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Spined Loach (Cobitis taenia)

Observed: 26th June 2010 By: MickETalbotMickETalbot’s reputation in Fish
Spined Loach (Cobitis taenia)

From the upper river Witham, Plough pub end. Normaly a fast flowing river fish, the Witham, a real sleepy one. Point of interest, not caught with hook and line, but dragged from the swim that was being cleared by the angler.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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A couple of links to show the diference:

Barbatula barbatula, Stone Loach.

Cobitis taenia, Spined Loach.

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