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2018 latest news (March)

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

  • [update] 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

2018 latest news (February)

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

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

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

  • 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.

2018 latest news (January)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

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

  • 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).

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Huber, J.H. (2017): Miscellaneous comments on Haplochilus marnoi and bifasciatus Steindachner, 1881, with lectotype designations, on the identity of Rivulus rachovii Ahl, 1925 with suggested revalidation, and on the ICZN availability or not of two synonymized taxa.

  • Huber, J.H. (2017): Reanalysis of single type of Rivulus ocellatus Hensel, 1880 in Berlin Museum pending its putative molecular analysis, with the proposal of revalidation of Rivulus caudomarginatus.

  • Murase, A., Miki, R. & Motomura, H. (2017): Southern limits of distribution of the intertidal gobies Chaenogobius annularis and C. gulosus support the existence of a biogeographic boundary in southern Japan (Teleostei, Perciformes, Gobiidae).

2017 latest news (December)

  • Souza, C.R., Mello Affonso, P.R.A., Araújo Bitencourt, J., Sampaio, I. & Carneiro, P.L.S. (2017): Species validation and cryptic diversity in the Geophagus brasiliensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 complex (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from Brazilian coastal basins as revealed by DNA analyses.

  • Vasil’eva, E.D. (2017): Diagnostic features and taxonomy of the Mediterranean species of the big-scale sand smelts belonging to Atherina boyeri group (Atherinidae).

  • Buj, I., Marčić, Z., Ćaleta, M., Šanda, R., Geiger, M.F., Freyhof, J., Machordom, A. & Vukić, J. (2017): Ancient connections among the European rivers and watersheds revealed from the evolutionary history of the genus Telestes (Actinopterygii; Cypriniformes).

  • Huang, S.-P., Wang, F.-Y. & Wang, T.-Y. (2017): Molecular Phylogeny of the Opsariichthys Group (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) Based On Complete Mitochondrial Genomes.

  • Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Lin, L., Gao, T. & Liu, L. (2017): New genetic perspectives of the ambiguous pomfret as revealed by CR sequences.

  • Ito, T., Fukuda, T., Morimune, T. & Hosoya, K. (2017): Evolution of the connection patterns of the cephalic lateral line canal system and its use to diagnose opsariichthyin cyprinid fishes (Teleostei, Cyprinidae).

  • Prizon, A.C., Bruschi, D.P., Borin-Carvalho, L.A., Cius, A., Barbosa, L.M., Ruiz, H.B., Zawadzki, C.H., Fenocchio, A.S. & Portela-Castro, A.L.B. (2017): Hidden Diversity in the Populations of the Armored Catfish Ancistrus Kner, 1854 (Loricariidae, Hypostominae) from the Paraná River Basin Revealed by Molecular and Cytogenetic Data.

  • Lima, S.M.Q., Berbel-Filho, W.M., Araújo, T.F.P., Lazzarotto, H., Tatarenkov, A. & Avise, J.C. (2017): Headwater Capture Evidenced by Paleo-Rivers Reconstruction and Population Genetic Structure of the Armored Catfish (Pareiorhaphis garbei) in the Serra do Mar Mountains of Southeastern Brazil.

  • Sawai, E., Yamanoue, Y., Nyegaard, M. & Sakai, Y. (2017): Redescription of the bump-head sunfish Mola alexandrini (Ranzani 1839), senior synonym of Mola ramsayi (Giglioli 1883), with designation of a neotype for Mola mola (Linnaeus 1758) (Tetraodontiformes: Molidae).