Parabotia curtus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Kissing loach
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Family:  Cobitidae (Loaches), subfamily: Botiinae
Max. size:  15 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Lake Biwa, Yodo River, and several rivers of the Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Considered endangered.
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 15 October 2015 (A3ce) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 11.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.07.16

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