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


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  • 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).

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  • Barros-García, D., Froufe, E., Bañón, R., Arronte, J.C. & De Carlos, A. (2018): Phylogenetic analysis shows the general diversification pattern of deep-sea notacanthiforms (Teleostei: Elopomorpha).
    • Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 15 March 2018.

  • 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.

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  • 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., 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • Denton, J.S.S. (2018): Diversification Patterns of Lanternfishes Reveal Multiple Rate Shifts in a Critical Mesopelagic Clade Targeted for Human Exploitation.

  • 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).

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

  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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.

  • 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, 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).

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  • 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).

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

  • 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).

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  • 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. (in press): Identification of a New Mullet Species Complex Based on an Integrative Molecular and Cytogenetic Investigation of Mugil hospes (Mugilidae: Mugiliformes).

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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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  • Zanata, A.M., Camelier, P., Carvalho, F.R. & Lima, S.M.Q. (2018): Redescription of Hyphessobrycon itaparicensis, a senior synonym of H. sergipanus (Characiformes: Characidae).

  • Zhang, C., Ma, B., Gyurmey, M., Liu, H., Wang, W., Li, B. & Zhang, B. (2018): Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of the endangered species Schizothorax integrilabiatus.

  • Zhu, K., Lü, Z., Liu, L., Gong, L. & Liu, B. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of Trachidermus fasciatus (Scorpaeniformes: Cottidae) and phylogenetic studies of Cottidae.

  • Zou, Y., Chen, M., Wu, T., Tian, T. & Wen, Z. (2018): Identification and analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of Acheilognathus omeiensis (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae).

  • Zou, Y., Yan, Y., Chen, M., Wu, T. & Wen, Z. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic analysis of Sinogastromyzon szechuanensis (Teleostei, Cypriniformes, Homalopteridae).