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[Focus on fish systematic, phylogeny, synonymy and genetics]
2018 latest news (September)

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • [update] 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.

  • 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.

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

2018 latest news (August)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Zhu, S.-R., Zhu, Y.-A., Meng, Q.-L., An, L., Zhang, L.-G. & Yu, Z.-H. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of two different colour Luciobarbus capito (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae).

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

2018 latest news (July)

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

2018 latest news (June)

  • 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).

  • Zareian, H., Esmaeili, H.R., Gholamhosseini, A., Alwan, N. & Coad, B.W. (2018): Comments on the Mond Scraper, Capoeta mandica (Teleostei: Cyprinidae): Re-Description, Molecular Systematics and Distribution Modeling.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • [update] Stobie, C.S., Oosthuizen, C.J., Cunningham, M.J. & Bloomer, P. (2018): Exploring the phylogeography of a hexaploid freshwater fish by RAD sequencing.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] Martin, R.P., Olson, E.E., Girard, M.G., Smith, W.L. & Davis, M.P. (2018): Light in the Darkness: New Perspective on Lanternfish Relationships and Classification Using Genomic and Morphological Data.

  • 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.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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).

  • [update] 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • Zhang, H. & Xian, W. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of the larval Bombay duck Harpodon nehereus (Aulopiformes, Synodontidae) from Yangtze estuary and the phylogenetic relationship of Synodontidae species.

  • 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.

  • 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.

2018 latest news (May)

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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).

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

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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.

  • [update] 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).

  • [update] 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.

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

  • Zhang, H. & Xian, W. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome of the larval Syngnathus schlegeli (Gasterosteiformes, Syngnathidae) from Yangtze estuary and the phylogenetic relationship of genus Syngnathus.

  • 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).

  • 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).

  • [update] 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • [update] Pichler, A., Ahnelt, H., Kirchner, S., Sattmann, H., Haring, E., Handschuh, S., Freyhof, J., Victor, R. & Kruckenhauser, L. (2018): The morphological diversity of Garra barreimiae [Teleostei: Cyprinidae].

  • [update] 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.

  • Zhang, G., Zhu, D., Li, X., Liang, X., Cai, K., Zhang, H. & Zhang, G. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome of natural diploid loaches Misgurnus anguillicaudatus from the Taihu Lake.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hayes, M.M. & Piller, K.R. (in press): Patterns of diversification in a North American endemic fish, the Blackbanded Darter (Perciformes, Percidae).

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

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

  • 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.

2018 latest news (April)

  • 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).

  • Zhu, K., Gong, L., Jiang, L., Liu, L., Lü, Z. & Liu, B. (2018): Phylogenetic analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of Anguilla japonica (Anguilliformes, Anguillidae).

  • Zhu, K., Gong, L., Lü, Z., Liu, L., Jiang, L. & Liu, B. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of Chaetodon octofasciatus (Perciformes: Chaetodontidae) and phylogenetic studies of Percoidea.

  • 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).

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

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • [update] 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).

  • 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).

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

  • [update] 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.

  • Mascolo, C., Ceruso, M., Palma, G., Anastasio, A., Sordino, P. & Pepe, T. (2018): The complete mitochondrial genome of the axillary seabream, Pagellus acarne (Perciformes: Sparidae).

  • Yang, W.-D., Guo, C.-C., Liu, M. & Lin, B. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome and the phylogenetic position of the blackmouth croaker Atrobucca nibe (Perciformes: Sciaenidae).

  • Zou, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, T., Xie, M. & Wu, T. (2018): Sequence identification and phylogenetic analysis of the mitochondrial genome of Microphysogobio kiatingensis (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).

  • Wang, P., Zhao, C., Fan, S., Yan, L. & Qiu, L. (2018): Characterization and phylogenetic analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of Glossogobius giuris (Perciformes: Gobiidae).

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

  • Yang, W.-D., Guo, C.-C., Liu, M. & Lin, B. (2018): Complete mitochondrial genome and the phylogenetic position of the Caroun croaker Johnius carouna (perciformes: Sciaenidae).

  • 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).

  • [update] 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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).

2018 latest news (March)

  • [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.

2018 latest news (February)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).