Threatened fishes of the world: Paracobitis smithi (Greenwood, 1976) (Balitoridae)

Abstract

Common name: Sagmahi-ye gharzi (Farsi); blind loach (E). Conservation status: IUCN Red List (2007) as vulnerable (VU D2). Identification: Originally described as Noemacheilus smithi by Greenwood (1976) and transferred to the genus Paracobitis by Nalbant and Bianco (1998). The only eyeless, depigmented balitorid in Iran. The caudal fin is unusual in having… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10641-008-9423-x

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