New Taxa 2016

Authors in alphabetical order

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Y Z

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  • Abdussamad, E.M., Sukumaran, S., Ratheesh, A.K.O., Koya, K.M., Koya, K.P.S., Rohit, P., Reader, S., Akhilesh, K.V. & Gopalakrishnan, A. (2016): Scomber indicus, a new species of mackerel (Scombridae: Scombrini) from Eastern Arabian Sea.

  • Acero P., A., Tavera, J.J., Anguila, R. & Hernández, L. (2016): A New Southern Caribbean Species of Angel Shark (Chondrichthyes, Squaliformes [sic!], Squatinidae), Including Phylogeny and Tempo of Diversification of American Species.

  • Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2016): Descriptions of two new gobies (Gobiidae: Amblygobius) from the tropical western Pacific Ocean.

  • Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2016): Lubricogobius tunicatus, a new species of goby (Pisces: Gobiidae) from Papua New Guinea and the first record of L. ornatus from the East Indies.

  • Allen, G.R., Erdmann, M.V. & Yusmalinda, N.L.A. (2016): Review of the Indo-Pacific Flasherwrasses of the genus Paracheilinus (Perciformes: Labridae), with descriptions of three new species.

  • Allen, G.R., Unmack, P.J. & Hadiaty, R.K. (2016): Pseudomugil luminatus, a new species of Blue-eye (Teleostei: Pseudomugilidae) from southern New Guinea, with notes on P. gertrudae.
    • Pseudomugil luminatus Allen et al., 2016
      • Fishes of Sahul, 30 (1): 950-961.

  • Allen, G.R., Unmack, P.J. & Hadiaty, R.K. (2016): The Goldiei group of rainbowfishes (Melanotaeniidae) from the Birds Neck Region of New Guinea (Papua and West Papua Provinces, Indonesia) with descriptions of five new species and recognition of Melanotaenia dumasi Weber.

  • Alwan, N.H., Zareian, H. & Esmaeili, H.R. (2016): Capoeta coadi, a new species of cyprinid fish from the Karun River drainage, Iran based on morphological and molecular evidences (Teleostei, Cyprinidae).

  • Anderson, M.E., Somerville, R. & Copley, J.T. (2016): A new species of Pachycara Zugmayer, 1911 (Teleostei: Zoarcidae) from deep-sea chemosynthetic environments in the Caribbean Sea.

  • Anderson, W.D., Jr., Greene, B.D. & Rocha, L.A. (2016): Grammatonotus brianne, a new callanthiid fish from Philippine waters, with short accounts of two other Grammatonotus from the Coral Triangle.

  • Andrade, M.C., Jégu, M. & Giarrizzo, T. (2016): A new large species of Myloplus (Characiformes, Serrasalmidae) from the Rio Madeira basin, Brazil.

  • Andrade, M.C., Jégu, M. & Giarrizzo, T. (2016): Tometes kranponhah and Tometes ancylorhynchus (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae), two new phytophagous serrasalmids, and the first Tometes species described from the Brazilian Shield.

  • Andrade, M.C., Ota, R.P., Bastos, D.A. & Jégu, M. (2016): A new large Myloplus Gill 1896 from rio Negro basin, Brazilian Amazon (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae).

  • Angulo, A., Baldwin, C.C. & Robertson, D.R. (2016): A new species of Leptoderma Vaillant, 1886 (Osmeriformes: Alepocephalidae) from the Pacific coast of Central America.

  • Aquino, A.E. & Sabaj Pérez, M.H. (2016): Oxyropsis ephippia, a New Hypoptopomatine Catfish (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Guyana.

  • Ardila Rodríguez, C.A. (2016): Astroblepus floridablancaensis sp. nov. una nueva Especie de Janbonero (Siluriformes: Astroblepidae) del Municipio de Floridablanca, Departamento de Santander – Colombia.
    • Astroblepus floridablancaensis Ardila Rodríguez, 2016
      • Peces del Departamento de Santander – Colombia, 8 1-20.

  • Ardila Rodriguez, C.A. (2016): Cinco nuevas especies de peces Trichomycterus para la región Caribe – Colombia.

  • Ardila Rodriguez, C.A. (2016): Trichomycterus torcoromaensis sp. nov. (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) una nueva especie de pez de la quebrada Torcoroma, cuenca del río Magdalena Departamento de Norte de Santander – Colombia.

  • Armbruster, J.W. & Lujan, N.K. (2016): A new species of Peckoltia from the Upper Orinoco (Siluriformes, Loricariidae).

  • Arunachalam, M., Chinnaraja, S. & Mayden, R.L. (2016): Description of a new species of Hypselobarbus from Kerala region of Western Ghats, peninsular India (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).

  • Arunachalam, M., Chinnaraja, S. & Mayden, R.L. (2016): On the identities of Hypselobarbus pulchellus (Day, 1870), H. dobsoni (Day, 1876), H. jerdoni (Day, 1870), and H. maciveri Annandale 1919 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), with the description of a new species of Hypselobarbus from peninsular India.

  • Arunachalam, M., Chinnaraja, S. & Mayden, R.L. (2016): On the Identity of Barbus (=Hypselobarbus) gracilis Jerdon and description of a new species of Hypselobarbus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Western Ghats, peninsular India.

  • Arunachalam, M., Chinnaraja, S. & Mayden, R.L. (2016): Remarkable Rediscovery of Barbus (=Hypselobarbus) mussullah (Sykes) after 175 years of hiatus and description of a new species of Hypselobarbus Bleeker from peninsular India (Cyprinidae: Cypriniformes).

  • Arunachalam, M., Chinnaraja, S., Sivakumar, P. & Mayden, R.L. (2016): Description of a new species of large barb of the genus Hypselobarbus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Kali River, Karnataka region of Western Ghats, peninsular India.

  • Azevedo-Santos, V.M. & Benine, R.C. (2016): A new species of Moenkhausia (Characiformes, Characidae) from the Içá River, Amazon Basin, northern Brazil.

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  • Baldwin, C.C., Robertson, D.R., Nonaka, A. & Tornabene, L. (2016): Two new deep-reef basslets (Teleostei, Grammatidae, Lipogramma), with comments on the eco-evolutionary relationships of the genus.
    • Lipogramma haberi Baldwin et al., 2016
    • need to be mandatorily changed to Lipogramma haberorum Baldwin et al., 2016
    • Lipogramma levinsoni Baldwin et al., 2016

  • Baldwin, C.C., Pitassy, D.E. & Robertson, D.R. (2016): A new deep-reef scorpionfish (Teleostei, Scorpaenidae, Scorpaenodes) from the southern Caribbean with comments on depth distributions and relationships of western Atlantic members of the genus.

  • Ballen, G.A., Pastana, M.N.L. & Peixoto, L.A.W. (2016): A new species of Farlowella (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) of the F. nattereri species-group from the rio Xingu basin, Mato Grosso, Brazil, with comments on Farlowella jauruensis, a poorly-known species from the upper rio Paraguai basin.

  • Ballen, G.A., Urbano-Bonilla, A. & Maldonado-Ocampo, J.A. (2016): Description of a new species of the genus Chaetostoma from the Orinoco River drainage with comments on Chaetostoma milesi Fowler, 1941 (Siluriformes: Loricariidae).

  • Balushkin, A.V. & Zhukov, M.Y. (2016): Polytypy of the genus Zanclorhynchus (Zanclorhynchinae: Congiopodidae): Description of the new species Z. сhereshnevi sp. n. from the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean.

  • Barbosa, M.A. & Katz, A.M. (2016): A new species of the catfish genus Trichomycterus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the Paranaíba basin, Central Brazil.

  • Basumatary, S., Choudhury, H., Baishya, R.A., Sarma, D. & Vishwanath, W. (2016): Badis pancharatnaensis, a new percoid fish species from Brahmaputra River drainage, Assam, India (Teleostei: Badidae).

  • Birindelli, J.L.O. & Teixeira, T.F. (2016): Two new species of Leporinus Agassiz, 1929 (Characiformes: Anostomidae) from tributaries of the lower Amazon basin in Brazil.
    • Leporinus multimaculatus Birindelli & Teixeira, 2016
    • Leporinus torrenticola Birindelli & Teixeira, 2016

  • Bogorodsky, S.V., Suzuki, T. & Mal, A.O. (2016): Description of a new species of Priolepis (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Red Sea, a new record of Priolepis compita, and a distributional range extension of Trimma fishelsoni.

  • Bohlen, J. & Šlechtová, V. (2016): Leptobotia bellacauda, a new species of loach from the lower Yangtze basin in China (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Botiidae).

  • Bragança, P.H.N.d., Ottoni, F.P. & Rangel-Pereira, F.S. (2016): Hyphessobrycon sergipanus, a new substitute name for H. ellisae Bragança, Ottoni & Rangel-Pereira, 2015 (Teleostei: Characidae).

  • Britto, M.R., Fukakusa, C.K. & Malabarba, L.R. (2016): New species of Scleromystax Günther, 1864 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) – extending the meridional distribution of genera endemic to the Atlantic Forest.

  • Britzke, R., Nielsen, D.T.B. & Oliveira, C. (2016): Description of two new species of annual fishes of the Hypsolebias antenori species group (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae), from Northeast Brazil.

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  • Calegari, B.B. & Reis, R.E. (in press): New species of the miniature genus Gelanoglanis (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae) from the Tocantins River basin (Brazil) and osteological description of G. nanonocticolus.

  • Cardoso, Y.P., Brancolini, F., Paracampo, A., Lizarralde, M., Covain, R. & Montoya-Burgos, J.I. (2016): Hypostomus formosae, a new catfish species from the Paraguay River Basin with redescription of H. boulengeri (Siluriformes: Loricariidae).

  • Carvalho, M.R.d. (2016): Description of two extraordinary new species of freshwater stingrays of the genus Potamotrygon endemic to the rio Tapajós basin, Brazil (Chondrichthyes: Potamotrygonidae), with notes on other Tapajós stingrays.

  • Carvalho, M.R.d. (2016): Potamotrygon rex, a new species of Neotropical freshwater stingray (Chondrichthyes: Potamotrygonidae) from the middle and upper rio Tocantins, Brazil, closely allied to Potamotrygon henlei (Castelnau, 1855).

  • Carvalho, M.R.d., Loboda, T.S. & Silva, J.P.C.B.d. (2016): A new subfamily, Styracurinae, and new genus, Styracura, for Himantura schmardae (Werner, 1904) and Himantura pacifica (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1941) (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes).
    • Styracurinae subfam. n. Carvalho et al., 2016
    • Type genus: Styracura gen. n. Carvalho et al., 2016
    • Type species: Trygon schmardae Werner, 1904

  • Carvalho, M.R.d., Rosa, R.S. & Araújo, M.L.G. (2016): A new species of Neotropical freshwater stingray (Chondrichthyes: Potamotrygonidae) from the Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil: the smallest species of Potamotrygon.

  • Carvalho, M.R.d. & White, W.T. (2016): Narcine baliensis, a new species of electric ray from southeast Asia (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes).

  • Carvalho, T.P., Lundberg, J.G., Baskin, J.N., Friel, J.P. & Reis, R.E. (2016): A new species of the blind and miniature genus Micromyzon Friel and Lundberg, 1996 (Silurifomes: Aspredinidae) from the Orinoco River: describing catish diversity using high-resolution computed tomography.

  • Carvalho-Filho, A. Macena, B.C.L. & Nunes, D.M. (2016): A new species of Anthiadinae (Teleostei: Serranidae) from São Pedro and São Paulo Archipelago, Brazil, Equatorial Atlantic.

  • Chamon, C.C. & Sousa, L.M. (in press): A new species of the leopard pleco genus Pseudacanthicus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Rio Xingu, Brazil.

  • Chen, Y.-Q., Peng, C.-L. & Zhang, E (2016): Sinocyclocheilus guanyangensis, a new species of cavefish from the Li-Jiang basin of Guangxi, China (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

  • Cherobim, A.M., Lazzarotto, H. & Langeani, F. (2016): A new species of the catfish Neoplecostomus (Loricariidae: Neoplecostominae) from a coastal drainage in southeastern Brazil.

  • Collier, G.E. (2016): The Rivulus of Guatemala: Rivulus tenuis Meek, 1904, Rivulus godmani Regan, 1907 and Rivulus degreefi sp. nov.
    • Rivulus degreefi Collier, 2016 = Cynodonichthys degreefi (Collier, 2016)
      • Journal of the American Killifish Association, 49 (2): 34-47.

  • Concha, F.J., Ebert, D.A. & Long, D.J. (2016): Notoraja martinezi sp. nov., a new species of deepwater skate and the first record of the genus Notoraja Ishiyama, 1958 (Rajiformes: Arhynchobatidae) from the eastern Pacific Ocean.

  • Conway, K.W. & Pinion, A.K. (2016): Psilorhynchus tysoni, a new species of torrent minnow from the Salween River drainage, western Thailand (Teleostei: Psilorhynchidae).

  • Costa, W.J.E.M. (2016): Comparative morphology and classification of South American cynopoeciline killifishes (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae), with notes on family-group names used for aplocheiloids.
    • Leptopanchax gen. n. Costa, 2016
    • Type species: Cynolebias citrinipinnis Costa et al., 1988
    • Poecilopanchax subgen. n. Costa, 2016
    • Type species: Cynopoecilus notabilis Ferrer et al., 2014

  • Costa, W.J.E.M. (2016): Comparative morphology, phylogenetic relationships, and taxonomic revision of South American killifishes of the Melanorivulus zygonectes species group (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae).

  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Amorim, P.F. & Mattos, J.L. (2016): A new species of inseminating seasonal killifish of the Cynopoecilus melanotaenia complex from southern Brazil (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae).

  • Cramer, C.A. & Melo de Sousa, L. (2016): A New Species of Tiger Pleco Panaqolus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Xingu Basin, Brazil.

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  • Dagosta, F.C.P & Marinho, M.M.F. (2016): A new species of Moenkhausia Eigenmann (Characiformes: Characidae) from the rio Arinos basin, Brazil.

  • Dagosta, F.C.P., Marinho, M.M.F., Camelier, P. & Lima, F.C.T. (2016): A New Species of Hyphessobrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) from the Upper Rio Juruena Basin, Central Brazil, with a Redescription of H. cyanotaenia.

  • Dahanukar, N., Raghavan, R., Ali, A. & Britz, R. (2016): Amblyceps accari, a new species of torrent catfish (Teleostei: Amblycipitidae) from the Western Ghats of India.

  • Darshan, A., Kachari, A., Dutta, R., Ganguly, A. & Das, D.N. (2016): Amblyceps waikhomi, a New Species of Catfish (Siluriformes: Amblycipitidae) from the Brahmaputra Drainage of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

  • Datovo, A., Aquino, P.d.P.U.d. & Langeani, F. (2016): A new species of Ituglanis (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the Tocantins and Paranaíba river basins, central Brazil, with remarks on the systematics of the genus.

  • de Oliveira, R.R., Rapp Py-Daniel, L., Zawadzki, C.H. & Zuanon, J. (2016): Two new Amazonian species of Ancistrus with vestigial adipose fin, with an appraisal on adipose fin loss in neotropical armoured catfishes (Teleostei: Loricariidae).

  • Delventhal, N.R., Mooi, R.D., Bogorodsky, S.V. & Mal, A.O. (2016): A review of the Callogobius (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Red Sea with the description of a new species.

  • Deng, H., Wen, H., Xiao, N. & Zhou, J. (2016): A new blind species of the cave genus Oreonectes from Guizhou, China (Nemacheilinae).

  • Deng, H., Xiao, N., Hou, X. & Zhou, J. (2016): A new species of the genus Oreonectes (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from Guizhou, China.

  • Doadrio, I., Casal-López, M. & Perea, S. (2016): Taxonomic remarks on Barbus moulouyensis Pellegrin, 1924 (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) with the description of a new species of Luciobarbus Heckel, 1843 from Morocco.

  • Doadrio, I., Casal-López, M., Perea, S. & Yahyaoui, A. (2016): Taxonomy of rheophilic Luciobarbus Heckel, 1842 (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) from Morocco with the description of two new species.
    • Luciobarbus guercifensis Doadrio, Perea & Yahyaoui, 2016
    • Luciobarbus zayanensis Doadrio, Casal-López & Yahyaoui, 2016

  • Domínguez-Domínguez, O., Bernal-Zuñiga, D.M. & Piller, K.R. (2016): Two new species of the genus Xenotoca Hubbs and Turner, 1939 (Teleostei, Goodeidae) from central-western Mexico.

  • Dutra, G.M., Penido, I.d.S., Mello, G.d.G.C. & Pessali, T.C. (2016): Two new species of Cyphocharax (Teleostei: Characiformes: Curimatidae) from headwaters of the Jequitinhonha and São Francisco river basins, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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  • Ebert, D.A., Straube, N., Leslie, R.W. & Weigmann, S. (2016): Etmopterus alphus n. sp.: a new lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from the south-western Indian Ocean.

  • Endruweit, M., Yang, J. & Liu, S. (2016): A new river loach from the main channel of the upper Mekong in Yunnan (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae).

  • Esmaeili, H.R., Sayyadzadeh, G., Coad, B.W. & Eagderi, S. (2016): Review of the genus Garra Hamilton, 1822 in Iran with description of a new species: a morpho-molecular approach (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

  • Esmaeili, H.R., Sayyadzadeh, G. & Seehausen, O. (2016): Iranocichla persa, a new cichlid species from southern Iran (Teleostei, Cichlidae).

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  • Farias, C., Ordines, F., García-Ruiz, C. & Fricke, R. (2016): Protogrammus alboranensis n. sp. (Teleostei: Callionymidae), a new species of dragonet from the Alboran Sea, western Mediterranean Sea.

  • Fraser, T.H. (2016): A new species of cardinalfish (Gymnapogon, Gymnapogonini, Apogonidae, Percomorpha) from the Philippines.

  • Fraser, T.H. & Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): A new genus and species of cardinalfish (Percomorpha, Apogonidae, Sphaeramiini) from the coastal waters of Vietnam: luminescent or not?

  • Fernandez-Silva, I., Randall, J.E., Golani, D., Bogorodsky, S.V. (2016): Mulloidichthys flavolineatus flavicaudus Fernandez-Silva & Randall (Perciformes, Mullidae), a new subspecies of goatfish from the Red Sea and Arabian Sea.

  • Freyhof, J. (2016): Oxynoemacheilus karunensis, a new species from the Persian Gulf basin Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

  • Freyhof, J., Abdullah, Y.S., Ararat, K., Ibrahim, H. & Geiger, M.F. (2016): Eidinemacheilus proudlovei, a new subterranean loach from Iraqi Kurdistan (Teleostei; Nemacheilidae).

  • Freyhof, J., Geiger, M.F., Golzarianpour, K. & Patimar, R. (2016): Sasanidus, a new generic name for Noemacheilus kermanshahensis Banarescu & Nalbant, with discussion of Ilamnemacheilus and Schistura (Teleostei; Nemacheilidae).
    • Sasanidus gen. n. Freyhof et al., 2016
    • Type species: Noemacheilus kermanshahensis Banarescu & Nalbant, 1966

  • Fricke, R. (2016): Callionymus alisae, a new species of dragonet from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Callionymidae).

  • Fricke, R. (2016): Synchiropus novaehiberniensis, a new species of dragonet from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with a review of subgenus Synchiropus (Neosynchiropus) and description of a new subgenus (Teleostei: Callionymidae).

  • Fricke, R., Chen, J.-N. & Chen, W.-J. (2016): New case of lateral asymmetry in fishes: A new subfamily, genus and species of deep water clingfishes from Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean.
    • Protogobiesocinae subfam. n. Fricke et al., 2016
    • Type genus: Protogobiesox n. gen. Fricke et al., 2016
    • Type species: Protogobiesox asymmetricus Fricke et al., 2016

  • Fricke, R., Golani, D. & Appelbaum-Golani, B. (2016): Diplodus levantinus (Teleostei: Sparidae), a new species of sea bream from the southeastern Mediterranean Sea of Israel, with a checklist and a key to the species of the Diplodus sargus species group.

  • Friel, J.P. & Carvalho, T.P. (2016): A new species of Amaralia Fowler (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from the Paraná-Paraguay River Basin.

  • Fukui, Y. & Motomura, H. (2016): Terelabrus flavocephalus sp. nov., a new hogfish (Perciformes: Labridae) from the Maldives, Indian Ocean.

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  • García-Melo, L.J., Villa-Navarro, F.A. & Donascimiento, C. (2016): A new species of Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the upper río Magdalena basin, Colombia.

  • Gill, A.C. & Pogonoski, J.J. (2016): Pseudotrichonotus belos new species, first record of the fish family Pseudotrichonotidae from Australia (Teleostei: Aulopiformes).

  • Gill, A.C. & Senou, H. (2016): Pseudochromis yamasakii, new species of dottyback fish from Japan (Teleostei: Pseudochromidae: Pseudochrominae).

  • Gill, A.C., Tea, Y.-K. & Senou, H. (2016): Plectranthias takasei, new species of anthiadine fish from southern Japan (Teleostei: Serranidae).

  • Giora, J. & Malabarba, L.R. (2016): Gymnotus refugio, a new and endangered species of electric fish of the Gymnotus pantherinus species-group from southern Brazil (Gymnotiformes: Gymnotidae) .

  • Greenfield, D.W. & Jewett, S.L. (2016): Two new dwarfgobies from the Indian and Western Pacific Oceans (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota).

  • Greenfield, D.W. & Randall, J.E. (2016): A review of the dwarfgobies of Fiji, including descriptions of five new species (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota).

  • Greenfield, D.W. & Winterbottom, R. (2016): Three new dwarfgobies from the western Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota).

  • Guedes, T.L.O., Oliveira, E.F. & Lucinda, P.H.F. (2016): A new species of Bryconops (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae) from the upper rio Tocantins drainage, Brazil.

  • Gurumayum, S.D. & Kosygin, L. (2016): Garra tamangi, a new species of cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.

  • Gurumayum, S.D. & Tamang, L. (2016): Channa pomanensis, a new species of snakehead (Teleostei: Channidae) from Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.

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  • Harold, A.S., Kemp, I.M. & Shore, S.K. (2016): A new species of Polyipnus (Teleostei: Stomiiformes) from the western Pacific, with comments on the P. triphanos species complex.

  • Hata, H. & Motomura, H. (2016): Two new species of the genus Encrasicholina (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae): E. intermedia from the western Indian Ocean and E. gloria from the Persian Gulf, Red Sea and Mediterranean.

  • Henschel, E. (2016): A new catfish species of the Trichomycterus hasemani group (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), from the Branco river basin, northern Brazil.

  • Hernández-Acevedo, J.H., Machado-Allison, A. & Lasso, C.A. (2016): Aequidens superomaculatum (Teleostei: Cichlidae) una nueva especie del alto Orinoco y Río Negro, Venezuela / Aequidens superomaculatum (Teleostei: Cichlidae) a new species from the upper Orinoco and Río Negro, Venezuela.

  • Hibino, Y., McCosker, J.E. & Kimura, S. (2016): A new species of Apterichtus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from the Marquesas Islands.

  • Hidaka, K., Tsukamoto, Y. & Iwatsuki, Y. (2016): Nemoossis, a new genus for the eastern Atlantic long-fin bonefish Pterothrissus belloci Cadenat 1937 and a redescription of P. gissu Hilgendorf 1877 from the northwestern Pacific.

  • Ho, H.-C., Chen, J.-P. & Shao, K.-T. (2016): A new species of the lizardfish genus Synodus (Aulopiformes: Synodontidae) from the western Pacific Ocean.

  • Ho, H.-C., Kawai, T. & Amaoka, K. (2016): Records of deep-sea anglerfishes (Lophiiformes: Ceratioidei) from Indonesia, with descriptions of three new species.
    • Bufoceratias microcephalus Ho et al., 2016
    • Oneirodes amaokai Ho & Kawai, 2016
    • Oneirodes quadrinema Ho et al., 2016

  • Ho, H.-C. & Ma, W.-C. (2016): Revision of southern African species of the anglerfish genus Chaunax (Lophiiformes: Chaunacidae), with descriptions of three new species.

  • Ho, H.-C., Meleppura, R.K. & Bineesh, K.K. (2016): Chaunax multilepis sp. nov., a new species of Chaunax (Lophiiformes: Chaunacidae) from the northern Indian Ocean.

  • Hoese, D.F., Shibukawa, K. & Johnson, J.W. (2016): Description of a new species of Tomiyamichthys from Australia with a discussion of the generic name.

  • Huang, S.-P., Chen, I-S. & Shao, K-T. (2016): A new species of Microphysogobio (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Fujian Province, China, and a molecular phylogenetic analysis of Microphysogobio species from southeastern China and Taiwan.

  • Huang, S.-P., Chen, I-S., Yung, M.M.N. & Shao, K.-T. (2016): The Recognition and Molecular Phylogeny of Mugilogobius mertoni Complex (Teleostei: Gobiidae), with Description of a New Cryptic Species of M. flavomaculatus from Taiwan.

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  • Iwatsuki, Y., Al-Mamry, J.M. & Heemstra, P.C. (2016): Validity of a blue stripe snapper, Lutjanus octolineatus (Cuvier 1828) and a related species, L. bengalensis (Bloch 1790) with a new species (Pisces; Lutjanidae) from the Arabian Sea.

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  • Jaafar, Z., Polgar, G. & Zamroni, Y. (2016): Description of a new species of Periophthalmus (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Lesser Sunda Islands.

  • Jouladeh-Roudbar, A., Eagderi, S., Ghanavi, H.R. & Doadrio, I. (2016): Taxonomic review of the genus Capoeta Valenciennes, 1842 (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) from central Iran with the description of a new species.

  • Jouladeh-Roudbar, A., Eagderi, S. & Hosseinpour, T. (2016): Oxynoemacheilus freyhofi, a new nemacheilid species (Teleostei, Nemacheilidae) from the Tigris basin, Iran.

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  • Kaga, T. (2016): A new jellynose, Ateleopus edentatus, from the western Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Ateleopodiformes: Ateleopodidae).

  • Kang, Z., Chen, Y. & He, D. (2016): Pareuchiloglanis hupingshanensis, a new species of the glyptosternine catfish (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) from the middle Yangtze River, China.

  • Kangrang, P., Thoni, R.J., Mayden, R.L. & Beamish, F.W.H. (2016): Garra fluviatilis, a new hillstream fish species (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from the Kwai Noi River system, Mae Khlong basin, Thailand.

  • Katwate, U., Jadhav, S., Kumkar, P., Raghavan, R. & Dahanukar, N. (2016): Pethia sanjaymoluri, a new species of barb (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the northern Western Ghats, India.

  • Kawai, T. (2016): Peristedion richardsi sp. nov. (Actinopterygii: Teleostei: Peristediidae) from Indonesian waters, with synonymy between Peristedion riversandersoni Alcock, 1894 and Peristedion nierstraszi Weber, 1913.

  • Keith, P., Lord, C., Boseto, D. & Ebner, B.C. (2016): A new species of Lentipes (Gobiidae) from the Solomon Islands.
    • Lentipes kolobangara Keith et al., 2016
      • Cybium, 40 (2): 139-146.

  • Khaefi, R., Esmaeili, H.R., Sayyadzadeh, G., Geiger, M.F. & Freyhof, J. (2016): Squalius namak, a new chub from Lake Namak basin in Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

  • Knight, J.D.M., Rai, A., D’Souza, R.K.P., Philip, S. & Dahanukar, N. (2016): Hypselobarbus bicolor, a new species of large barb (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Western Ghats of India.

  • Kotlyar, A.N. (2016): Revision of the Genus Melamphaes (Melamphaidae). 5. Oligo-Raker Species: M. indicus, M. eurous, and M. typhlops.

  • Kotylar, A.N. (2016): Revision of the genus Melamphaes (Melamphaidae): 6. oligo-raker species: M. papavereus, M. simus, M. hubbsi.

  • Kovacic, M., Bogorodsky, S.V. & Mal, A.O. (2016): A new species of Coryogalops (Perciformes: Gobiidae) and the first adult record of Feia nympha from the Red Sea.

  • Kovacic, M., Ordines, F. & Schliewen, U.K. (2016): A new species of Speleogobius (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Western Mediterraenean Sea.

  • Kovacic, M. & Šanda, R. (2016): A new species of Gobius (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Mediterranean Sea and the redescription of Gobius bucchichi.

  • Kullander, S.O. & Norén, M. (2016): Danio htamanthinus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), a new species of miniature cyprinid fish from the Chindwin River in Myanmar.

  • Kumkar, P., Katwate, U., Raghavan, R. & Dahanukar, N. (2016): Balitora chipkali, a new species of stone loach (Teleostei: Balitoridae) from the northern Western Ghats of India, with a note on the distribution of B. laticauda.

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  • Lalhlimpuia, D.V., Lalronunga, S. & Lalramliana, L. (2016): Channa aurantipectoralis, a new species of snakehead from Mizoram, north-eastern India (Teleostei: Channidae).

  • Lalramliana, L., Lalhlimpuia, D.v, Solo, B. & Vanramliana, V. (2016): Physoschistura chhimtuipuiensis, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from Mizoram, north-eastern India.

  • Lamboj, A., Trummer, F. & Metscher, B.D. (2016): Wallaceochromis gen. nov., a new chromidotilapiine cichlid genus (Pisces: Perciformes) from West Africa.

  • Last, P.R., Bogorodsky, S.V. & Alpermann, T.J. (2016): Maculabatis ambigua sp. nov., a new whipray (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from the Western Indian Ocean.

  • Last, P.R. & Bussarawit, S. (2016): A new legskate, Sinobatis andamanensis (Rajiformes: Anacanthobatidae), from the Andaman Sea (northeastern Indian Ocean).

  • Last, P.R., Henderson, A.C. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2016): Acroteriobatus omanensis (Batoidea: Rhinobatidae), a new guitarfish from the Gulf of Oman.

  • Last, P.R., Kyne, P.M. & Compagno, L.J.V. (2016): A new species of wedgefish Rhynchobatus cooki (Rhinopristiformes, Rhinidae) from the Indo–West Pacific.

  • Last, P.R., Naylor, G.J.P. & Manjaji-Matsumoto, B.M. (2016): A revised classification of the family Dasyatidae (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes) based on new morphological and molecular insights.
    • Brevitrygon n. gen. Last et al., 2016
    • Type species: Dasyatis javaensis Last & White, 2013
    • Fluvitrygon n. gen. Last et al., 2016
    • Type species: Himantura signifer Compagno & Roberts, 1982
    • Fontitrygon n. gen. Last et al., 2016
    • Type species: Trygon margarita Günther, 1870
    • Maculabatis n. gen. Last et al., 2016
    • Type species: Trygon gerrardi Gray, 1851
    • Megatrygon n. gen. Last et al., 2016
    • Type species: Trygon microps Annandale, 1908
    • Pateobatis n. gen. Last et al., 2016
    • Type species: Trygon uarnacoides Bleeker, 1852
    • Telatrygon n. gen. Last et al., 2016
    • Type species: Trygon zugei Müller & Henle, 1841
    • Neotrygoninae subfam. nov. Last et al., 2016
    • Type genus: Neotrygon Castelnau, 1873

  • Last, P.R. Séret, B. (2016): A new Eastern Central Atlantic skate Raja parva sp. nov. (Rajoidei: Rajidae) belonging to the Raja miraletus species complex.

  • Last, P.R., Séret, B. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2016): A new species of guitarfish, Rhinobatos borneensis sp. nov. with a redefinition of the family-level classification in the order Rhinopristiformes (Chondrichthyes: Batoidea).
    • Glaucostegidae fam. nov. Last et al., 2016
    • Type genus: Glaucostegus Bonaparte, 1846
    • Trygonorrhinidae fam. nov. Last et al., 2016
    • Type genus: Trygonorrhina Müller & Henle, 1838
    • Pseudobatos n. gen. Last et al., 2016
    • Type species: Rhinobatus glaucostigma Jordan & Gilbert, 1883
    • Rhinobatos borneensis Last et al., 2016

  • Last, P.R., Stewart, A.L. & Séret, B. (2016): A new temperate deepwater skate of the genus Bathyraja (Rajoidei: Arhynchobatidae) from the South-West Pacific.

  • Last, P.R., Weigmann, S. & Dumale, D. (2016): A new skate genus Orbiraja (Rajiformes: Rajidae) from the Indo-West Pacific.

  • Last, P.R., Weigmann, S. & Yang, L. (2016): Changes to the nomenclature of the skates (Chondrichthyes: Rajiformes).
    • nomanclatural changes:
    • resurrectiion of the family Gurgesiellidae
    • elevation of subgenus Schroederobatis to generic level
    • resurrection of Springeria from subgeneric rank as a valid genus-level taxon
    • reassignment of species to the genus Dentiraja
    • resurrection of Dipturus intermedius as a valid species from synoymy with D. batis
    • resurrection of the tribe Pavorajini McEachran, 1984
    • erection of new tribes:
      • Bathyrajini n. tribe
      • type genus: Bathyraja
      • Crurirajini n. tribe
      • type genus: Cruriraja
        • Pp. 11-34 in Last, P.R. & Yearsley, G.K. (Eds) (2016): Rays of the World: Supplementary information. CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection.

  • Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Kyne, P.M. (2016): Urogymnus acanthobothrium sp. nov., a new euryhaline whipray (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from Australia and Papua New Guinea.

  • Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Naylor, G. (2016): Three new stingrays (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from the Indo–West Pacific.

  • Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Séret, B. (2016): Taxonomic status of maskrays of the Neotrygon kuhlii species complex (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae) with the description of three new species from the Indo-West Pacific.
    • Neotrygon australiae Last et al., 2016
    • Neotrygon caeruleopunctata Last et al., 2016
    • Neotrygon orientale Last et al., 2016

  • Lavoué, S. (2016): Petrocephalus leo, a new species of African electric fish (Osteoglossomorpha: Mormyridae) from the Oubangui River basin (Congo basin).

  • Lee, M.-Y., Munroe, T.A. & Kai, Y. (2016): Description of a new cryptic species of tonguefish (Pleuronectiformes: Cynoglossidae: Symphurus) from shallow waters off Japan.

  • Li, S., Konings, A.F. & Stauffer, J.R. Jr. (2016): A Revision of the Pseudotropheus elongatus species group (Teleostei: Cichlidae) With Description of a New Genus and Seven New Species.
    • Chindongo n. gen. Li et al., 2016
    • Type species: Chindongo bellicosus Li et al., 2016
    • Cynotilapia chilundu Li et al., 2016
    • Metriaclima flavicauda Li et al., 2016 [note: because of unresolved status of Metriaclima, which is treated by several authors as synonym of Maylandia, both new Metriaclima species might be placed in Maylandia.]
    • Metriaclima usisyae Li et al., 2016
    • Tropheops biriwera Li et al., 2016
    • Tropheops kamtambo Li et al., 2016 [note: species was named T. mtambokuda in Li’s Dissertation of 2014 with almost same title]
    • Tropheops kumwera Li et al., 2016

  • Li, S., Liu, X., Jiang, W., Bai, Y., Huang, T. & Wang, J. (2016): The complete mtDNA genome of suspected natural Bagridae hybridization (Pelteobagrus olimcorporis sp.nov): genome characterization and phylogenetic analysis.

  • Londoño-Burbano, A. & Reis, R.E. (2016): Taxonomic revision and phylogenetic relationships of Dasyloricaria Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1979 (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), with description of a new species.

  • Loureiro, M., Zarucki, M., Malabarba, L.R. & González-Bergonzoni, I. (2016): A new species of Gymnogeophagus Miranda Ribeiro from Uruguay (Teleostei: Cichliformes).

  • Lyon, R.G., Geiger, M.F. & Freyhof, J. (2016): Garra sindhi, a new species from the Jebel Samhan Nature Reserve in Oman (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

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  • Manjaji-Matsumoto, B.M. & Last, P.R. (2016): Two new whiprays, Maculabatis arabica sp. nov. and M. bineeshi sp. nov. (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae), from the northern Indian Ocean.

  • Marinho, M.M.F., Dagosta, F.C.P., Camelier, P. & Lima, F.C.T. (2016): Description of a New Species of Moenkhausia (Characiformes, Characidae) from the Upper Rio Tapajós Basin, Brazil.

  • Marinho, M.M.F., Dagosta, F.C.P., Camelier, P. & Oyakawa, O.T. (2016): A name for the ‘blueberry tetra’, an aquarium trade popular species of Hyphessobrycon Durbin (Characiformes, Characidae), with comments on fish species descriptions lacking accurate type locality.

  • Martins, F.O. & Langeani, F. (2016): Redescription of Hisonotus notatus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae), the type species of the genus, and description of a new species from coastal drainages of southeastern Brazil.

  • Matsunuma, M. & Motomura, H. (2016): Chelidoperca stella, a new species of perchlet (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the Andaman Sea, eastern Indian Ocean.

  • Matsuura, K. (2016): A new pufferfish, Arothron multilineatus (Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae), from the Indo-West Pacific.

  • McCosker, J.E. & Okamoto, M. (2016): Chauligenion camelopardalis, a New Genus and Species of Deepwater Snake Eel (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from the East China Sea.
    • Chauligenion camelopardalis McCosker & Okamoto, 2016
      • Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, (Ser. 4) 63 (9): 321-328.

  • Melo, M.R.S., Buckup, P.A. & Oyakawa, O.T. (2016): A new species of Characidium Reinhardt, 1867 (Characiformes: Crenuchidae) endemic to the Atlantic Forest in Paraná State, southern Brazil.

  • Melo, M.R.S. & Espíndola, V.C. (2016): Description of a new species of Characidium Reinhardt, 1867 (Characiformes: Crenuchidae) from the Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, and redescription of Characidium bimaculatum Fowler, 1941.

  • Mendonça, M.B., Peixoto, L.A.W., Dutra, G.M. & Netto-Ferreira, A.L. (2016): A new miniature of Xenurobryconini (Characiformes: Characidae) from the rio Tapajós basin, Brazil.

  • Mennesson, M., Keith, P., Ebner, B. & Gerbeaux, P. (2016): Eleotris bosetoi (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Eleotridae), a New Species of freshwater fish from the Solomon Islands.

  • Mohapatra, A., Ray, D., Smith, D.G. & Mishra, S.S. (2016): A new species of elongate unpatterned moray eel of the genus Gymnothorax (Muraenidae: Muraeninae) from the Bay of Bengal.

  • Moritz, T. & Schliewen, U.K. (2016): Description of two new Bathyaethiops species (Teleostei: Alestidae) from the Congo basin.

  • Mousavi-Sabet, H. & Eagderi, S. (2016): Garra lorestanensis, a new cave fish from the Tigris River drainage with remarks on the subterranean fishes in Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

  • Mousavi-Sabet, H., Vatandoust, S., Fatemi, Y. & Eagderi, S. (2016): Tashan Cave a new cave fish locality for Iran; and Garra tashanensis, a new blind species from the Tigris River drainage (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

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  • Nagy, B., Cotterill, F.P.D. & Bellstedt, D.U. (2016): Nothobranchius sainthousei, a new species of annual killifish from the Luapula River drainage in northern Zambia (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes).

  • Nakajima, J. (2016): Cobitis takenoi sp. n. (Cypriniformes, Cobitidae): a new spined loach from Honshu Island, Japan.

  • Nakayama, N. & Endo, H. (2016): A new species of the grenadier genus Coryphaenoides (Actinopterygii: Gadiformes: Macrouridae) from Japan and a range extension of Coryphaenoides rudis Günther 1878 in the northwestern Pacific.

  • Nakayama, N. & Endo, H. (2016): Mesovagus, a replacement name for the grenadier genus Mesobius Hubbs and Iwamoto 1977 (Actinopterygii: Gadiformes: Macrouridae), a junior homonym of Mesobius Chamberlin 1951 (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha: Lithobiidae).
    • Mesovagus nom. nov. Nakayama & Endo, 2016
    • Replacement name for the grenadier genus Mesobius Hubbs and Iwamoto 1977 (Actinopterygii: Gadiformes: Macrouridae), a junior homonym of Mesobius Chamberlin 1951 (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha: Lithobiidae)

  • Netto-Ferreira, A.L., Bastos, D.A., Sousa. L.M. & Menezes, N.A. (2016): Phallobrycon synarmacanthus, a new species of Stevardiinae from the Xingu basin, Brazil (Teleostei: Characidae).

  • Ng, H.H. & Ferraris, C.J. Jr. (2016): A new species of anguilliform catfish (Actinopterygii: Siluriformes: Bagridae) from Bangladesh and northeastern India.

  • Ng, H.H., Lalramliana & Lalronunga, S. (2016): A new diminutive sisorid catfish (Actinopterygii: Siluriformes) from northeastern India.

  • Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, M. (2016): The Glyptothorax of Sundaland: a revisionary study (Teleostei: Sisoridae).
    • Glyptothorax amnestus Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, 2016
    • Glyptothorax decussatus Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, 2016
    • Glyptothorax famelicus Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, 2016
    • Glyptothorax keluk Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, 2016
    • Glyptothorax pictus Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, 2016
    • Glyptothorax stibaros Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, 2016

  • Nguyen Van Hao, Nguyen Huu Duc & Nguyen Thi Dieu Phuong (2016): Vinalabeo, a new generic name for Vinalabeo tonkinensis (Cyprinidae, Teleostei).

  • Nielsen, D.T.B. (2016): Description of two new species of Anablepsoides (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae) from Rio Madeira, Amazon drainage, Rondônia state and from Rio Itapecurú, Maranhão state, Brazil.

  • Nielsen, D.T.B., Neves, P.A.B.A., Ywamoto, E.V. & de Aguiar Passos, M. (2016): Melanorivulus polychromus, a new species of killifish from the rio São José dos Dourados drainage, middle rio Paraná basin, southwestern Brazil, with a redescription of Melanorivulus apiamici (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae).

  • Nielsen, J.G. (2016): Revision of the genera Meteoria and Parasciadonus (Bythitidae) with a new Atlantic, abyssal species of Meteoria / Révision des genres Meteoria et Parasciadonus (Bythitidae) et description d’une nouvelle espèce de Meteoria abyssale de l’Atlantique.

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  • Ohara, W.M. & Marinho, M.M.F. (2016): A new species of Moenkhausia Eigenmann (Characiformes: Characidae) from the upper rio Machado at Chapada dos Parecis, rio Madeira basin, Brazil.

  • Ohara, W.M., Tencatt, L.F.C. & Britto, M.R. (2016): Wrapped in flames: Corydoras hephaestus, a new remarkably colored species from the Rio Madeira basin (Teleostei: Callichthyidae).

  • Ohashi, T. & Nielsen, J.G. (2016): A new species of Abyssobrotula (Ophidiiformes, Ophidiidae) from the Kuril-Kamchatka Trench.

  • Oliveira, G.D. & Marinho, M.M.F. (2016): A new species of Moenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903 (Characiformes, Characidae) from the rio Amazonas basin, Brazil.

  • Orr, J.W. (2016): Two New Species of Snailfishes of the Genus Careproctus (Liparidae) from the Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

  • Osterhage, D., Pogonoski, J.J., Appleyard, S.A. & White, W.T. (2016): Integrated Taxonomy Reveals Hidden Diversity in Northern Australian Fishes: A New Species of Seamoth (Genus Pegasus).

  • Ota, R.P., Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. & Jégu, M. (2016): A new Silver Dollar species of Metynnis Cope, 1878 (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae) from Northwestern Brazil and Southern Venezuela.

  • Ottoni, F.P., Barbosa, M.A. & Katz, A.M. (2016): A new Corydoras from floodplain swamps of the São Francisco river basin, northeastern Brazil (Teleostei, Siluriformes, Callichthyidae).

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  • Pastana, M.N.L. & Ohara, W.M. (2016): A new species of Hyphessobrycon Durbin (Characiformes: Characidae) from rio Aripuanã, rio Madeira basin, Brazil.

  • Pauers, M.J. (2016): Two New and Remarkably Similarly Colored Species of Labeotropheus (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Malawi, Africa.

  • Peixoto, L.A.W. & Wosiacki, W.B. (2016): Eigenmannia besouro, a new species of the Eigenmannia trilineata species-group (Gymnotiformes: Sternopygidae) from the rio São Francisco basin, northeastern Brazil.

  • Pereira, E.H.L., Lehmann, P.A. & Reis, R.E. (2016): Pareiorhaphis vetula, a new armored catfish from the headwaters of the Rio Doce basin, Brazil (Siluriformes: Loricariidae).

  • Petrolli, M.G., Azevedo-Santos, V.M. & Benine, R.C. (2016): Moenkhausia venerei (Characiformes: Characidae), a new species from the rio Araguaia, Central Brazil.

  • Pinheiro, H.T., Bernardi, G. & Rocha, L.A. (2016): Pempheris gasparinii, a new species of sweeper fish from Trindade Island, southwestern Atlantic (Teleostei, Pempheridae).

  • Polanco F., A., Acero P., A. & Betancur-R., R. (2016): No longer a circumtropical species: revision of the lizardfishes in the Trachinocephalus myops species complex, with description of a new species from the Marquesas Islands.

  • Poulsen, J.Y., Sado, T., Hahn, C., Byrkjedal, I., Moku, M. & Miya, M. (2016): Preservation Obscures Pelagic Deep-Sea Fish Diversity: Doubling the Number of Sole-Bearing Opisthoproctids and Resurrection of the Genus Monacoa (Opisthoproctidae, Argentiniformes).

  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): Gobies (Gobioidei) of soft bottoms from Nha Trang and Van Phong bays (South China Sea, Vietnam).

  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): Loaches of the genus Barbatula (Nemacheilinae) of the Zavkhan River basin (Western Mongolia).

  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): New deepwater species of the genus Gobiopsis (Gobiidae) from the Tropical Western Pacific.

  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): New species Amblyeleotris (Gobiidae) from Phan Thiet Bay (South China Sea, Vietnam).

  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): New species of pipefish (Syngnathidae) from the South China Sea.

  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2016): New species of the genus Photonectes (Melanostomiidae) with blue luminous tissue on the body.

  • Prokofiev, A.M., Gon, O. & Psomadakis, P.N. (2016): A new species of Neobathyclupea from the northern Indian Ocean with comments on N. malayana (Teleostei, Perciformes, Bathyclupeidae).

  • Pyle, R.L., Greene, B.D. & Kosaki, R.K. (2016): Tosanoides obama, a new basslet (Perciformes, Percoidei, Serranidae) from deep coral reefs in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

  • Pyle, R.L. & Kosaki, R.K. (2016): Prognathodes basabei, a new species of butterflyfish (Perciformes, Chaetodontidae) from the Hawaiian Archipelago.

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  • Ramirez, J.L., Birindelli, J.L.O. & Galetti Jr., P.M. (2016): A New Genus of Anostomidae (Ostariophysi: Characiformes): Diversity, Phylogeny and Biogeography Based on Cytogenetic, Molecular and Morphological Data.

  • Randall, J.E. & Bogorodsky, S.V. (2016): Preliminary review of the pempherid fish genus Parapriacanthus of the western Indian Ocean, with descriptions of five new species.
    • Parapriacanthus darros Randall & Bogorodsky, 2016
    • Parapriacanthus kwazulu Randall & Bogorodsky, 2016
    • Parapriacanthus punctulatus Randall & Bogorodsky, 2016
    • Parapriacanthus rahah Randall & Bogorodsky, 2016
    • Parapriacanthus sharm Randall & Bogorodsky, 2016

  • Ray, C.K. & Armbruster, J.W. (2016): The genera Isorineloricaria and Aphanotorulus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) with description of a new species.

  • Ribeiro, A.C. & Lehmann, P.A. (2016): A new Otocinclus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae) from the Rio Juruena Basin, central Brazil.

  • Rícan, O., Piálek, L., Dragová, K. & Novák, J. (2016): Diversity and evolution of the Middle American cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae) with revised classification.
    • Chocoheros gen. nov. Rícan & Piálek, 2016
    • Type species: Cichlasoma microlepis Dahl, 1960
    • Chortiheros gen. nov. Rícan & Dragová, 2016
    • Type species: Theraps wesseli Miller, 1996
    • Cribroheros gen. nov. Rícan & Piálek, 2016
    • Type species: Heros rostratus Gill in Gill & Bransford, 1877
    • Darienheros gen. nov. Rícan & Novák, 2016
    • Type species: Cichlasoma calobrense Meek & Hildebrand, 1913
    • Isthmoheros gen. nov. Rícan & Novák, 2016
    • Type species: Cichlasoma tuyrense Meek & Hildebrand, 1913
    • Kronoheros gen. nov. Rícan & Piálek, 2016
    • Type species: Cichlasoma umbriferum Meek & Hildebrand, 1913
    • Mayaheros gen. nov. Rícan & Piálek, 2016
    • Type species: Heros urophthalmus Günther, 1862
    • Talamancaheros gen. nov. Rícan & Novák, 2016
    • Type species: Heros sieboldii Kner, 1863
    • Wajpamheros gen. nov. Rícan & Piálek, 2016
    • Type species: Theraps nourissati Allgayer, 1989

  • Riddin, M.A., Bills, I.R. & Villet, M.H. (2016): Phylogeographic, morphometric and taxonomic reevaluation of the river sardine, Mesobola brevianalis (Boulenger, 1908) (Teleostei, Cyprinidae, Chedrini).

  • Rosso, J.J., Mabragaña, E., González-Castro, M., Delpiani, M.S., Avigliano, E., Schenone, N. & Díaz de Astarloa, J.M. (2016): A new species of the Hoplias malabaricus species complex (Characiformes: Erythrinidae) from the La Plata River basin. / Une nouvelle espèce du complexe Hoplias malabaricus (Characiformes: Erythrinidae) décrite du bassin du Río de la Plata, Argentine.

  • Roudbar, A.J., Eagderi, S., Esmaeili, H.R., Coad, B.W. & Bogutskaya, N.G. (2016): A molecular approach to the genus Alburnoides using COI sequences data set and the description of a new species, A. damghani, from the Damghan River system (the Dasht-e Kavir Basin, Iran) (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae).

  • Roxo, F.F., Silva, G.S.C. & Oliveira, C. (2016): Description of a new species of Parotocinclus (Siluriformes, Hypoptopomatinae) from the rio Tapajós basin.

  • Roxo, F.F., Silva, G.S.C., Waltz, B.T. & Melo, J.E.G. (2016): A new species of Hisonotus (Siluriformes: Otothyrinae) from the upper rio Paraná and rio São Francisco basins, Brazil.

  • Ruiz, W.B.G. (2016): Three new species of catfishes of the genus Microglanis from Brazil (Teleostei: Pseudopimelodidae), with comments on the characters used within the genus.

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  • Sayyadzadeh, G., Eagderi, S. & Esmaeili, H.R. (2016): A new loach of the genus Oxynoemacheilus from the Tigris River drainage and its phylogenetic relationships among the nemacheilid fishes (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) in the Middle East based on mtDNA COI sequences.

  • Segherloo, I.H., Ghaedrahmati, N. & Freyhof, J. (2016): Eidinemacheilus, a new generic name for Noemacheilus smithi Greenwood (Teleostei; Nemacheilidae).

  • Séret, B. (2016): Zanobatus maculatus, a new species of panray from the Gulf of Guinea, eastern central Atlantic (Elasmobranchii: Batoidea: Zanobatidae).

  • Séret, B. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2016): Rhynchorhina mauritaniensis, a new genus and species of wedgefish from the eastern central Atlantic (Elasmobranchii: Batoidea: Rhinidae).

  • Shen, K.-N., Chang, C.-W., Delrieu-Trottin, E. & Borsa, P. (2016): Lemonpeel (Centropyge flavissima) and yellow (C. heraldi) pygmy angelfishes each consist of two geographically isolated sibling species.

  • Silva, G.S.C., Melo, B.F., Oliveira, C. & Benine, R.C. (2016): Revision of the South American genus Tetragonopterus Cuvier, 1816 (Teleostei: Characidae) with description of four new species.
    • Tetragonopterus franciscoensis Silva et al., 2016
    • Tetragonopterus juruena Silva et al., 2016
    • Tetragonopterus kuluene Silva et al., 2016
    • Tetragonopterus ommatus Silva et al., 2016

  • Silva, G.S.C., Roxo, F.F., Melo, B.F. & Oliveira, C. (2016): New species of Curculionichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the eastern Guiana Shield.

  • Silva, G.S.C., Roxo, F.F., Ochoa, L.E. & Oliveira, C. (2016): Description of a new catfish genus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from the Tocantins River basin in central Brazil, with comments on the historical zoogeography of the new taxon.
    • Microplecostomus n. gen. Silva et al., 2016
    • Type species: Microplecostomus forestii Silva et al., 2016

  • Silva, G.S.C., Roxo, F.F., Orrego, L.E. & Oliveira, C. (2016): Description of a new catfish genus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from the Tocantins River basin in central Brazil, with comments on the historical zoogeography of the new taxon.
    • Microplecostomus n. gen. Silva et al., 2016
    • Microplecostomus forestii Silva et al., 2016

  • Silva, G.S.C., Roxo, F.F. & Oyakawa, O.T. (2016): Description of a new species of Pareiorhina (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio São Francisco basin, Brazil.

  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. (2016): Opistognathus ensiferus, a new species of jawfish (Opistognathidae) from the Gulf of Mannar, India, with redescription of O. solorensis Bleeker.

  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. & Johnson, G.D. (2016): Hidden diversity in deep-water bandfishes: review of Owstonia with descriptions of twenty-one new species (Teleostei: Cepolidae: Owstoniinae).
    • Owstonia ainonaka Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia contodon Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia crassa Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia dispar Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia elongata Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia fallax Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia geminata Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia hastata Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia hawaiiensis Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia ignota Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia lepiota Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia melanoptera Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia merensis Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia mundyi Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia nalani Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia nudibucca Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia psilos Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia raredonae Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia rhamma Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia scottensis Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016
    • Owstonia similis Smith-Vaniz & Johnson, 2016

  • Soares, I.M. & Bührnheim, C.M. (2016): A new species of Moenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903 (Characiformes: Characidae) from Amazon basin, Brazil.

  • Soares, K.D.A., Gomes, U.L. & De Carvalho, M.R. (2016): Taxonomic review of catsharks of the Scyliorhinus haeckelii group, with the description of a new species (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae).

  • Staeck, W. & Schindler, I. (2016): Apistogramma sororcula, a new dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the drainage of the rio Guaporé in Bolivia and Brazil.

  • Stehmann, M.F.W. & Weigmann, S. (2016): A new deepwater legskate, Sinobatis kotlyari n. sp. (Rajiformes, Anacanthobatidae) from the southeastern Indian Ocean on Broken Ridge.

  • Stein, D.L. (2016): Description of a New Hadal Notoliparis from the Kermadec Trench, New Zealand, and Redescription of Notoliparis kermadecensis (Nielsen) (Liparidae, Scorpaeniformes).

  • Stiassny, M.L.J., Liyandja, T.L.D. & Monsembula Iyaba, R.J.C. (2016): A New Small Barb (Cyprininae: Smiliogastrini) from the N’sele and Mayi Ndombe Rivers in the Lower Reaches of the Middle Congo Basin (Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa).

  • Stiassny, M.L.J. & Sakharova, H. (in press): Review of the smiliogastrin cyprinids of the Kwilu River (Kasai Basin, central Africa), revised diagnosis for Clypeobarbus (Cyprinidae: Cyprininae: Smiliogastrini) and description of a new species.

  • Stout, C.C., Tan, M., Lemmon, A.R., Moriarty Lemmon, E. & Armbruster, J.W. (2016): Resolving Cypriniformes relationships using an anchored enrichment approach.

  • Sudasinghe, H. & Meegaskumbura, M. (2016): Ompok argestes, a new species of silurid catfish endemic to Sri Lanka (Teleostei: Siluridae).

  • Sullivan, J., Lavoue, S. & Hopkins, C.D. (2016): Cryptomyrus: a new genus of Mormyridae (Teleostei, Osteoglossomorpha) with two new species from Gabon, West-Central Africa.
    • Cryptomyrus n. gen. Sullivan et al., 2016
    • Type species: Cryptomyrus ogoouensis Sullivan et al., 2016
    • Cryptomyrus ona Sullivan et al., 2016

  • Swift, C.C., Spies, B., Ellingson, R.A. & Jacobs, D.K. (2016): A New Species of the Bay Goby Genus Eucyclogobius, Endemic to Southern California: Evolution, Conservation, and Decline.

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  • Tamang, L. & Sinha, B. (2016): Physoschistura walongensis, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.

  • Tan, M. & Armbruster, J.W. (2016): Two new species of spotted Hypancistrus from the Rio Negro drainage (Loricariidae, Hypostominae).
    • Hypancistrus margaritatus Tan & Armbruster, 2016
    • Hypancistrus phantasma Tan & Armbruster, 2016

  • Tang, Y.-T., Feng, C.-G., Wanghe, K.-Y., Li, G.-G. & Zhao, K. (2016): Taxonomic status of a population of Gymoncypris waddelli Regan, 1905 (Cypriniformes: Schizothoracinae) distributed in Pengqu River, Tibet, China.

  • Tea, Y.-K. & Gill, A.C. (2016): Synchiropus sycorax, a new species of dragonet from the Philippines (Teleostei: Callionymidae).

  • Tea, Y.K., Senou, H. & Greene, B.D. (2016): Cirrhilabrus isosceles, a new species of wrasse (Teleostei: Labridae) from the Ryukyu Archipelago and the Philippines, with notes on the C. lunatus complex.

  • Tencatt, L.F.C. & Britto, M.R.d. (2016): A new Corydoras Lacépède, 1803 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) from the rio Araguaia basin, Brazil, with comments about Corydoras araguaiaensis Sands, 1990.

  • Tencatt, L.F.C., Britto, M.R.d. & Pavanelli, C.S. (2016): Revisionary study of the armored catfish Corydoras paleatus (Jenyns, 1842) (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) over 180 years after its discovery by Darwin, with description of a new species.

  • Tencatt, L.F.C. & Evers, H.-G. (2016): A new species of Corydoras Lacépède, 1803 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) from the río Madre de Dios basin, Peru.

  • Tencatt, L.F.C. & Ohara, W.M. (2016): A new long-snouted species of Corydoras Lacépède, 1803 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) from the rio Madeira basin.

  • Tencatt, L.F.C. & Ohara, W.M. (2016): Two new species of Corydoras Lacépède, 1803 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) from the rio Madeira basin, Brazil.

  • Thoni, R.J., Gurung, D.B. & Mayden, R.L. (2016): A review of the genus Garra Hamilton 1822 of Bhutan, including the descriptions of two new species and three additional records (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).

  • Tomiyama, S., Takami, M. & Fukui, A. (2016): A new deepwater assfish, Bassozetus mozambiquensis sp. nov. (Ophidiiformes: Ophidiidae), from the western Indian Ocean.

  • Tornabene, L., Robertson, D.R. & Baldwin, C.C. (2016): Varicus lacerta, a new species of goby (Teleostei, Gobiidae, Gobiosomatini, Nes subgroup) from a mesophotic reef in the southern Caribbean.

  • Tornabene, L., Van Tassell, J.L., Gilmore, R.G., Robertson, D.R., Young, F. & Baldwin, C.C. (2016): Molecular phylogeny, analysis of character evolution, and submersible collections enable a new classification of a diverse group of gobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Nes subgroup), including nine new species and four new genera.
    • Carrigobius n. gen. Van Tassell, Tornabene & Gilmore, 2016
    • Type species: Psilotris amblyrhynchus Smith & Baldwin, 1999
    • Cryptopsilotris n. gen. Van Tassell, Tornabene & Gilmore, 2016
    • Type species: Psilotris batrachodes Böhlke, 1963
    • Paedovaricus n. gen. Van Tassell, Tornabene & Gilmore, 2016
    • Type species: Varicus imswe Greenfield, 1981
    • Pinnichthys n. gen. Van Tassell, Tornabene & Gilmore , 2016
    • Type species: Pinnichthys aimoriensis Van Tassell, Tornabene & Gilmore, 2016
    • Pinnichthys saurimimica Gilmore, Van Tassell & Tornabene, 2016
    • Psilotris laetarii Van Tassell & Young, 2016
    • Psilotris laurae Van Tassell, Tornabene & Baldwin, 2016
    • Varicus adamsi Gilmore, Van Tassell & Tornabene, 2016
    • Varicus cephalocellatus Gilmore, Van Tassell & Baldwin, 2016
    • Varicus decorum Van Tassell, Baldwin & Tornabene, 2016
    • Varicus nigritus Gilmore, Van Tassell & Baldwin, 2016
    • Varicus veliguttatus Van Tassell, Baldwin & Gilmore, 2016

  • Tornabene, L., Valdez, S., Erdmann, M.V. & Pezold, F.L. (2016): Multi-locus sequence data reveal a new species of coral reef goby (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Eviota), and evidence of Pliocene vicariance across the Coral Triangle.

  • Tucker, S.J., Kurniasih, E.M. & Craig, M.T. (2016): A New Species of Grouper (Epinephelus; Epinephelidae) from the Indo-Pacific.

  • Turan, D., Bektas, Y, Kaya, C. & Bayçelebi, E. (2016): Alburnoides diclensis (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae), a new species of cyprinid fish from the upper Tigris River, Turkey.

  • Turan, D., Japoshvilib, B., Aksu, I. & Bektasa, Y. (2016): Description of two new species of the genus Gobio (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Black Sea coast of Turkey.

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  • Valdesalici, S. (2016): Laimosemion leticia (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae), a new species from the upper Rio Amazonas, Southern Colombia.

  • Valdesalici, S. (2016): Moema kenwoodi – a new annual killifish from the Madre de Dios river drainage, Peruvian Amazon (Teleostei: Rivulidae).
    • Moema kenwoodi Valdesalici, 2016
      • Journal of the American Killifish Association, 48 (3) [2015]: 66-72.

  • Valdesalici, S. (2016): Nothobranchius streltsovi, a new species of annual killifish with two male colour morphs from the Malagarasi drainage, central Tanzania (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae).

  • Valdesalici, S., Nielsen, D.T.B., Brousseau, R. & Phunkner, J. (2016): Papiliolebias habluetzeli (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae) a new miniature annual fish from the upper Rio Mamoré, Bolivia.

  • Varella, H.R. & Britzke, R. (2016): Apistogramma eleutheria and A. flavipedunculata, two new species of dwarf cichlids from the rio Curuá on Serra do Cachimbo, Brazil (Teleostei: Cichlidae).

  • Varella, H.R., Zuanon, J., Kullander, S.O. & López-Fernández, H. (2016): Teleocichla preta, a new species of cichlid from the Rio Xingu Basin in Brazil (Teleostei: Cichlidae).

  • Vari, R.P., Melo, B.F. & Oliveira, C. (2016): Protocheirodon, a new genus of Characidae (Teleostei: Characiformes) with the redescription of the poorly known Protocheirodon pi.

  • Vasil’eva, E.D., Kim, D., Vasil’ev, V.P., Ko, M.-H. & Won, Y.-J. (2016): Cobitis nalbanti, a new species of spined loach from South Korea, and redescription of Cobitis lutheri (Teleostei: Cobitidae).

  • Viana, S.T.d.F., Carvalho, M.R.d. & Gomes, U.L. (2016): Taxonomy and morphology of species of the genus Squalus Linnaeus, 1758 from the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Squalidae).
    • Squalus albicaudus Viana et al., 2016
    • Squalus bahiensis Viana et al., 2016
    • Squalus lobularis Viana et al., 2016
    • Squalus quasimodo Viana et al., 2016

  • Victor, B.C. (2016): Halichoeres gurrobyi, a new labrid fish (Teleostei: Labridae) from Mauritius in the southwestern Indian Ocean, with a review of the H. zeylonicus species complex.

  • Victor, B.C. (2016): Two new species in the spike-fin fairy-wrasse species complex (Teleostei: Labridae: Cirrhilabrus) from the Indian Ocean.

  • Vreven, E.J.W.M.N., Musschoot, T., Snoeks, J. & Schliewen, U.K. (2016): The African hexaploid Torini (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae): review of a tumultuous history.

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  • Walsh, S.J. & Chakrabarty, P. (2016): A New Genus and Species of Blind Sleeper (Teleostei: Eleotridae) from Oaxaca, Mexico: First Obligate Cave Gobiiform in the Western Hemisphere.
    • Caecieleotris n. gen. Walsh & Chakrabarty, 2016
    • Type species: Caecieleotris morrisi Walsh & Chakrabarty, 2016

  • Wang, J., Lu, B., Zan, R., Chai, J., Ma, W., Jin, W., Duan, R., Luo, J., Murphy, R.W., Xiao, H. & Chen, Z. (2016): Phylogenetic Relationships of Five Asian Schilbid Genera Including Clupisoma (Siluriformes: Schilbeidae).
    • Wang et al. proposed Ailiidae as a new family, but Bleeker (1858) already used Ailichthyoidei as name for a subfamily. Therefore authorship for Ailiidae is Bleeker, 1858
    • Type genus: Ailia Gray, 1830

  • Weigmann, S., Ebert, D.A., Clerkin, P.J., Stehmann, M.F.W. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2016): Bythaelurus bachi n. sp., a new deep-water catshark (Carcharhiniformes, Scyliorhinidae) from the southwestern Indian Ocean, with a review of Bythaelurus species and a key to their identification.

  • Weigmann, S. & Stehmann, M.F.W. (2016): Sinobatis brevicauda n. sp., a new deep-water legskate (Rajiformes, Anacanthobatidae) and first generic record from the western Indian Ocean.

  • Wibowo, A., Ahnelt, H. & Kertamihardja, E.S. (2016): Pectenocypris nigra, a new danionine species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae) from Sumatra (Indonesia).

  • White, W.T. & Last, P.R. (2016): Platyrhina psomadakisi sp. nov., a new species of fanray (Batoidea: Platyrhinidae) from the Andaman Sea, the first record of this family in the Indian Ocean.

  • White, W.T., Last, P.R. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2016): Rhinobatos manai sp. nov., a new species of guitarfish (Rhinopristiformes: Rhinobatidae) from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

  • White, W.T., Mana, R.R. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2016): Galeus corriganae sp. nov., a new species of deepwater catshark (Carcharhiniformes: Pentanchidae) from Papua New Guinea.

  • Wibowo, A., Ahnelt, H. & Kertamihardja, E.S. (2016): Pectenocypris nigra, a new danionine species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae) from Sumatra (Indonesia).

  • Williams, J.T. & Viviani, J. (2016): Pseudogramma polyacantha complex (Serranidae, tribe Grammistini): DNA barcoding results lead to the discovery of three cryptic species, including two new species from French Polynesia.

  • Winterbottom, R. (2016): Trimma tevegae and T. caudomaculatum revisited and redescribed (Acanthopterygii, Gobiidae), with descriptions of three new similar species from the western Pacific.
    • Trimma burridgeae Winterbottom, 2016
    • Trimma corerefum Winterbottom, 2016
    • Trimma hollemani Winterbottom, 2016

  • Wu, Y.-Y., Sun, Z.-Y. & Guo, Y.-S. (2016): A new species of the genus Triplophysa (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), Triplophysa daochengensis, from Sichuan Province, China.

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  • Yang, H.-F., Li, W.-X. & Chen, Z.-M. (2016): A new cave species of the Genus Triplophysa from Yunnan, China.

  • Yearsley, G.K. & Last, P.R. (2016): A new genus of stingarees (Myliobatiformis: Urolophidae) with comments on other urolophid genera and an annotated checklist of species.
    • Spinilophus n. gen. Yearsley & Last, 2016
    • type species: Urolophus armatus Müller & Henle, 1841
      • Pp. 35-40 in Last, P.R. & Yearsley, G.K. (Eds) (2016): Rays of the World: Supplementary information. CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection.

  • Yoshida, T. & Motomura, H. (2016): A new cardinalfish, Verulux solmaculata (Perciformes: Apogonidae), from Papua New Guinea and Australia.

  • Yu, Q., Wang, X., Xiong, H. & He, S. (2016): Garra longchuanensis, a new cyprinid (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from southern China.

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  • Zanata, A.M. & Pitanga, B.R. (2016): A new species of Hypostomus Lacépède, 1803 (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from rio Itapicuru basin, Bahia State, Brazil.

  • Zareian, H., Esmaeili, H.R. & Freyhof, J. (2016): Capoeta anamisensis, a new species from the Minab and Hasan Langhi River drainages in Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

  • Zarske, A. (2016): Hyphessobrycon margitae spec. nov. – ein neuer Salmler aus dem Einzugsgebiet des río Nanay in Peru (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae).

  • Zawadzki, C.H., Bifi, A.G. & Mariotto, S. (2016): Araichthys loro, a new genus and species of suckermouth armored catfish from the upper rio Tapajós basin, Brazil (Siluriformes: Loricariidae).

  • Zawadzki, CH., Carvalho, P.H., Birindelli, J.L.O. & Azevedo, F.M. (2016): Hypostomus nigrolineatus, a new dark-striped species from the rio Jequitinhonha and rio Pardo basins, Brazil (Siluriformes, Loricariidae).

  • Zhang, X., Long, Y., Xiao, H. & Chen, Z. (2016): First record of the catfish genus Amblyceps Blyth, 1858 from China with the description of a new species (Osteichthyes: Amblycipitidae).
    • Amblyceps yunnanensis Zhang et al., 2016
      • Folia Zoologica, 65 (2): 81-86.

  • Zhang, Y.-H., Qin, G., Wang, X. & Lin, Q. (2016): A new species of seahorse (Teleostei: Syngnathidae) from the South China Sea.

  • Zheng, L.-P., Chen, X.-Y. & Yang, J.-X. (2016): Molecular systematics of the Labeonini inhabiting the karst regions in southwest China (Teleostei, Cypriniformes).
    • Prolixicheilus gen. n. Zheng et al., 2016
    • Type species: Pseudogyrinocheilus longisulcus Zheng et al., 2010