Beaufortia (fish)

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Beaufortia kweichowensis.jpg
Beaufortia kweichowensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Gastromyzontidae
Genus: Beaufortia
Hora, 1932

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Beaufortia is a genus of gastromyzontid loaches from China and mainland Southeast Asia.


There are currently 16 species recognized in this genus though the generic placement of some and validity of others are questionable:[1]


  1. ^ Kottelat, M. (2012): Conspectus cobitidum: an inventory of the loaches of the world (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cobitoidei). Archived February 11, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Suppl. No. 26: 1-199.