Cobitidae


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Cobitidae

[kə′bid·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The loaches, a family of small fishes, many eel-shaped, in the suborder Cyprinoidei, characterized by barbels around the mouth.
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Among the early life histories of Cobitidae reported to date, external gills always appear in the pre-larval stage except in the case of N.
Among the species of Cobitidae, the genera Iksookimia and Cobitis exhibit a regular pattern of spots in the middle part of the body flank.
Nalbant contributed to many international publications by writing the chapters on the families Cobitidae and Chaetodontidae.
Fishes of the Nam Theun and Xe Bangfai basins, Laos, with diagnoses of twenty-two new species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae, Balitoridae, Cobitidae, Coiidae and Odontobutidae).
1984: Phylogenetic relationships of the subfamilies in the loach family Cobitidae (Pisces).
2008: Molecular phylogeny of the freshwater fish family Cobitidae (Cyriniformes: Teleostei): delimitation of genera, mitochondrial infrogression and evolution of sexual dimorphism.
In addition cross-species amplification was tested for all 30 loci in four other loaches of Cobitidae (Leptobotia microphthalma Botia superciliaris) and Nemacheilidae (Oreias dabryi Triplophysa stenura).