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2019 latest news (January)

  • 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.

  • Renza-Millán, M., Lasso, C.A:, Morales-Betancourt, M.A., Villa, F. & Caballero, S. (in press): Mitochondrial DNA diversity and population structure of the ocellate freshwater stingray Potamotrygon motoro (Müller & Henle, 1841) (Myliobatiformes: Potamotrygonidae) in the Colombian Amazon and Orinoco Basins.

  • Sudasinghe, H. & Pethiyagoda, R. (2019): A commentary on the taxonomic review of Sri Lankan Devario by Batuwita et al. 2017 (Teleostei: Danionidae).

  • Baumsteiger, J. & Moyle, P.B. (2019): A reappraisal of the California Roach/Hitch (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae, Hesperoleucus/Lavinia) species complex.

  • Brown, J., Beard, A., Clingham, E., Fricke, R., Henry, L. & Wirtz, P. (2019): The fishes of St Helena Island, central Atlantic Ocean—new records and an annotated check-list.

  • [update] 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.

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

2018 latest news (December)

  • 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).

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • [update] 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).

  • [update] 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).

  • [update] 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).

  • [update] Liu, L., Liu, L., Gao, T. & Song, N. (2018): Phylogeographic pattern of Liza affinis populations in Chinese coastal waters: estimation of larval dispersal potential.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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).

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

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

  • 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.

  • [update] 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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).

  • [update] 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.