Schistura kodaguensis

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Schistura kodaguensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Nemacheilidae
Genus: Schistura
Species: S. kodaguensis
Binomial name
Schistura kodaguensis
(Menon, 1987)[2]

Nemacheilus kodaguensis Menon, 1987

Schistura kodaguensis is a species of ray-finned fish, a stone loach, in the genus Schistura.[3] This species has been recorded from a single stream with a swift current and gravel bottowm in the Cauvery River system in Karnataka, India.[1] The specific name is derived from Kodagu District where the type specimen was collected.[4]


  1. ^ a b Ali, A.; Raghavan, R. (2011). "Nemacheilus kodaguensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T172444A6893324. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T172444A6893324.en.  Downloaded on 16 January 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). "Schistura kodaguensis" in FishBase. October 2017 version.
  3. ^ Kottelat, M. (2012). "Conspectus cobitidum: an inventory of the loaches of the world (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cobitoidei)" (PDF). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Supplement No. 26: 1–199. 
  4. ^ "Order CYPRINIFORMES: Family NEMACHEILIDAE (Stone Loaches)". The ETYFish Project Fish Name Etymology Database. Christopher Scharpf and Kenneth J. Lazara. 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2018.