|Tibetan stone loach|
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The Tibetan stone loach (Triplophysa stolickai) is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Nemacheilidae. The specific name is sometimes spelled stoliczkae but the original spelling used by Steindachner is stoličkai.It is found in southern and central Asia.
Garra typhlops, also known as the Iran cave barb is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae. It is endemic to caves in Iran. Like other cave-adapted fish, it is blind and lacks pigmentation.
Eidinemacheilus smithi, also known as the Zagroz blind loach, is a species of loach in the family Nemacheilidae. This cavefish is endemic to an aquifer in the Karun River drainage in the Zagros Mountains of Iran.
Oreonectes is a genus of fish in the family Nemacheilidae found in the rivers and cave of Asia. Many of these species are troglobitic.
Schistura is a genus of fish in the stone loach family Nemacheilidae native to the streams and rivers of the southern and eastern Asia. Some of these species are troglobitic.
Triplophysa is a genus of fish in the family Nemacheilidae found mainly in and around the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in China. Currently, the genus is a mixed assemblage of species. Some lineages have been identified and treated as subgenera, but as Wikipedia follows Fishbase for fish species these have been treated as subgenera in Wikipedia, although Kottelat and the Catalog of Fishes treat them as genera. FishBase, however, includes these in Triplophysa without specifying subgenera and treats the names given by Kottelat as synonyms.
Schistura bannaensis is a species of freshwater fish in the family Nemacheilidae. It is endemic to the Nanla River basin, a part of the upper Mekong basin in Yunnan, China. It grows to 4.3 cm (1.7 in) standard length.
Triplophysa angeli is a species of stone loach in the genus Triplophysa. It is endemic to the Yalong River in Sichuan, China. It grows to 12.9 cm (5.1 in) SL. The specific name honours the herpetologist Fernand Angel (1881–1950) of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle in Paris, "who was “always interested” (translation) in Fang's work".
Triplophysa dalaica is a species of stone loach. It is only known from Hulun Lake in Inner Mongolia, China; it is believed to occur more widely as fish in this genus typically occur in running water.
Triplophysa grahami is a small species of stone loach from China. It is endemic to the Jinsha River basin in Yunnan, Southwest China. There is also a record from Lishe River, but this is believed to be a different species. It grows to 9.1 cm (3.6 in) standard length. It lives in the spaces between stones and floating grasses in slow streams.
Triplophysa kashmirensis is a species of ray-finned fish found in India.
Triplophysa leptosoma is a species of stone loach in the genus Triplophysa. It is found only in Xizang, China.
Triplophysa marmorata is a species of ray-finned fish found in Asia. It's a scaleless inland fish that is endemic of wetlands like the Wular Lake in Jammu and Kashmir, India. Like similar species T. kashmirensis, it presents a slender caudal peduncle, but it's shorter in the case of T. marmorata. Its specimens can also be differentiated because of their shorter lateral line length. Their diet is composed of detritus, plants that coat rocks and stones, and the associated invertebrate fauna. They reach maturity after two years.
Triplophysa siluroides is a large species of stone loach, which is endemic to the upper parts of the Yellow River basin in the Chinese provinces of Qinghai, Gansu and Sichuan.
Oxynoemacheilus is a genus of fish in the family Nemacheilidae found in Europe and Western Asia.
Paracobitis is a genus of Asian stone loaches.
Physoschistura is a genus of fish in the family Nemacheilidae found mostly in Southeast Asia.
Li Sizhong was an ichthyologist with the Institute of Zoology (中国科学院动物研究所) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Throughout his research career, he made numerous discoveries of new fish species, and published many books and research papers describing the fauna and geographical distribution of fishes in China and beyond. He translated and helped publication of the Chinese editions of Fishes of the World and Fish Migration. Li was the major author of two published volumes in the Fauna Sinica monograph series, systematically reviewing and describing orders of bony fishes that include flat fish, cod, silverside, pearlfish, killifish, flying fish, etc. in or near China. He had written over 40 popular science articles about fish on Chinese newspapers and magazines, and been responsible for compiling and editing fish-related entries in several standard reference books.
The Nemacheilidae, or stone loaches, are a family of cypriniform fishes that inhabit stream environments, mostly in Eurasia, with one genus, Afronemacheilus found in Africa. The family includes about 630 species.
Eidinemacheilus is a genus of troglobitic fish in the family Nemacheilidae endemic to Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan.
Triplophysa anshuiensis is a species of stone loach in the genus Triplophysa. It is endemic to China. It grows to 15.7 cm (6.2 in) SL.
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