Tibetan stone loach

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Tibetan stone loach
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
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T. stolickai
Binomial name
Triplophysa stolickai
(Steindachner, 1866) [1]
Synonyms
  • Cobitis elegans Kessler, 1874
  • Cobitis stoličkaiprotonym
  • Nemacheilus stoliczkae
  • Triplophysa stoliczkai

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. [2] It is found in southern and central Asia. [3]

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References

  1. "Zur fischfauna Kaschmirs und der benachbarten Landerstriche in Wien". Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft. 16: 784–796. 1866.
  2. Wu, Y.-Y., Sun, Z.-Y. & Guo, Y.-S. (2016): A new species of the genus Triplophysa (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), Triplophysa daochengensis, from Sichuan Province, China. Zoological Research, 37 (5): 290-296.
  3. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2016). "Triplophysa stoliczkai" in FishBase . June 2016 version.