind of sardine; also related with the voice Greek, kobios, Latin gobius = gudgeon (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The specific name is dedicated to the late Mr. Ekiken Kaibara who was the first real naturalist and biologist in Japan. He recorded the distribution of spined loaches from Chikushi (modern-day Fukuoka Prefecture), Kyushu Island for the first time (Kaibara 1709).
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References using the name as accepted
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