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Cobitis taenia Linnaeus 1758

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Cobitis taenia is a freshwater loach, native and distributed in Europe and in Asia, from the Atlantic drainages, the Baltic basin, the upper Volga and Ural drainages, to the northern Black Sea basin (except for the Danube). Adult specimens occur in slow-flowing and still waters with fine sandy substrates, where they filter sand for food particles. […]