Afronemacheilus abyssinicus

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Afronemacheilus abyssinicus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae
Genus: Afronemacheilus
Species: A. abyssinicus
Binomial name
Afronemacheilus abyssinicus
(Boulenger, 1902)

Nemacheilus abyssinicus Boulenger, 1902

Afronemacheilus abyssinicus is a species of stone loach endemic to Ethiopia. It is known from the Blue Nile at its outlet from Tana Lake (the type locality), with records from the Omo and Baro Rivers.[1] This species can reach a length of 4 centimetres (1.6 in) TL.[2]


  1. ^ a b Getahun, A. (2010). "Nemacheilus abyssinicus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T181589A7685600. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T181589A7685600.en. Downloaded on 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2015). "Afronemacheilus abyssinicus" in FishBase. February 2015 version.