Creek loach

Creek loach is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Schistura.

The Creek loach lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

identification of the Tulalip Creek loach I wrote about in as Misgurnus anguillicaudatus. As you can see in his message appended below, he mentions that another M. anguillicaudatus was recently found in the lower Columbia River. More

I believe the Tulalip Creek loach is one of these two loaches, and most likely M. anguillicaudatus. Photos I've seen on the Internet and in aquarium fish books have been rather unhelpful in identifying this fish, but it does appear to be of the genus Misgurnus. More

Common names

Creek loach in English
Gadaula in Nepali (नेपाली)
Kalterisistura in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Mřenka Beavanova in Czech (česky)
Mřenka drobná in Czech (česky)
比氏南鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
比氏南鳅 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Balitoridae
Genus : Schistura
Species : Schistura beavani
Authority : G