More News 2018 – authors in alphabetical order
[Focus on fish systematic, phylogeny, synonymy and genetics]


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  • Adamson, E.A.S. & Britz, R. (2018): The snakehead fish Channa aurolineata is a valid species (Teleostei: Channidae) distinct from Channa marulius.

  • Adeoba, M.I., Kabongo, R., Van der Bank, H. & Yessoufou, K. (2018): Re-evaluation of the discriminatory power of DNA barcoding on some specimens of African Cyprinidae (subfamilies Cyprininae and Danioninae).

  • Adeoba, M.I. & Yessoufou, K. (2018): Analysis of temporal diversification of African Cyprinidae (Teleostei, Cypriniformes).

  • Alda, F., Tagliacollo, V.A., Bernt, M.J., Waltz, B.T., Ludt, W.B., Faircloth, B.C., Alfaro, M.E., Albert, J.S. & Chakrabarty, P. (2018): Resolving Deep Nodes in an Ancient Radiation of Neotropical Fishes in the Presence of Conflicting Signals from Incomplete Lineage Sorting.

  • Alfaro, M.E., Faircloth, B.C., Harrington, R.C., Sorenson, L., Friedman, M., Thacker, C.E., Oliveros, C.H., Černý, D. & Near, T.J. (2018): Explosive diversification of marine fishes at the Cretaceous–Palaeogene boundary.

  • Amorim, P.F, & Costa, W.J.E.M. (2018): Multigene phylogeny supports diversification of four-eyed fishes and one-sided livebearers (Cyprinodontiformes: Anablepidae) related to major South American geological events.

  • Anderson, W.D., Jr. (2018): Annotated checklist of anthiadine fishes (Percoidei: Serranidae).

  • Anderson, W.D., Jr., Johnson, G.D. & Nonaka, A. (2018): Review of the Groppos, Grammatonotus (Percoidei: Callanthiidae).
    • aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 24 (2): 47-80.

  • Angulo, A., Donascimiento, C., Lasso-Alcalá, O.M., Farah-Pérez, A., Langeani, F. & Mcmahan, C.D. (2018): Redescription of Trichomycterus striatus (Meek & Hildebrand, 1913) (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), with notes on its geographic distribution.

  • Anoop, V.K., Dahanukar, N., Philip, S., Thomas, L. & Raghavan, R. (2018): Phylogeny of the hillstream loach genus Mesonoemacheilus reveals widespread diversification through ancient drainage connections in the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot.

  • Armbruster, J.W., Greene, L. & Lujan, N.K. (2018): Using Morphology to Test DNA-Based Phylogenetic Relationships within the Guiana Shield Catfish Tribe Lithoxini (Siluriformes: Loricariidae).

  • Asem, A., Wang, P.-Z. & Li, W. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of the Asian river pipefish Doryichthys boaja (Actinopterygii; Syngnathiformes; Syngnathidae) obtained using next-generation sequencing.

  • Asem, A., Xu, Y.-S., Wang, P.-Z. & Li, W. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of the pallid seahorse Solegnathus hardwickii (Actinopterygii; Syngnathiformes; Syngnathidae) obtained using next-generation sequencing.

  • Astarloa, J.M.D., Munroe, T.A., Béarez, P., Gonzalez-Castro, M. & Castellini, D.L. (2018): External morphology, postcranial and appendicular osteology of three southwestern Atlantic flatfishes (Paralichthys, Paralichthyidae), and comparisons with other congeneric species.

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  • Bae, S.E., Kim, H., Choi, S.-G. & Kim, J.-K. (2018): Evidence of shallow mitochondrial divergence in the slender armorhead, Pentaceros wheeleri (Pisces, Pentacerotidae) from the Emperor Seamount Chain.

  • Bagley, J.C., Mayden, R.L. & Harris, P.M. (2018): Phylogeny and divergence times of suckers (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) inferred from Bayesian total-evidence analyses of molecules, morphology, and fossils.

  • Balakirev, E.S., Kravchenko, A.Y., Romanov, N.S. & Ayala, F.J. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome of the European smelt Osmerus eperlanus (Osmeriformes, Osmeridae).

  • Ballesteros-Nova, N.E., Pérez-Rodríguez, R., Beltrán-López, R.G. & Domínguez-Domínguez, O. (2018): Genetic differentiation of the southern population of the fathead minnow Pimephales promelas Rafinesque (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae).

  • Bangs, M.R., Douglas, M.R., Mussmann, S.M. & Douglas, M.E. (2018): Unraveling historical introgression and resolving phylogenetic discord within Catostomus (Osteichthys: Catostomidae).

  • Barrientos-Villalobos, J., Schmitter-Soto, J.J. & Monteros, A.J.E. (2018): Several Subspecies or Phenotypic Plasticity? A Geometric Morphometric and Molecular Analysis of Variability of the Mayan Cichlid Mayaheros urophthalmus in the Yucatan.

  • Berbel‐Filho, W.M., Ramos, T.P.A., Jacobina, U.P., Maia, D.J.G., Torres, R.A. & Lima, S.M.Q. (2018): Updated checklist and DNA barcode‐based species delimitations reveal taxonomic uncertainties among freshwater fishes from the mid‐north‐eastern Caatinga ecoregion, north‐eastern Brazil.

  • Bayçelebi, E., Kaya, C., Turan, D., Ergüden, S.A. & Freyhof, J. (2018): Redescription of Garra turcica from southern Anatolia (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

  • Bertaco, V.A. & Azevedo, M.A. (2018): Type catalog from the fish collection of the Museu de Ciências Naturais, Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

  • Betancur‐R, R., Arcila, D., Vari, R.P., Hughes, L.C., Oliveira, C., Sabaj, M.H. & Ortí, G. (2018): Phylogenomic incongruence, hypothesis testing, and taxonomic sampling: The monophyly of characiform fishes.

  • Biscoito, M. & González,J.A. (2018): Physiculus sudanensis Paulin, 1989, a junior synonym of P. dalwigki Kaup, 1858 (Teleostei, Gadiformes, Moridae), with a redescription of P. dalwigki.

  • Blair, W.K., Van der Voort, S. & Edds, D.R. (2018): Morphological characterization of Badis species (Teleostei: Badidae) from Nepal.

  • Bragança, P.H.N. & Costa, W.J.E.M. (2018): Time-calibrated molecular phylogeny reveals a Miocene–Pliocene diversification in the Amazon miniature killifish genus Fluviphylax (Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontoidei).

  • Briñoccoli, Y.F., Bogan, S., Meluso, J. & Cardoso, Y.P. (2018): Actualización de la distribución de Rhamdella aymarae (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae).
    • Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, n.s. 20 (2): 323-332.

  • Brito, P.S., Guimarães, E.C., Katz, A.M., Piorski, N.M. & Ottoni, F.P. (2018): Taxonomic status of Aphyocharax avary Fowler, 1913, Aphyocharax pusillus Günther, 1868 and Chirodon alburnus Günther, 1869 (Characiformes, Characidae).

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  • Camelier, P., Menezes, N.A., Costa-Silva, G.J. & Oliveira, C. (2018): Molecular and morphological data of the freshwater fish Glandulocauda melanopleura (Characiformes: Characidae) provide evidences of river captures and local differentiation in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

  • Camelier, P., Menezes, N.A., Costa-Silva, G.J. & Oliveira, C. (2018): Molecular phylogeny and biogeographic history of the Neotropical tribe Glandulocaudini (Characiformes: Characidae: Stevardiinae).

  • Campbell, M.A., Robertson, D.R., Vargas, M.I., Allen, G.R. & McMillan, W.O. (2018): Multilocus molecular systematics of the circumtropical reef-fish genus Abudefduf (Pomacentridae): history, geography and ecology of speciation.

  • Campbell, M.A., Sado, T., Shinzato, C., Koyanagi, R., Okamoto, M. & Miya, M. (2018): Multilocus phylogenetic analysis of the first molecular data from the rare and monotypic Amarsipidae places the family within the Pelagia and highlights limitations of existing data sets in resolving pelagian interrelationships.

  • Canales-Aguirre, C.B., Ferrada-Fuentes, S., Galleguillos, R., Oyarzun, F.X. Buratti, C.C. & Hernández, C.E. (2018): High genetic diversity and low-population differentiation in the Patagonian sprat (Sprattus fuegensis) based on mitochondrial DNA.

  • Carter, J.M., Clement, M.J., Makinster, A.S., Crowder, C.D. & Hickerson, B.T. (2018): Classification Success of Species within the Gila robusta Complex Using Morphometric and Meristic Characters – A Reexamination.

  • Carvalho, M.L., Silva, G.J.C., Melo, S., Ashikaga, F.Y., Shimabukuro-Dias, C.K., Scacchetti, P.C., Devidé, R., Foresti, F. & Oliveira, C. (2018): The non-monotypic status of the neotropical fish genus Hemiodontichthys (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) evidenced by genetic approaches.

  • Casal‐López, M. & Doadrio, I. (2018): The Messinian imprint on the evolution of freshwater fishes of the genus Luciobarbus Heckel, 1843 (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) in the western Mediterranean.

  • Ceruso, M., Mascolo, C., Lowe, E.K., Palma, G., Anastasio, A., Sordino, P. & Pepe, T. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of the common pandora Pagellus erythrinus (Perciformes: Sparidae).

  • Chakona, A., Kadye, W.T., Bere, T., Mazungula, D.N. & Vreven, E. (2018): Evidence of hidden diversity and taxonomic conflicts in five stream fishes from the Eastern Zimbabwe Highlands freshwater ecoregion.

  • Chen, Y.-Y., Li, R., Li, C.-Q., Li, W.-X., Yang, H.-F., Xiao, H. & Chen, S.-Y. (2018): Testing the validity of two putative sympatric species from Sinocyclocheilus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) based on mitochondrial cytochrome b sequences.

  • Christiansen, H., Dettai, A., Heindler, F.M., Collins, M., Duhamel, G., Hautecœur, M., Steinke, D., Volckaert, F.A.& Van de Putte, A.P. (2018): Diversity of Mesopelagic Fishes in the Southern Ocean – a Phylogeographic Perspective Using DNA Barcoding.

  • Conway, K.W. (2018): ‘On Psilorhynchus sucatio and P. nudithoracicus’, the sequel: Unnecessary and unscientific names lead to rapid synonymization and taxonomic time wasting – A response to Arunachalam et al. (2018).

  • Copus, J.M., Montgomery, W.L., Forsman, Z.H., Bowen, B.W. & Toonen, R.J. (2018): Geopolitical species revisited: genomic and morphological data indicate that the roundtail chub Gila robusta species complex (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) is a single species.

  • Corona-Santiago, D.K., Domínguez-Domínguez, O., Tovar-Mora, L., Pardons-Blas, J.R., Herrerías-Diego, Y., Pérez-Rodríguez, R. & Doadrio, I. (2018): Historical biogeography reveals new independent evolutionary lineages in the Pantosteus plebeius-nebuliferus species-group (Actinopterygii: Catostomidae).

  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Amorim, P.F. & Mattos, J.L.O. (2018): Synchronic historical patterns of species diversification in seasonal aplocheiloid killifishes of the semi-arid Brazilian Caatinga.

  • Cui, L., Dong, Y., Cao, R., Gao, J., Cen, J., Zheng, Z. & Lu, S. (2018): Mitochondrial genome of the garfish Hyporhamphus quoyi (Beloniformes: Hemiramphidae) and phylogenetic relationships within Beloniformes based on whole mitogenomes.

  • Cunha, M.S., Fregonezi, A.R., Fava, L., Hilsdorf, A.W.S., Campos, L.A.O. & Dergam, J.A. (2018): Phylogeography and Historical Biogeography of the Astyanax bimaculatus Species Complex (Teleostei: Characidae) in Coastal Southeastern South America.

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  • Dai, W., Zou, M., Yang, L., Du, K., Chen, W., Shen, Y., Mayden, R.L. & He, S. (2018): Phylogenomic Perspective on the Relationships and Evolutionary History of the Major Otocephalan Lineages.

  • Daly-Engel, T.S., Baremore, I.E., Grubbs, R.D., Gulak, S.J.B., Graham, R.T. & Enzenauer, M.P. (2018): Resurrection of the sixgill shark Hexanchus vitulus Springer & Waller, 1969 (Hexanchiformes, Hexanchidae), with comments on its distribution in the northwest Atlantic Ocean.

  • Delrieu-Trottin, E., Liggins, L., Trnski, T., Williams, J.T., Neglia, V., Rapu-Edmunds, C., Planes, S. & Saenz-Agudelo, P. (2018): Evidence of cryptic species in the blenniid Cirripectes alboapicalis species complex, with zoogeographic implications for the South Pacific.

  • Denys, G.P.J., Lauga, T., Delmastro, G.B. & Dettaï A. (2018): S7 characterization of Western European pikes Esox spp. (Actinopterygii, Esociformes).

  • Dhanze, R. & Dhanze, J.R. (2018): New record and redescription of Osteobrama cunma (Day, 1888) (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from the Meghna-Barak drainage system, Tripura, India.

  • Du, X., Gong, L., Chen, W., Liu. L. & Lü, Z. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of Epinephelus chlorostigma (Serranidae; Epinephelus) with phylogenetic consideration of Epinephelus.

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  • Echelle, A.A., Lang, N.J., Borden, W.C., Schwemm, M.R., Hoagstrom, C.W., Eisenhour, D.J., Mayden, R.L. & Van Den Bussche, R.A. (2018): Molecular systematics of the North American chub genus Macrhybopsis (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

  • Esin, E.V. & Markevich, G.N. (2018): Evolution of the Charrs, Genus Salvelinus (Salmonidae). 1. Origins and Expansion of the Species.

  • Evseenko, S.A. & Bolshakov, D.V. (2018): On the Morphology of Mekong Blind Sole Typhlachirus elongatus (Soleidae) with Notes on the Taxonomy of the Genus Typhlachirus.

  • Evseenko, S.A., Gordeeva, N.V., Bolshakova, Y.Y., Kobyliansky, S.H. (2018): Morphology and molecular phylogenetic relationships of Barathronus multidens (Ophidiiformes: Bythitidae).

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  • Fan, H., Cheng, Q. & Peng, K. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic position of the half-fin anchovy, Setipinna tenuifilis (Valenciennes, 1848).

  • Fang, Y., Zhu, L., Chen, M., Ge, Y., Zhang, G. & Cheng, R. (2018): Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of the medical pipefish Doryichthys boaja Bleeker 1850.

  • Farhana, S.N., Muchlisin, Z.A., Duong, T.Y., Tanyaros, S., Page, L.M., Zhao, Y., Adamson, E.A.S., Khaironizam, M.Z., de Bruyn, M. & Azizah, M.N.S. (2018): Exploring hidden diversity in Southeast Asia’s Dermogenys spp. (Beloniformes: Zenarchopteridae) through DNA barcoding.

  • Finucci, B., White, W.T., Kemper, J.M. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2018): Redescription of Chimaera ogilbyi (Chimaeriformes; Chimaeridae) from the Indo-Australian region.

  • Foster, K.L. & Piller, K.R. (2018): Disentangling the drivers of diversification in an imperiled group of freshwater fishes (Cyprinodontiformes: Goodeidae).

  • Freyhof, J., Özuluğ, M., Kaya, C., Bayçelebi, E. & Turan, D. (2018): Redescription of Alburnus kotschyi Steindachner, 1863, with comments on Alburnus sellal adanensis Battalgazi, 1944 (Teleostei: Leuciscidae).

  • Fricke, R., Mahafina, J.J., Behivoke, F., Jaonalison, H., Léopold, M. & Ponton, D. (2018): Annotated checklist of the fishes of Madagascar, southwestern Indian Ocean, with 158 new records.

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  • Garcez, D.K., Barbosa, C., Loureiro, M., Volcan, M.V., Loebmann, D., Quintela, F.M. & Robe, L.J. (2018): Phylogeography of the critically endangered neotropical annual fish, Austrolebias wolterstorffi (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae): genetic and morphometric evidence of a new species complex.

  • Ghanbarifardi, M., Aliabadian, M. & Esmaeili, H.R. (2018): Phylogeography of Walton’s Mudskipper, Periophthalmus waltoni Koumans, 1941 (Perciformes: Gobiidae), from the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman.

  • Ghedotti, M.J., Gruber, J.N., Barton, R.W., Davis, M.P. & Smith, W.L. (2018): Morphology and evolution of bioluminescent organs in the glowbellies (Percomorpha: Acropomatidae) with comments on the taxonomy and phylogeny of Acropomatiformes.

  • Girardi, S.C., Pavanelli, C.S. & Margarido, V.P. (2018): Contributions to the systematic of Pimelodidae (Osteichthyes, Siluriformes): basic and molecular cytogenetics on seven species of Pimelodus from three Brazilian hydrographic systems.

  • Golani, D. & Fricke, R. (2018): Checklist of the Red Sea Fishes with delineation of the Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, endemism and Lessepsian migrants.

  • Gómez-González, A.E., Álvarez, F., Matamoros, W.A., Velázquez-Velázquez, E., Schmitter-Soto, J.J., González-Díaz, A.A., Mcmahan, C.D. (2018): Redescription of Vieja hartwegi (Taylor & Miller 1980) (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Grijalva River basin, Mexico and Guatemala, with description of a rheophilic morph.

  • Gong, J., Zhao, R., Deng, J., Zhao, Y., Zuo, J., Huang, L. & Jing, M. (2018): Genetic diversity and population structure of penis fish (Urechis unicinctus) based on mitochondrial and nuclear gene markers.

  • Gong, L., Liu, B., Lü, Z.-M. & Liu, L.-Q. (2018): Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of Wuhaniligobius polylepis (Gobiiformes: Gobiidae) and phylogenetic studies of Gobiiformes.

  • Grande, T.C., Borden, W.C., Wilson, M.V.H. & Scarpitta, L. (2018): Phylogenetic Relationships among Fishes in the Order Zeiformes Based on Molecular and Morphological Data.

  • Guinot, G., Adnet, S., Shimada, K., Underwood, C.J., Siversson, M., Ward, D.J., Kriwet, J. & Cappetta, H. (2018): On the need of providing tooth morphology in descriptions of extant elasmobranch species.

  • Gwilliam, M.P., Winkler, A.C., Potts, W.M., Santos, C.V., Sauer, W.H.H., Shaw, P.W. & McKeown, N.J. (2018): Integrated genetic and morphological data support eco-evolutionary divergence of Angolan and South African populations of Diplodus hottentotus.

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  • Häkli, K., Østbye, K., Kahilainen, K.K., Amundsen, P.-A. & Præbel, K. (2018): Diversifying selection drives parallel evolution of gill raker number and body size along the speciation continuum of European whitefish.

  • Han, Z., Wang, Z., Gao, T., Yanagimoto, T & Iida, K. (2018): Assessing the Speciation of a Cold Water Species, Japanese Sand Lance Ammodytes personatus, in the Northwestern Pacific by AFLP Markers.


  • Hayes, M.M. & Piller, K.R. (2018): Patterns of diversification in a North American endemic fish, the Blackbanded Darter (Perciformes, Percidae).
    • Healey, A.J.E., Gouws, G., Fennessy, S.T., Kuguru, B., Sauer, W.H.H., Shaw, P.W., McKeown, N.J. & Grant, W.S. (2018): Genetic analysis reveals harvested Lethrinus nebulosus in the Southwest Indian Ocean comprise two cryptic species.

    • Hernández-Zapata, M., Ochoa-Orrego, L.E. & Jiménez-Segura, L.F. (2018): Métodos de ADN Barcode revelan diversidad de especies de Astroblepus en la cuenca del río Porce, Colombia. / DNA Barcode methods reveal diversity of Astroblepus species in the Porce River drainage, Colombia.

    • Hilton, E.J., Stevenson, D.E. & Matarese, A.C. (2018): Osteology of Ronquilus jordani (Zoarcoidei: Bathymasteridae), with a discussion of the developmental osteology and systematics of bathymasterid fishes.

    • Ho, H.-C., Hibino, Y. & Huang, J.-F. (2018): Note on rare snake eels (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) and additional data on three Neenchelys recently described from Taiwan.

    • Ho, H.-C., Smith, D.G. & Huang, J.-F. (2018): Notes on two rare conger eel species (Anguilliformes: Congridae) found in Taiwanese waters.

    • Hughes, L.C., Ortí, G., Huang, Y., Sun, Y., Baldwin, C.C., Thompson, A.W., Arcila, D., Betancur-R., D., Li, C., Becker, L., Bellora, N., Zhao, X., Li, X., Wang, M., Fang, C., Xie, B., Zhou, Z., Huang, H., Chen, S., Venkatesh, B. & Shi, Q. (2018): Comprehensive phylogeny of ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii) based on transcriptomic and genomic data.

    • Hulsey, C.D., Zheng, J., Holzman, R., Alfaro, M.E., Olave, M. & Meyer, A. (2018): Phylogenomics of a putatively convergent novelty: did hypertrophied lips evolve once or repeatedly in Lake Malawi cichlid fishes?

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    • Ijichi, M., Takano, T., Hasegawa, M., Yashiki, H., Kogure, K., Kojima, S. & Yoshizawa, S. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of the longfin dragonfish Tactostoma macropus (Stomiiformes: Stomiidae).

    • Inaba, T. & Motomura, H. (2018): Review of the Indo-West Pacific genus Inimicus (Synanceiidae: Choridactylinae).

    • Irisarri, I., Singh, P., Koblmüller, S., Torres-Dowdall, J., Henning, F., Franchini, P., Fischer, C., Lemmon, A.R., Moriarty Lemmon, E., Thallinger, G.G., Sturmbauer,C. & Meyer, A. (2018): Phylogenomics uncovers early hybridization and adaptive loci shaping the radiation of Lake Tanganyika cichlid fishes.

    • Itoi, S., Mochizuki, Y., Tanaka, M., Oyama, H., Tsunashima, T., Yamada, R., Shishido, H., Masuda, Y., Nakai, S., Takai, N., Fukushima, H., Abe, K., Kojima, T. & Sugita, H. (2018): Species composition of the genus Scombrops (Teleostei, Scombropidae) in the waters around the Japanese Archipelago: detection of a cryptic species.

    • Iwatsuki, Y., Newman, S.J., Tanaka, F. & Russell, B.C. (2018): Validity of Psammoperca datnioides Richardson 1848 and redescriptions of P. waigiensis Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828 and Hypopterus macropterus (Günther 1859) in the family Latidae (Perciformes) from the Indo-West Pacific.

    • Iyiola, O.A., Nneji, L.M., Mustapha, M.K., Nzeh, C.G., Oladipo, S. O., Nneji, I.C., Okeyoyin, A.O., Nwani, C.D., Ugwumba, O.A., Ugwumba, A.A.A., Faturoti, E.O., Wang, Y.-y., Chen, J., Wang, W.-Z. & Adeola, A.C. (2018): DNA barcoding of economically important freshwater fish species from north‐central Nigeria uncovers cryptic diversity.

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    • Jalili, P., Eagderi, S., Poorbagher, H. & Seçer, B. (2018): Phylogeny of Oxynoemacheilus bergianus (Derzhavin, 1934) (Nemacheilidae: Cypriniformes) in Iran using osteological characteristics.

    • Jawad, L.A., Faddagh Ziyadi, M.S., Näslund, J., Pohl, T. & Al-Mukhtar, M.A. (2018): Checklist of the fishes of the newly discovered coral reeef in Iraq, north-west Arabian Gulf, with 10 new records to the Arabian Gulf.
      • aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 24 (3): 89-138.

    • Jelić, D., Jelić, M., Žutinić, P., Šimunović, I., Zupančič, P. & Naseka, A.M. (2018): Distribution of endangered Italian gudgeon Romanogobio benacensis (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae, Gobioninae) with remarks on distinguishing morphological characters.

    • Jelks, H.L. (2018): Resolving the status of the genera Gastrophysus and Geneion in the family Tetraodontidae (Teleostei: Tetraodontiformes).

    • Jew, M., Ebert, D.A., Kemper, J.M., Walovich, K. & Quaranta, K.L. (2018): Redescription of the bigeye chimaera, Hydrolagus macrophthalmus de Buen, 1959 (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes), with a genetic characterization of the species.

    • Jiang, H., Liu, B., Lü, Z., Liu, L. & Gong, L. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of Lagocephalus sceleratus (Tetraodontiformes; Tetraodontidae) and phylogenetic studies of Tetraodontidae.

    • Jun, J., Choi, S.-H. & Kim, H.Y. (2018): Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genomes and phylogenetic analysis of the two Luciogobius species (Perciformes, Gobionellinae) from Korea.

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    • Katwate, U., Kumkar, P., Britz, R., Raghavan, R. & Dahanukar, N. (2018): The identity of Aplocheilus andamanicus (Köhler, 1906) (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes), an endemic Killifish from the Andaman Islands, with notes on Odontopsis armata van Hasselt.

    • Keskar, A., Raghavan, R., Paingankar, M.S., Kumkar, P., Katwate, U., Jadhav, S., Padhye, A. & Dahanukar, N. (2018): Molecular phylogeny unveils hidden diversity of hillstream loaches (Cypriniformes: Cobitoidea) in the northern Western Ghats of India.

    • Kim, n.-K., Gietbong, F.Z., Andriyono, S., Kim, A.R. & Kim., H.-W. (2018): The complete mitogenome of Bagrid catfish Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Siluriformes: Claroteidae).

    • Kimura, K., Imamura, H. & Kawai, T. (2018): Comparative morphology and phylogenetic systematics of the families Cheilodactylidae and Latridae (Perciformes: Cirrhitoidea), and proposal of a new classification.

    • Kitasato, A., Miyazaki, T., Sugaya, Y. & Omachi, S. (2018): Automatic Discrimination between Scomber japonicus and Scomber australasicus by Geometric and Texture Features.

    • Kratochwil, C.F., Liang, Y., Gerwin, J., Woltering, J.M., Urban, S., Henning, F., Machado-Schiaffino, G., Hulsey, C.D. & Meyer, A. (2018): Agouti-related peptide 2 facilitates convergent evolution of stripe patterns across cichlid fish radiations.

    • Kuang, T., Tornabene, L., Li, J., Jiang, J., Chakrabarty, P., Sparks, J.S., Naylor, G.J.P. & Li, C. (2018): Phylogenomic analysis on the exceptionally diverse fish clade Gobioidei (Actinopterygii: Gobiiformes) and data-filtering based on molecular clocklikeness.

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    • Lait, L.A., Marshall, H.D. & Carr, S.M. (2018): Phylogeographic mitogenomics of Atlantic cod Gadus morhua: Variation in and among trans‐Atlantic, trans‐Laurentian, Northern cod, and landlocked fjord populations.

    • Laskar, B.A., Kumar, V., Kundu, S. Tyagi, K. & Chandra, K. (2018): Taxonomic quest: validating two mahseer fishes (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) through molecular and morphological data from biodiversity hotspots in India.

    • Lavoué, S., Ratmuangkhwang, S., Ho, H.-C., Chen, W.-J. & Azizah, M.N.S. (2018): Swimbladder Evolution of Longfin Herrings (Pristigasteridae, Teleostei).

    • Lehmberg, E.S., Elbassiouny, A.A., Bloom, D.D., López-Fernández, H., Crampton, W.G.R. & Lovejoy, N.R. (2018): Fish biogeography in the “Lost World” of the Guiana Shield: Phylogeography of the weakly electric knifefish Gymnotus carapo (Teleostei: Gymnotidae).

    • Leslie, R.W., Gon, O. & Gouws, G. (2018): The taxonomic status of the South African straptail, Macruronus capensis Davies, 1950 (Pisces, Gadiformes, Macruronidae).

    • Li, C., Huang, H., Yang, S., He, H., Fu, Q., Chen, S. & Xiaom H. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic analysis of Sinocyclocheilus oxycephalus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).

    • Li, X. & Zhou, W. (2018): The species of Clupisoma from Yunnan, China (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Ailiidae), with a comment on the validity of the family Ailiidae.

    • Li, Y., Lin, L.-S. & Gao, T.-X. (2018): Genetic signatures of polymorphic microsatellite loci in the Ambiguous silver pomfret, Pampus argenteus (Teleostei, Stromateidae).

    • Li, Y., Zhang, L., Zhao, L., Feng, J., Loh, K., Zheng, X. & Lin, L. (2018): New identification of the moray eel Gymnothorax minor (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) in China (Anguilliformes, Muraenidae).

    • Liang, S., Song, W., Huang, H., Qu, T., Zhang, F., Jiang, K., Chen, X. & Ma, L. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of Chionodraco rastrospinosus (Notothenioidei: Channichthyidae) with phylogenetic consideration.

    • Lin, C.-T. & Ho, H.-C. (2018): Morphological and molecular identification of leptocephali of Taiwanese duckbill conger, Gavialiceps taiwanensis (Chen & Weng, 1967) (Family Congridae).

    • Liu, B., Cheng, G., Shi, X., Zhou, Q., Chen, X., Wang, X. & Zhang, M. (2018): Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of Pseudocrossocheilus liuchengensis (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).

    • Liu, B., Liu, Y., Zhu, K., Liu, L., Jiang, L., Gong, L., Liu, Z., Zhang, W., Duan, W. & Lü, Z. (2018): Characterization of complete mitochondrial genome of Jaydia lineata (Perciformes, Apogonidae).

    • Liu, B., Zhu, K., Liu, Y., Jiang, L., Lü, Z., Liu, L., Zhang, W., Liu, Z., Duan, W. & Gong, L. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome of the vulnerable malabar pufferfish Carinotetraodon travancoricus (Tetraodontiformes, Tetraodontidae).

    • Liu, D., Zhou, Y., Yang, K., Zhang, X., Chen, Y., Li, C., Li, H. & Song, Z. (2018): Low genetic diversity in broodstocks of endangered Chinese sucker, Myxocyprinus asiaticus: implications for artificial propagation and conservation.

    • Liu, S.-Y.V., Frédérich, B., Lavoué, S., Chang, J., Erdmann, M.V., Mahardika, G.N. & Barber, P.H. (2018): Buccal venom gland associates with increased of diversification rate in the fang blenny fish Meiacanthus (Blenniidae; Teleostei).

    • Longo, G.C., Bernardi, G. & Lea, R.N. (2018): Taxonomic revisions within Embiotocidae (Teleostei, Perciformes) based on molecular phylogenetics.

    • Lü, Z., Zhu, K., Liu, L., Liu, B., Jiang, L. & Gong, L. (2018): Phylogenetic analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of Hyporhamphus limbatus (Beloniformes; Hemiramphidae).

    • Lv, Y., Li, Y., Ruan, Z., Bian, C., You, X., Yang. J., Jiang, W. & Shi, Q. (2018): The Complete Mitochondrial Genome of Glyptothorax macromaculatus Provides a Well-Resolved Molecular Phylogeny of the Chinese Sisorid Catfishes.

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    • Ma, K.Y. & Craig, M.T. (2018): An Inconvenient Monophyly: An Update on the Taxonomy of the Groupers (Epinephelidae).

    • Machado, V.N., Collins, R.A., Ota, R.P., Andrade, M.C., Farias, I.P. & Hrbek, T. (2018): One thousand DNA barcodes of piranhas and pacus reveal geographic structure and unrecognised diversity in the Amazon.

    • Maeda, K. & Saeki, T. (2018): Revision of Species in Sicyopterus (Gobiidae: Sicydiinae) Described by de Beaufort (1912), with a First Record of Sicyopterus longifilis from Japan.

    • Markevich, G.N. & Esin, E.V. (2018): Evolution of the Charrs, Genus Salvelinus (Salmonidae). 2. Sympatric Inner-lake Diversification (Ecological Peculiarities and Evolutionary Mechanisms Illustrated by Different Groups of Fish).

    • Markevich, G., Esin, E. & Anisimova, L. (2018): Basic description and some notes on the evolution of seven sympatric morphs of Dolly Varden Salvelinus malma from the Lake Kronotskoe Basin.

    • Martin, R.P., Olson, E.E., Girard, M.G., Smith, W.L. & Davis, M.P. (in press): Light in the Darkness: New Perspective on Lanternfish Relationships and Classification Using Genomic and Morphological Data.

    • Mascolo, C., Ceruso, M., Palma, G., Anastasio, A., Pepe, T. & Sordino, P. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of the Pink dentex Dentex gibbosus (Perciformes: Sparidae).

    • Mateussi, N.T.B., Oliveira, C. & Pavanelli, C.S. (2018): Taxonomic revision of the Cis-Andean species of Mylossoma Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903 (Teleostei: Characiformes: Serrasalmidae).

    • Marajó, L., Viana, P.F., Ferreira, M., Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. & Feldberg, E. (in press): Cytogenetics of two Farlowella species (Loricariidae: Loricariinae): implications on the taxonomic status of the species.

    • Mehraban, H. & Esmaeili, H.R. (2018): Comb-tooth blennies of the intertidal zones of Persian Gulf and Makran Sea: Morphology, taxonomy, distribution and conservation status (Blenniiformes: Blenniidae).

    • Melo, B.F., Dorini, B.F., Foresti, F. & Oliveira, C. (2018): Little divergence among mitochondrial lineages of Prochilodus (Teleostei, Characiformes).

    • Melo, B.F., Sidlauskas, B.L., Hoekzema, K., Vari, R.P., Dillman, C.B. & Oliveira, C. (2018): Molecular phylogenetics of Neotropical detritivorous fishes of the family Curimatidae (Teleostei: Characiformes).

    • Mennesson, M.I., Bonillo, C., Feunteun, E. & Keith, P. (2018): Phylogeography of Eleotris fusca (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Eleotridae) in the Indo-Pacific area reveals a cryptic species in the Indian Ocean.

    • Miyazaki, J.-I., Tamura, T., Hida, S. & Sakai, T. (2018): Local Introgression of Mitochondrial DNA in Eight-Barbel Loaches of the Genus Lefua (Balitoridae, Cypriniformes).

    • Muhammad-Rasul, A.H., Ramli, R., Low, V.L., Ahmad, A., Grudpan, C., Koolkalya, S. & Khaironizam, M.Z. (2018): Taxonomic revision of the genus Poropuntius (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in Peninsular Malaysia.

    • Muschick, M., Russell, J.M., Jemmi, E., Walker, J., Stewart, K.M., Murray, A.M., Dubois, N., Stager, J.C., Johnson, T.C. & Seehausen, O. (2018): Arrival order and release from competition does not explain why haplochromine cichlids radiated in Lake Victoria.

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    • Nagata, N., Kitamura, J.-I., Inaba, O., Kumagai, M., Fujimoto, Y. & Sota, T. (2018): Phylogeography of Endangered Bitterling Acheilognathus melanogaster Endemic to Eastern Japan.

    • Near, T.J., MacGuigan, D.J., Parker, E., Struthers, C.D., Jones, C.D. & Dornburg, A. (2018): Phylogenetic analysis of Antarctic notothenioids illuminates the utility of RADseq for resolving Cenozoic adaptive radiations.

    • Nedoluzhko, A.V., Simonov, E., Rastorguev, S.M., Boulygina, E.S., Sharko, F.S., Tsygankova, S.V., Nguyen, V.Q., Gabrielyan, B.K., Roubenyan, H.R. & Levin, B.A. (2018): Sequencing of two mitochondrial genomes of endangered form of the Sevan trout Salmo ischchan aestivalis.

    • Ninua, L., Tarkhnishvili, D. & Gvazava, E. (2018): Phylogeography and taxonomic status of trout and salmon from the Ponto-Caspian drainages, with inferences on European Brown Trout evolution and taxonomy.

    • Nirchio, M., Paim, F.G., Milana, V., Rossi, A.R. & Oliveira, C. (2018): Identification of a New Mullet Species Complex Based on an Integrative Molecular and Cytogenetic Investigation of Mugil hospes (Mugilidae: Mugiliformes).

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    • Okamoto, M., Chen, W.-J. & Shinohara, G. (2018): Epigonus okamotoi (Perciformes: Epigonidae), a junior synonym of E. draco, with new distributional records for E. atherinoides and E. lifouensis in the West Pacific.

    • Okwiri, B., Cao, L., Nyingi, D.W. & Zhang, E (2018): Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the catfish species Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840) (Pisces: Claroteidae) from Lake Turkana in East Africa: taxonomic implications.

    • Ottoni, F.P. (2018): Update of diagnoses, information on distribution, species, and key for identification of Laetacara species (Teleostei, Cichlidae, Cichlasomatini).

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    • Page, T.J., Stevens, M.I., Adams, M., Foster, R., Velasco-Castrillón, A: & Humphreys, W.F. (2018): Multiple molecular markers reinforce the systematic framework of unique Australian cave fishes (Milyeringa: Gobioidei).

    • Pazza, R., Dergam, J.A. & Kavalco, K.F. (2018): Trends in Karyotype Evolution in Astyanax (Teleostei, Characiformes, Characidae): Insights From Molecular Data.

    • Perdices, A., Ozeren, C.S., Erkakan, F. & Freyhof, J. (2018): Diversity of spined loaches from Asia Minor in a phylogenetic context (Teleostei: Cobitidae).

    • Piálek, L., Burress, E., Dragová, K., Almirón, A., Casciotta, J. & Říčan, O. (2018): Phylogenomics of pike cichlids (Cichlidae: Crenicichla) of the C. mandelburgeri species complex: rapid ecological speciation in the Iguazú River and high endemism in the Middle Paraná basin.

    • Pinder, A.C., Manimekalan, A., Knight, J.D.M., Krishnankutty, P., Britton, J.R., Philip, S., Dahanukar, N. & Raghavan, R. (2018) Resolving the taxonomic enigma of the iconic game fish, the hump-backed mahseer from the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, India.

    • Provenzano R., F. (2018): Rediscovery of Chaetostomus setosus Boulenger 1887 (Siluriformes, Loricariidae), and assessment of the external characters used for determination of genera within the Chaetostoma group.

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    • Rabosky, D.L., Chang, J., Title, P.O., Cowman, P.F., Sallan, L., Friedman, M., Kaschner, K., Garilao, C-., Near, T.J., Coll, M. & Alfaro, M.E. (2018): An inverse latitudinal gradient in speciation rate for marine fishes.

    • Rahman, M.M, Norén, M., Mollah, A.R. & Kullander, S. (2018): The identity of Osteobrama cotio, and the status of “Osteobrama serrata” (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Cyprininae).

    • Ramírez‐Amaro, S:, Ordines, F., Picornell, A., Castro, J.A., Ramon, C., Massutí, E. & Terrasa, B. (2018): The evolutionary history of Mediterranean Batoidea (Chondrichthyes: Neoselachii).

    • Ravago-Gotanco, R., Cruz, T.L., Pante, M.J. & Borsa, P. (2018): Cryptic genetic diversity in the mottled rabbitfish Siganus fuscescens with mitochondrial introgression at a contact zone in the South China Sea.

    • Ren, Q., Yang, J.-X. & Chen, X.-Y. (2018): Phylogeographical and Morphological Analyses of Triplophysa stenura (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from the Three Parallel Rivers Region, China.

    • Říčan, O., Říčanová, Š., Dragová, K., Piálek, L., Almirón, A. & Casciotta, J. (2018): Species diversity in Gymnogeophagus (Teleostei: Cichlidae) and comparative biogeography of cichlids in the Middle Paraná basin, an emerging hotspot of fish endemism.

    • Richards, V.P., DeBiasse, M.B. & Shivji, M. (2018): Deep mitochondrial lineage divergence among populations of the southern stingray (Hypanus americanus (Hildebrand & Schroeder, 1928)) throughout the Southeastern United States and Caribbean.

    • Rincón-Sandoval, M., Betancur-R, R. & Maldonado-Ocampo, J.A. (2018): Mitochondrial genomes of the headstanders Megaleporinus muyscorum (Steindachner 1900) and Megaleporinus obtusidens (Valenciennes 1837), (Characiformes, Anostomidae).

    • Rincón-Sandoval, M., Betancur-R, R. & Maldonado-Ocampo, J.A. (2018): Mitochondrial genomes of the South American electric knifefishes Eigenmannia humboldtii (Steindachner 1878), Eigenmannia limbata (Schreiner and Miranda Ribeiro 1903), Sternopygus aequilabiatus (Humboldt 1805) and Sternopygus macrurus (Bloch and Schneider 1801), (Gymnotiformes, Sternopygidae).

    • Rivera-Rivera, C.J. & Montoya-Burgos, J.I. (2018): Back to the roots: reducing evolutionary rate heterogeneity among sequences gives support for the early morphological hypothesis of the root of Siluriformes (Teleostei: Ostariophysi).

    • Roberts, A.S., Farina, S.C., Goforth, R.R. & Gidmark, N.J. (2018): Evolution of skeletal and muscular morphology within the functionally integrated lower jaw adduction system of sculpins and relatives (Cottoidei).

    • Roxo, F.F., Souza, C., Silva, G.J., Foresti, F. & Oliveira, C. (2018): Genetic and morphological analyses demonstrate that Schizolecis guntheri (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) is likely to be a species complex.

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    • Sağlam, İ.K., Baumsteiger, J., Smith, M.J., Linares-Casenave, J., Nichols, A.L., O’Rourke, S.M. & Miller, M.R. (2018): Best available science still supports an ancient common origin of Devils Hole and Devils Hole pupfish.

    • Salis, P., Roux, N., Soulat, O., Lecchini, D., Laudet, V. & Frédérich, B. (2018): Ontogenetic and phylogenetic simplification during white stripe evolution in clownfishes.

    • Sandel, M.W., Aguilar, A., Buonaccorsi, V.P., Herstein, J. & Evgrafov, O. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome sequences of five rockfishes (Perciformes: Sebastes).

    • Sayyadzadeh, G., Esmaeili, H.R. & Eagderi, S. (2018): Re-description and molecular systematics of Paraschistura delvarii (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

    • Schmidt, R.C., Bart, H.L., Jr. & Nyingi, W.D. (2018): Integrative taxonomy of the red-finned barb, Enteromius apleurogramma (Cyprininae: Smiliogastrini) from Kenya, supports recognition of E. amboseli as a valid species.

    • Schönhuth, S., Gagne, R.B., Alda, F., Neely, D.A., Mayden, R.L. & Blum, M.J. (2018): Phylogeography of the widespread creek chub Semotilus atromaculatus (Cypriniformes: Leuciscidae).

    • Scott, R.J., Willink, P.W. & Norton, B.M. (2018): Biogeography and Distribution of the Cryptic Species Rosyface Shiner Notropis rubellus and Carmine Shiner Notropis percobromus in Illinois.

    • Segherloo, I.H., Normandeau, E., Benestan, L., Rougeux, C., Coté, G., Moore, J.-S., Ghaedrahmati, N., Abdoli, A. & Bernatchez, L. (2018): Genetic and morphological support for possible sympatric origin of fish from subterranean habitats.

    • Sharma, L., Ali, S., Barat, A., Kumar, R., Pande, V., Laskar, M.A., Sahoo, P.K. & Sumer, S. (2018): Molecular identification and genetic diversity analysis of Chocolate mahseer (Neolissochilus hexagonolepis) populations of Northeast India, using mitochondrial DNA markers.

    • Shelley, J.J., Swearer, S.E., Adams, M., Dempster, T., Le Feuvre, M.C., Hammer, M.P. & Unmack, P.J. (2018): Cryptic biodiversity in the freshwater fishes of the Kimberley endemism hotspot, northwestern Australia.

    • Shi, L.-X., Zhang, C., Wang, Y.-P., Tang, Q.-Y., Danley, P.D. & Liu, H.-Z. (2018): Evolutionary relationships of two balitorids (Cypriniformes, Balitoridae) revealed by comparative mitogenomics.

    • Silva, R.R. & Rapp Py–Daniel, L.H. (2018): Redescription of Dekeyseria picta (Siluriformes; Loricariidae), a poorly known ancistrin from the Amazon and Orinoco Basins.

    • Silva, T.F., Schneider, H., Sampaio, I., Angulo, A., Britoc, M.F.G., Alcântara Santos, A.C., Andrade Santos, J., Carvalho-Filhoe, A. & Santos, S. (2018): Phylogeny of the subfamily Stelliferinae suggests speciation in Ophioscion Gill, 1863 (Sciaenidae: Perciformes) in the western South Atlantic.

    • Silva-Santos, R., Ramirez, J.L., Galetti, P.M., Jr. & Freitas, P.D. (2018): Molecular Evidences of a Hidden Complex Scenario in Leporinus cf. friderici.

    • Skurikhina, L. A., Oleinik, A.G., Kukhlevsky, A.D., Kovpak, N.E., Frolov, S.V. & Sendek, D.S. (2018): Phylogeography and demographic history of the Pacific smelt Osmerus dentex inferred from mitochondrial DNA variation.

    • Smith, D.G., Ho, H.-C. & Sumod, K.S. (2018): Redescription of Congrhynchus talabonoides Fowler, 1934 (Anguilliformes: Congridae) based on specimens collected from the Philippines, Taiwan and India.

    • Smith, W.L., Everman, E. & Richardson, C. (2018): Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Flatheads, Scorpionfishes, Sea Robins, and Stonefishes (Percomorpha: Scorpaeniformes) and the Evolution of the Lachrymal Saber.

    • Soto, M.Á., Castro, J.P., Walker, L.I., Malabarba, L.R., Santos, M.H., Almeida, M.C., Moreira-Filho, O. & Artoni, R.F. (2018): Evolution of trans-Andean endemic fishes of the genus Cheirodon (Teleostei: Characidae) are associated with chromosomal rearrangements.

    • Souza, C.S, Costa-Silva, G.J., Roxo, F.F., Foresti, F. & Oliveira, C. (2018): Genetic and Morphological Analyses Demonstrate That Schizolecis guntheri (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) Is Likely to Be a Species Complex.

    • Souza-Shibatta, L., Tonini, J.F.R., Abrahão, V.P., Jarduli, L.R., Oliveira, C., Malabarba, L.R., Sofia, S.H. & Shibatta, O.A. (2018): Reappraisal of the systematics of Microglanis cottoides (Siluriformes, Pseudopimelodidae), a catfish from southern Brazil.

    • Stange, M., Aguirre-Fernández, G., Salzburger, W. & Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. (2018): Study of morphological variation of northern Neotropical Ariidae reveals conservatism despite macrohabitat transitions.

    • Stange, M., Sánchez-Villagra, M.R., Salzburger, W. & Matschiner, M. (2018): Bayesian Divergence-Time Estimation with Genome-Wide SNP Data of Sea Catfishes (Ariidae) Supports Miocene Closure of the Panamanian Isthmus.

    • Sudasinghe, H., Herath, J., Pethiyagoda, R. & Meegaskumbura, M. (2018): Undocumented translocations spawn taxonomic inflation in Sri Lankan fire rasboras (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae).

    • Sulaiman, Z., Tan, H.H. & Lim, K.K.P. (2018): Annotated checklist of freshwater fishes from Brunei Darussalam, Borneo.

    • Straube, N., Li, C., Mertzen, M., Yuan, H. & Moritz, T. (2018): A phylogenomic approach to reconstruct interrelationships of main clupeocephalan lineages with a critical discussion of morphological apomorphies.

    • Swarça, A.C., Orsi, M.L., Takagui, F.H., Dias, A.L., Dergam, J.A. & Fenocchio, A.S. (2018): First chromosome data on Steindachneridion doceanum (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae): a critically endangered catfish endemic of the Doce River basin, Brazil.

    • Swenson, J.D., Klomp, J., Fisher, R.A. & Crow, K.D. (2018): How the Devil Ray Got Its Horns: The Evolution and Development of Cephalic Lobes in Myliobatid Stingrays (Batoidea: Myliobatidae).

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    • Tea, Y.-K., Frable, B.W. & van der Wal, C. (2018): Redescription and phylogenetic placement of Cirrhilabrus sanguineus Cornic (Teleostei: Labridae), with first documentation of the female form.

    • Tobler, M., Kelley, J.L., Plath, M. & Riesch, R. (2018): Extreme environments and the origins of biodiversity: Adaptation and speciation in sulphide spring fishes.

    • Tougard, C., Justy, F., Guinand, B., Douzery, E.J.P. & Berrebi, P. (2018): Salmo macrostigma (Teleostei, Salmonidae): nothing more than a brown trout (S. trutta) lineage?.

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    • Umamaheswari, M. & Arunachalam, M. (2018): Redescription of Neolissochilus dukai Day 1878 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Teesta River, Darjeeling, West Bengal.

    • Urbano-Bonilla, A., Ballen, G.A., Herrera-R, G.A., Zamudio, J., Herrera-Collazos, E.E., DoNascimiento, C., Prada-Pedreros, S. & Maldonado-Ocampo, J.A. (2018): Fishes of the Cusiana River (Meta River basin, Colombia), with an identification key to its species.

    • Usharamalakshmi. A., Arunachalam, M., Raja, M. & Vijayakumar, C. (2018): On the identity of Nemacheilus panguri (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from Kashmir, India.

    • Usso, M.C., Santos, A.R., Gouveia, J.G., Frantine-Silva, W., Araya-Jaime, C., Oliveira, M.L.M., Foresti, F., Giuliano-Caetano, L. & Dias, A.L. (2018): Genetic and Chromosomal Differentiation of Rhamdia quelen (Siluriformes, Heptapteridae) Revealed by Repetitive Molecular Markers and DNA Barcoding.

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    • van Staden, M., Gledhill, K.S., Rhode, C. & Bester-van der Merwe, A.E. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic position of the leopard catshark, Poroderma pantherinum.

    • Van Steenberge, M., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Hablützel, P.I., Vanhove, M.P.M., Koblmüller, S. & Snoeks, J. (2018): Delineating species along shifting shorelines: Tropheus (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from the southern subbasin of Lake Tanganyika.

    • Vences, M., Rasoloariniaina, J.R. & Riemann, J.C. (2018): A preliminary assessment of genetic divergence and distribution of Malagasy cave fish in the genus Typhleotris (Teleostei: Milyeringidae).

    • Violi, B., Gaither, M.R., Burns, F., Rus Hoelzel, A. & Neat, F. (2018): Assessing ecological and molecular divergence between the closely related species Hydrolagus pallidus and H. affinis (Chimaeridae).

    • Voskoboinikova, O.S.. (2018): The Redescription of Eumicrotremus brashnikowi with Remarks on Validity of E. phrynoides (Cyclopteridae, Cottoidei).

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    • Wang, P., Zhao, C., Fan, S., Yan, L. & Qiu, L. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of Thryssa hamiltonii and phylogenetic analysis of Engraulidae (Clupeiformes; Clupeoidei).

    • Wang, S., Zhao, L., Li, Y., Zhang, Z., Wang, Z. & Gao, T. (2018): Complete mitochondrial DNA genome of grey pomfret Pampus cinereus (Bloch, 1795) (Perciformes: Stromateidae).

    • Wang, Y., Wen, H., Yao, J., Sun, K., Wang, W., Liu, H., Yang, D., Zhang, F. & Xiong, F. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome of the Salangid icefish Neosalanx taihuensis (Actinopterygii: Osmeriformes: Salangidae).

    • Wollebaek, J., Heggenes, J. & Roed, K.H. (2018): Life histories and ecotype conservation in an adaptive vertebrate: Genetic constitution of piscivorous brown trout covaries with habitat stability.

    • Wu, L., Zhong, S., Tan, H., Wang, K., Cheng, G., Chen, X. & Zhang, M. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of Semilabeo notabilis (Cyprinidae: Labeoninae) and phylogenetic implications.

    • Wu, T.H., Tsang, L.M., Chow, L.H., Chen, I-S. & Chu, K.H. (2018): Cryptic lineages and hybridization of the predaceous chub Parazacco spilurus (Actinopterygii, Cypriniformes, Xenocyprididae) in Hong Kong.

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    • Xie, R.-X. & Zhang, E (2018): Re-description of the catfish species Liobagrus kingi Tchang, 1935 (Pisces: Amblycipitidae) from the upper Chang-Jiang basin, China.

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    • Yang, M., Shi, W. & Yu, H. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome characterization of Paratrypauchen microcephalus (Gobiiformes: Oxudercidae) and phylogenetic consideration.

    • Yang, J.-Q., Hsu, K.-C., Kuo, P.-H., Li, L.-L., Tang, W.-Q., Liu, D. & Lin, H.-D. (2018): Mitochondrial and nuclear genetic structure in Rhodeus ocellatus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) with approximate Bayesian computation.

    • Ye, X., Lv, Y., Wei, L., Huang, J., Wen, Y., Zhang, G., Zhang, S., Yang, Z. & Liu, K. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of Jinbian carp Cyprinus carpio (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).

    • Yoshida, T. & Motomura, H. (2018): Redescription of the Indo-West Pacific cardinalfishes (Perciformes: Apogonidae) Rhabdamia spilota Allen & Kuiter 1994 and R. gracilis (Bleeker 1856).

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