Recent Examples of loach from the Web
As Andy Coghlan explains in The New Scientist, the cave loach seems to have diverged from surface fish some 20,000 years ago, when receding ice age glaciers made the Danube-Aach caves accessible.
Once divers had caught several elusive cave loaches, researchers were able to conduct detailed genetic analyses.
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Origin and Etymology of loach
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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