Japanese spined loach (Cobitis takatsuensis)

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Japanese spined loach fact file

Japanese spined loach description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
FamilyCobitidae
GenusCobitis (1)

Information on the Japanese spined loach (Cobitis takatsuensis) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Japanese spined loach status

The Japanese spined loach is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Japanese spined loach, lateral view  
Japanese spined loach, lateral view

© Odyssey

Odyssey
Kanagawa-ken,
Japan

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