a genus of freshwater fish of the family Cobitidae. Maximum body length, 35 cm. There are more than 20 species in the USSR. Nemachilus strauchi has some commercial importance.
REFERENCEBerg, L. S. Ryby presnykh vod SSSR i sopredel’nykh stran, 4th ed., parts 1–2. Moscow-Leningrad, 1948–49.
G. I. LINDBERG