Stone loach

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The Stone loach lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.8 - 7.5, dH range: 8 - 18 environment.

The Stone loach (Barbtula barbatula) is a species of ray-finned fish in the Balitoridae family. More

Stone Loach in Google Images * Barbatula barbatula in Google Images Search the Web: More about these sites . More

The stone loach is a common European species used as food. The spined loach is found from Europe to Japan and has a collapsible spine between and slightly below its eyes. Two related Asian families are known as suckerbelly loaches and hillstream loaches. More

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Stone Loach (in Nepal) Schistura savona Half Banded Loach Schistura scaturigina Cobitis scaturigina, C. subfusca, Nemacheilus mugah, N. scaturigina, N. schebbeuri, N. zonatus, Nemachilus mugah, N. shebbearei, N. scaturigina, N. More

Stone loach, in contrast, showed no hierarchical order or size-related shelter use. Only burbot showed a significant relationship between the ability to occupy the preferred shelter and the somatic growth. More

In Response To: The Stone Loach Edit (Martin Thoene) Hi Martin. More

tissues from stone loach, relatively minor changes were quantified in specific mRNA and metallothionein concentrations. Throughout the experimental period, tissue concentrations of zinc and copper were determined in the liver, kidney and gills of the rainbow trout and stone loach. More

Stone Loach where I am (in the UK) is Barbatula barbatula, but there are several other different species with the catch-all commmon name of Stone Loach. More

Fantastic fact: If found, Stone Loaches stay still, relying on their camouflage for protection. More

Common names

Ezo-hotokedojô in Japanese (日本語)
Kylkijuovanuoliainen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Mřenka hokaidská in Czech (česky)
Nikkonschmerle in German (Deutsch)
Stone loach in English
エゾホトケドジョウ in Japanese (日本語)
短体北鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
短體北鰍 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Balitoridae
Genus : Lefua
Species : Lefua nikkonis
Authority : Jordan & Fowler, 1903