Cobitis kaibarai Nakajima, 2012
- Type locality: Mitsuru River, Chikugo River system, Ukiha, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. 
- Holotype: TKPM-P17343
- Paratypes: MPM-FI1503, JNC015, 016, 018, KPM-NI29505, -NI9231
Etymology: The specific name is dedicated to the late Mr. Ekiken Kaibara who was the first real naturalist and biologist in Japan. He recorded the distribution of spined loaches from Chikushi (modern-day Fukuoka Prefecture), Kyushu Island for the first time (Kaibara 1709).