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2019 latest news (March)

  • Gill, A.C. & Russell, BC. (2019): Redescription of Anthias xanthomaculatus Fourmanoir and Rivaton, and its reassignment in the genus Odontanthias Bleeker (Teleostei: Serranidae: Anthiadinae).

  • Andriyono, S., Kim, A.-R., Alam, M.J., Park, H. & Kim, H.-W. (2019): The complete mitochondrial genome of spearnose grenadier, Coelorinchus multispinulosus, Katayama, 1942 (Gadiformes: Macrouridae).

  • Liu, L., Zhang, X., Li, C., Zhang, H., Yanagimoto, T., Song, N. & Gao, T. (2019): Population genetic structure of Marbled Rockfish, Sebastiscus marmoratus (Cuvier, 1829), in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.

  • Zaccara, S., Quadroni, S., Vanetti, I., Carosi, A., La Porta, G., Crosa, G., Britton, R. & Lorenzoni, M. (2019): Morphologic and genetic variability in the Barbus fishes (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) of Central Italy.

  • Artüz, M.L. & Fricke, R. (2019): The marine teleost fishes of the Sea of Marmara; an updated and annotated checklist.

  • Liu, X., Deng, H., Liu, Z. & Zhou, J. (2019): Reassignment of ‚Triplophysa‘ jiarongensis (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) to Oreonectes Günther, 1868.

  • Luo, D., Li, Y., Zhao, Q., Zhao, L., Ludwig, A. & Peng, Z. (2019): Highly Resolved Phylogenetic Relationships within Order Acipenseriformes According to Novel Nuclear Markers.

  • Jang-Liaw, N.-H., Tominaga, K., Zhang, C., Zhao, Y., Nakajima, J., Onikura, N. & Watanabe, K. (2019): Phylogeography of the Chinese false gudgeon, Abbottina rivularis, in East Asia, with special reference to the origin and artificial disturbance of Japanese populations.

  • Borden, W.C., Grande, T.C. & Wilson, M.V.H. (2019): Phylogenetic relationships within the primitive acanthomorph fish genus Polymixia, with changes to species composition and geographic distributions.

  • Levin, B.A., Gandlin, A.A., Simonov, E.S., Levina, M.A., Barmintseva, A.E., Japoshvili, B., Mugue, N.S., Mumladze, L., Mustafayev, N.J., Pashkov, A.N., Roubenyan, H.R., Shapovalov, M.I. & Doadrio, I. (in press): Phylogeny, phylogeography and hybridization of Caucasian barbels of the genus Barbus (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae).

  • Pérez-Quiñonez, C.I., Quiñonez-Velázquez, C. & García-Rodríguez, F.J. (in press): Genetic homogeneity of the Pacific thread herring (Opisthonema libertate) (Günther, 1867) in the Eastern Pacific, inferred from mtDNA sequences.

  • Delrieu‐Trottin, E., Brosseau‐Acquaviva, L., Mona, S., Neglia, V., Giles, E.C., Rapu‐Edmunds, C. & Saenz‐Agudelo, P. (in press): Understanding the origin of the most isolated endemic reef fish fauna of the Indo‐Pacific: Coral reef fishes of Rapa Nui.

  • Belaiba, E., Marrone, F., Vecchioni, L., Bahri-Sfar, L. & Arculeo, M. (in press): An exhaustive phylogeny of the combtooth blenny genus Salaria (Pisces, Blenniidae) shows introgressive hybridization and lack of reciprocal mtDNA monophyly between the marine species Salaria basilisca and Salaria pavo.

2019 latest news (February)

  • Roxo, F.F., Ochoa, L.E., Sabaj, M.H., Lujan, N.K., Covain, R., Silva, G.S.C., Melo, B.F., Albert, J.S:, Chang, J., Foresti, F., Alfaro, M.E. & Oliveira, C. (in press): Phylogenomic reappraisal of the Neotropical catfish family Loricariidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) using ultraconserved elements.

  • Zhang, Z., Zhang, Z., Zhu, F., Jia, C., Meng, Q., Sun, R., Chen, S., Wu, G., Gao, B. & Huang, J. (2019): Complete mitochondrial genome and phylogenetic analysis of Acanthogobius hasta from the lower reaches of the Yangtze River.

  • Sgouros, K., Page, L.M., Orlofske, S.A. & Jadin, R.C. (2019): A revised molecular phylogeny reveals polyphyly in Schistura (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae).

  • Pang, Z., Liu, L., Liu, B., Gong, L., Jiang, L. & Lü, Z. (2019): The complete mitochondrial genome of Stolephorus insularis (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae) and phylogenetic studies of Engraulidae.

  • Hubert, N., Lumbantobing, D., Sholihah, A., Dahruddin, H., Delrieu-Trottin, E., Busson, F., Sauri, S., Hadiaty, R & Keith, P. (2019): Revisiting species boundaries and distribution ranges of Nemacheilus spp. (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) and Rasbora spp. (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in Java, Bali and Lombok through DNA barcodes: implications for conservation in a biodiversity hotspot.

  • Huang, W.-C., Chen, H,-M. & Liao, T.-Y. (2019): Revalidation of a moray eel, Gymnothorax mucifer Snyder, 1904 (Teleostei: Anguilliformes: Muraenidae), with a revised distribution.

  • Li, Y., Song, P., Feng, J., Zhang, N., Zhang, R. & Lin, L. (2019): Complete mitochondrial genome sequence and phylogenetic analysis of Myoxocephalus scorpius (Linnaeus, 1758).

  • Çiçek, E., Eagderi, S. & Sungur, S. (2019): Oxynoemacheilus phoxinoides (Erk’akan, Nalbant & Özeren, 2007): a junior synonym of Oxynoemacheilus angorae (Steindachner, 1897).

  • Short, G., Harasti, D. & Hamilton, H. (2019): Hippocampus whitei Bleeker, 1855, a senior synonym of the southern Queensland seahorse H. procerus Kuiter, 2001: molecular and morphological evidence (Teleostei, Syngnathidae).

  • Ottoni, F.P., Mattos, J.L.O., Katz, A.M. & Bragança, P.H.N. (2019): Phylogeny and species delimitation based on molecular approaches on the species of the Australoheros autrani group (Teleostei, Cichlidae), with biogeographic comments.

  • Wang, X., Liu, F., Yu, D. & Liu, H. (2019): Mitochondrial divergence suggests unexpected high species diversity in the opsariichthine fishes (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) and the revalidation of Opsariichthys macrolepis.

  • Park, J., Kim, Y. & Xi, H. (2019): The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Chinese minnow in Korea, Rhynchocypris oxycephalus (Sauvage and Dabry de Thiersant, 1874).

  • Zhang, L., Zhou, Z., Chen, S., Li, H. & Zhang, Y. (2019): Characterization of complete mitochondrial genome of a new identification of Gymnothorax minor (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) in China.

  • Ponjarat, J., Areesirisuk, P., Prakhongcheep, O., Dokkaew, S., Sillapaprayoon, S., Muangmai, N., Peyachoknagul, S. & Srikulnath, K. (2019): Complete mitochondrial genome of two mouthbrooding fighting fishes, Betta apollon and B. simplex (Teleostei: Osphronemidae).

  • Fujiwara, K. & Motomura, H. (2019): Validity of Lepadichthys misakius (Tanaka 1908) and redescription of Lepadichthys frenatus Waite 1904 (Gobiesocidae: Diademichthyinae).

2019 latest news (January)

  • Alam, M.J., Kim, J.-H., Andriyono, S., Lee, J.-H., Lee, S.R., Park, H. & Kim, H.-W. (2019): Characterization of complete mitochondrial genome and gene organization of sharp-spined notothenia, Trematomus pennellii (Perciformes: Nototheniidae).

  • Bono, A., Tencatt, L.F.C., Alonso, F. & Lehmann A., P. (2019) Redescription of Corydoras undulatus Regan, 1912 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae), with comments on the identity of Corydoras latus Pearson, 1924.

  • Ren, Q. & Mayden, R.L. (2019): Comparative Phylogenetics of the Asian genus „Puntius“ and relatives (Cypriniformes; Cyprinidae): Explorations into the potential impacts of taxon and character sampling.

  • Sudasinghe, H., Pethiyagoda, R., Maduwage, K. & Meegaskumbura, M. (2019): The identity of the Sri Lankan Amblypharyngodon (Teleostei, Cyprinidae).

  • Freyhof, J., Kaya, C., Bayçelebi, E., Geiger, M. & Turan, D. (2019): Comments on the holotype of Alburnus kurui Mangit & Yerli 2018 and re-description of A. carianorum Freyhof, Kaya, Bayçelebi, Geiger & Turan, 2019 (Teleostei: Leuciscidae).

  • Ballesteros–Córdova, C.A., Varela–Romero, A., Ruiz–Campos, G., Findley, L.T., Grijalva–Chon, J.M., Gutiérrez–Millán, L.E. (2019): Mitochondrial evidence for a new evolutionary significant unit within the Gila eremica lineage (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) in Sonora, Northwest Mexico.

  • Goldberg, D.L., Landy, J.A., Travis, J., Springer, M.S. & Reznick, D.N. (2019): In love and war: The morphometric and phylogenetic basis of ornamentation, and the evolution of male display behavior, in the livebearer genus Poecilia.

  • Batta-Lona, P.G., Galindo-Sánchez, C.E., Arteaga, M.C., Robles-Flores, J. & Jiménez-Rosenberg, S.P.A. (in press): DNA barcoding and morphological taxonomy: identification of lanternfish (Myctophidae) larvae in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 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.