noun. slender freshwater fishes of Eurasia and Africa resembling catfishes.
- cypriniform fish
Example sentences of the word loach
In the wild, black kuhli loaches, like most loach varieties, inhabit rivers and streams that have good oxygenation.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The clown loach is referred to as a scaleless fish because it has very small scales that are embedded in its skin.