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2022 latest news (May)

  • Terlecki, G., Rodrigues, L.S., Kikuchi, E., Abbatepaulo, F.V., Bosenbecker, C., Freire, M.A., Cortinhas, M.C.S., Proietti, M.C. & Cardoso, L.G. (2022): Uncovering Lampris species (Actinopterygii, Lampridae) in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean: a molecular and morphometric approach.
  • Ferreira, P.H.N., Souza, F.H.S., Moraes, R.L., Perez, M.F., Sassi, F.M.C., Viana, P.F., Feldberg, E., Ezaz, T., Liehr, T., Bertollo, L.A.C. & Cioffi, M.B. (2022): The Genetic Differentiation of Pyrrhulina (Teleostei, Characiformes) Species is Likely Influenced by Both Geographical Distribution and Chromosomal Rearrangements.
  • Ouassal, K., Doadrio, I., Perea, S., Casal-López, M., Yahyaoui, A. & Jaziri, H. (2022): Mitochondrial genetic diversity, phylogeography and historical demography of Moroccan native freshwater fishes: a case study of the genus Luciobarbus Heckel, 1843.
  • Al Jufaili, S.M., Esmaeili, H.R., Sayyadzadeh, G., Masoumi, A.H. & Larson, H.K. (2022): Redescription of the goby Glossogobius tenuiformis Fowler, 1934 (Teleostei: Gobiidae) and assignment of Oman Glossogobius populations: a morpho-molecular approach.
  • Popoola, M.O., Schedel, F.D.B., Hebert, P.D.N. & Schliewen, U.K. (2022): First DNA barcode library for the ichthyofauna of the Jos Plateau (Nigeria) with comments on potential undescribed fish species.
  • Gholamhosseini, A., Razbanian, M., Esmaeili, H.R. & Eagderi, S. (2022): Molecular systematics and morphological variation in the Mesopotamian spiny eel Mastacembelus mastacembelus (Teleostei: Mastacembelidae).

2022 latest news (April)

  • Jamaluddin, J.A.F., Lavoué, S., Alshari, N.F.M.A.H., Ghazali, S.Z., Ahmad, A., Tan, A., Leng, C.L. & Nor, S.A.M. (2022): Reassessing fish diversity of Penang Island’s freshwaters (northwest Peninsular Malaysia) through a molecular approach raises questions on its conservation status.
  • Jeon, H.-B., Song, H.Y., Suk, H.Y. & Bang, I.-C. (2022): Phylogeography of the Korean endemic Coreoleuciscus (Cypriniformes: Gobionidae): the genetic evidence of colonization through Eurasian continent to the Korean Peninsula during Late Plio-Pleistocene.
  • Ghazali, S.Z., Lavoué, S., Zain, K.M., Jamaluddin, J.A.F., Ahmad, A., Ratmuangkhwang, S. & Nor, S.A.M. (2022): Low morphological and genetic variation within the glass-perchlet Parambassis siamensis (Teleostei: Ambassidae) in Peninsular Malaysia.
  • Freyhof, J., Kaya, C. & Geiger, M.F. (2022): A practical approach to revise the Oxynoemacheilus bergianus species group (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
  • Kanu, U.C., Liang, C., Nwafor, C.C., Shen, J. & Zhang, E (2022): Phylogenetic Analyses of Cyprinid Species from the Rokel River Basin of Sierra Leone, West Africa: Taxonomic, Biogeographic, and Conservation Implications.
  • [update]  Riva-Rossi, C.R., Renaud, C.B., Neira, F.J., Baigún, C., Baker, C.F., Quiroga, P. & Potter, I. 2022. On the invalid resurrection of the lamprey genus Exomegas Gill, 1883.
  • Girard, M.G., Davis, M.P., Baldwin, C.C., Dettaï, A., Martin, R.P. & Smith, W.L. (2022): Molecular phylogeny of the threadfin fishes (Polynemidae) using ultraconserved elements.
  • Segovia, N.I., González-Wevar, C.A., Naretto, J., Rosenfeld, S., Brickle, P., Hüne, M., Bernal, V., Haye, P.A. & Poulin, E. (2022): The right tool for the right question: contrasting biogeographic patterns in the notothenioid fish Harpagifer spp. along the Magellan Province.
  • Jose, A., Sukumaran, S., Mukundan, L.P., Raj, N., Mary, S., Nisha, K. & Gopalakrishnan, A. (2022): Comparative mitogenomics and phylogenetics of the family Carangidae with special emphasis on the mitogenome of the Indian Scad Decapterus russelli.
  • Osinov, A.G., Volkov, A.A. & Pavlov, D.A. (2022): Secondary contact, hybridization, and diversification in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus (L.) species complex) from lakes of the Norilo-Pyasinskaya water system, Taimyr: how many forms exist there?
  • Guimarães, K.L.A., Lima, M.P., Santana, D.J., Souza, M.F.B., Barbosa, R.S. & Rodrigues, L.R.R. (2022): DNA barcoding and phylogeography of the Hoplias malabaricus species complex.
  • Gu, Q., Wang, S., Zhong, H., Yuan, H., Yang, J., Yang, C., Huang, X., Xu, X., Wang, Y., Wei, Z., Wang, J. & Liu, S. (2022): Phylogeographic relationships and the evolutionary history of the Carassius auratus complex with a newly born homodiploid raw fish (2nNCRC).
  • Bunholi, I.V., Silva Ferrette, B.L., Domingues, R.R., Rotundo, M.M., Cuevas, J.M., García, M., Gómez, S., Freitas, R.H.A., Oliveira, C., Foresti, F. & Mendonça, F.F. (2022): Multilocus phylogeography of the endemic and endangered angular angelshark (Squatina guggenheim) in the Southwest Atlantic Ocean.
  • Hasan, M.E., Ratmuangkhwang, S. & Durand, J.-D. (2022): Range extension of Pomadasys andamanensis McKay and Satapoomin 1994 (Perciformes: Haemulidae) to Bangladesh, the north-eastern Bay of Bengal with the indication of a cryptic sibling species from Bali, Indonesia.
  • Hart, P.B., Arnold, R.J., Alda, F., Kenaley, C.P., Pietsch, T.W., Hutchinson, D. & Chakrabarty, P. (2022): Evolutionary Relationships Of Anglerfishes (Lophiiformes) Reconstructed Using Ultraconserved Elements.
  • Briñoccoli, Y.F., Bogan, S., Arcila, D., Rosso, J.J., Mabragaña, E., Delpiani, S.M., Díaz de Astarloa, J.M. & Cardoso, Y.P. (2022): Molecular and morphological evidence revalidates Acrobrycon tarijae (Characiformes, Characidae) and shows hidden diversity.

2022 latest news (March)

  • Raghavan, R., Dahanukar, N., Anoop, V.K., Arjun, C.P. & Britz, R. (2022): Diversity and distribution of dragon snakeheads of the family Aenigmachannidae, and the identity of Aenigmachanna mahabali.
  • [update]  Hoagstrom, C.W. & Echelle, A.A. (2022): Biogeography of the Macrhybopsis aestivalis complex (Teleostei: Cyprinidae): emphasis on speciation and ancient heterospecific mitochondrial transfer.
  • [update]  Kim, D., Bauer, B.H. & Near, T.J. (2021): Introgression and Species Delimitation in the Longear Sunfish Lepomis megalotis (Teleostei: Percomorpha: Centrarchidae).
  • Wang, X., Tong, L., Deng, J., Li, L., Xiang, P., Xu, L., Luo, Z., Yang, K. & Song, Z. (2022): Insights into historical drainage evolution based on the phylogeography of Schizopygopsis malacanthus Herzenstein (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae) across the upper and middle Yalong River drainage in the Hengduan Mountains region, southwest China.
  • Mar-Silva, A.F., Arroyave, J. & Díaz-Jaimes, P. (2022): The complete mitochondrial genome of the Mexican-endemic cavefish Ophisternon infernale (Synbranchiformes, Synbranchidae): insights on patterns of selection and implications for synbranchiform phylogenetics.
  • Cucalón, R.V., Valdiviezo-Rivera, J., Jiménez-Prado, J., Navarrete-Amaya, R., Shervette, V.R., Torres-Noboa, A., Wierzal, N., Karpan, K.C., Borders, T., Calle, P., Lujan, N.K. & Aguirre, W.E. (2022): Phylogeography of the Chocó Endemic Rainbow Characin (Teleostei: Rhoadsia).
  • Costa, T.L.A., Petean, F.F., Berbel-Filho, W.M., Solé-Cava, A.M., Mendes, L.F. & Lima, S.M.Q. (2022): Molecular testing of the São Francisco River as an ecological filter for the Brazilian large-eyed stingray Hypanus marianae (Dasyatidae, Myliobatiformes).
  • Thacker, C.E., Shelley, J.J., McCraney, W.T., Adams, M., Hammer, M.P. & Unmack, P.J. (2022): Phylogeny, diversification, and biogeography of a hemiclonal hybrid system of native Australian freshwater fishes (Gobiiformes: Gobioidei: Eleotridae: Hypseleotris).
  • Russell, B.C., Bogorodsky, S.V., Mal, A. O., Bineesh, K.K. & Alpermann, T.J. (2022): The taxonomic identity of the monocle bream Scolopsis vosmeri species complex (Perciformes: Nemipteridae), with comments on molecular phylogenetic relationships within the genus Scolopsis.
  • Decru, E., Vranken, N., Maetens, H., De Vry, A.M., Kayenbergh, A., Snoeks, J. & van Steenberge, M. (in press): DNA barcoding the Lake Edward basin: high taxonomic coverage of a tropical freshwater ichthyofauna.
  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Mattos, J.L.O., Lopes, S., Amorim, P.F. & Katz, A.M. (in press): Integrative Taxonomy, Distribution and Ontogenetic Colouration Change in Neotropical Mountain Catfishes of the Trichomycterus nigroauratus Group (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae).
  • Limeira, D.M., Santos, M.H., Mateus, R.P., Ruas, C.F., Almeida, M.C., Filho, O.M. & Artoni, R.F. (2022): Molecular data reveal a complex population genetic structure for Psalidodon scabripinnis (Teleostei: Characidae) in the Atlantic Rainforest, Brazil.

2022 latest news (February)

  • Zhao, L., Wang, S., Qu, F., Liu, Z. & Gao, T. (2022): A genetic assessment of the population structure and demographic history of Odontamblyopus lacepedii (Perciformes, Amblyopinae) from the northwestern Pacific.
  • Vilardo, P.J., Katz, A.M. & Costa, W.J.E.M. (2022): Phylogenetic position of Trichomycterus astromycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), an enigmatic trichomycterid from eastern Brazil, inferred from molecular data.
  • Oliveira-Farias, K.K.C., Farias, R.S., Neto, M.A.S., Souza, M.E., Calado, L.L., Montes,  M.A., Lima, A.P.S., Martinez, P. &  Coimbra, M.R.M. (2022): Genetic structure and management of the Neotropical migratory fish Megaleporinus obtusidens on a highly impacted river basin.
  • Lea, R.N., Fraser, T.H., Baldwin, C.C. & Craig, M.T. (2022): Five Valid Species of Cardinalfishes of the Genus Apogon (Apogonidae) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, with a Redescription of A. atricaudus and Notes on the Distribution of A. atricaudus and A. atradorsatus.
  • Takács, P., Maasz, G., Zrínyi, Z., Boross, N., Vitál, Z., Sipos, D.I.K., Bánó, B., Staszny, A., Sály, P. & Kovács, B. (2022): Infirm effect of phylogeny on morphometric features in a cryptic Gobio species complex.
  • Urban, S., Gerwin, J., Hulsey, C.D., Meyer, A. & Kratochwil, C.F. (2022): The repeated evolution of stripe patterns is correlated with body morphology in the adaptive radiations of East African cichlid fishes.
  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2022): О ДВУХ МАЛОИЗУЧЕННЫХ ВИДАХ УГРЕВИДНЫХ ЛИКОДОВ (Lycenchelys, Zoarcidae). [On two poorly studied species of eelpouds (Lycenchelys, Zoarcidae)].
  • Echreshavi, S., Esmaeili, H.R. & Al Jufaili, S.M. (2022): Goatfishes of the world: An updated list of taxonomy, distribution and conservation status (Teleostei: Mullidae).
  • Matsunuma, M., Chungthanawong, S.  & Motomura, H. (2022): Taxonomic status of two nominal species of Tetraroge (Perciformes: Tetrarogidae): Tetraroge albifrons Duncker and Mohr 1929 and Tetraroge bellona De Vis 1884.
  • Thieme, P., Schnell, N.K., Parkinson, K. & Moritz, T. (2022): Morphological characters in light of new molecular phylogenies: the caudal-fin skeleton of Ovalentaria.
  • Tan, M.P., Sammogam, R., Nur, N.F.M., Yusoff, N.I.S.M., Jaafar, T.N.A.M., Nor, S.A.M., Sung, Y.Y., Danish-Daniel, M. & Megarajan, S. (2022): Genetic polymorphism and phylogenetic relationships of the brushtooth lizardfish (Saurida undosquamis) (Aulopiformes: Synodontidae) based on mitochondrial DNA markers.
  • Tajbakhsh, F., Rajabi-Maham, H., Abdoli, A., Stepien, C.A. & Kiabi, B.H. (2022): DNA Sequence Support for Reclassification of the Endemic Southern Caspian Sea Deepwater Goby as Neogobius bathybius (Formerly Ponticola; Perciformes: Gobiidae) and Recent Population Expansion of a Continuous Population.
  • Ward, S.J., McMahan, C.D., Khakurel, B., Wright, A.M. & Piller, K.R. (2022): Genomic data support the taxonomic validity of Middle American livebearers Poeciliopsis gracilis and Poeciliopsis pleurospilus (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae).
  • Ferreira, D.G., Carlsson, J., Galindo, B.A., Frantine-Silva, W., Apolinário-Silva, C., Meschini, J.S., Zanatta, A.S., Almeida, F.S. & Sofia, S.H. (in press): The role of free-flowing tributary rivers in the maintenance of genetic diversity of a migratory fish species living in a river fragmented by dams.
  • Marceniuk, A.P., Oliveira, C., Sales, J.B.L. & Betancur-R, R. (2022): The marine catfishes of the genus Bagre (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from the Western Atlantic.
  • Bellodi, A., Benvenuto, A., Melis, R., Mulas, A., Barone, M., Barría, C., Cariani, A., Carugati, L., Chatzispyrou, A., Desrochers, M., Ferrari, A., Guallart, J., Hemida, F., Mancusi, C., Mazzoldi, C., Ramírez-Amaro, S., Rey, J., Scannella, D., Serena, F., Tinti, F., Vella, A., Follesa, M.C. & Cannas, R. (2022): Call me by my name: unravelling the taxonomy of the gulper shark genus Centrophorus in the Mediterranean Sea through an integrated taxonomic approach.

2022 latest news (January)

  • Dvořák, T., Šlechtová, V. & Bohlen, J. (2022): Using Species Groups to Approach the Large and Taxonomically Unresolved Freshwater Fish Family Nemacheilidae (Teleostei: Cypriniformes).
  • Yi, M.-R., Hsu, K.-C., Gu, S., He, X.-B., Luo, Z.-S., Lin, H.-D. & Yan, Y.-R. (2022): Complete mitogenomes of four Trichiurus species: A taxonomic review of the T. lepturus species complex.
  • [update] Venturelli, N.B., Takagui, F.H., Pompeo, L.R.S., Rodriguez, M.S., Rosa, R. & Giuliano-Caetano, L. (2021): Cytogenetic markers to understand chromosome diversification and conflicting taxonomic issues in Rineloricaria (Loricariidae: Loricariinae) from Rio Grande do Sul coastal drainages.
  • [update] Yamahira, K., Ansai, S., Kakioka, R., Yaguchi, H., Kon, T., Montenegro, J., Kobayashi, H., Fujimoto, S., Kimura, R., Takehana, Y., Setiamarga, D.H.E., Takami, Y., Tanaka, R., Maeda, K., Tran, H.D., Koizumi, N., Morioka, S., Bounsong, V., Watanabe, K., Musikasinthorn, P., Tun, S., Yun, L.K.C., Masengi, K.W.A., Anoop, V.K., Raghavan, R. & Kitano, J. (2021): Mesozoic origin and ‘out-of-India’ radiation of ricefishes (Adrianichthyidae).
  • [update] Crotti, M., Bean, C.W., Gowans, A.R.D., Winfield, I.J., Butowska, M., Wanzenböck, J., Bondarencko, G., Præbel, K., Adams, C.E. & Elmer, K.R. (2021): Complex and divergent histories gave rise to genome-wide divergence patterns amongst European whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus).
  • [update] Nair, S.M., Kumari, K., Kumar, A.P., Raghavan, R. & Jaiswar, A.K. (2021): The identity and distribution of striped bagrid catfish, Mystus tengara (Hamilton 1822) revealed through integrative taxonomy.
  • [update] Melo, B.F., Albert, J.S., Dagosta, F.C.P. & Tagliacollo, V.A. (2021): Biogeography of curimatid fishes reveals multiple lowland–upland river transitions and differential diversification in the Neotropics (Teleostei, Curimatidae).
  • Puebla, O., Coulmance, F., Estapé, C.J., Estapé, A.M. & Robertson, D.R. (2022):A review of 263 years of taxonomic research on Hypoplectrus (Perciformes: Serranidae), with a redescription of Hypoplectrus affinis (Poey, 1861).
  • Sun, C.-H., Huang, Q., Zeng, X.-S., Li, S., Zhang, X.-L., Zhang, Y.-N., Liao, J., Lu, C.-H., Han, B.-P. & Zhang, Q. (2022): Comparative analysis of the mitogenomes of two Corydoras (Siluriformes, Loricarioidei) with nine known Corydoras, and a phylogenetic analysis of Loricarioidei.
  • Fujiwara, K., Conway, K.W., Summers, A.P. & Motomura, H. (2022): Rediagnosis of the monotypic genus Lepadicyathus Prokofiev 2005 (Gobiesocidae: Diademichthyinae) and redescription of Lepadicyathus minor (Briggs 1955), new combination.
  • [update] Walter, R.P., Venney, C.J., Mandrak, N.E. & Heath, D.D. (2021): Conservation implications of revised genetic structure resulting from new population discovery: the threatened eastern sand darter (Ammocrypta pellucida) in Canada.
  • Sun, Z. & Zhao, Y. (2022): Revalidation and redescription of a gobionine species Microphysogobio bicolor (Nichols, 1930) (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from the Yangtze River Basin, China.
  • Kaga, T., Iwamoto, T. & Mishra, S.S. (2022): Redescription of Ateleopus indicus Alcock 1891, (Teleostei: Ateleopodiformes: Ateleopodidae), and its reassignment to the genus Parateleopus.
  • Ho, H.-C., Tang, C.-N. & Chunag, H.-C. (2022): Redescription of Parapercis moki Ho and Johnson, 2013 (family Pinguipedidae), with its first fresh coloration information.
  • Li, W., Qiu, N. & Du, H. (2022): Complete mitochondrial genome of Rhodeus cyanorostris (Teleostei, Cyprinidae): characterization and phylogenetic analysis.
  • Steppan, S.J., Meyer, A.A., Barrow, L.N., Alhajeri, B.H., Al-Zaidan, A.S.Y., Gignac, P.M. & Erickson, G.M. (2022): Phylogenetics And The Evolution Of Terrestriality In Mudskippers (Gobiidae: Oxudercinae).
  • Mendes, I.S., Melo, B.F., Damasceno, J.S., Teixeira, D.F. & Carvalho, D.C. (2022): Phylogeography of Hypomasticus copelandii (Teleostei, Anostomidae) Reveals Distinct Genetic Lineages along Atlantic Coastal Drainages of Eastern Brazil.
  • [update]  Matsunuma, M. & Motomura, H. (2021): Redescriptions of Dampierosa daruma Whitley 1932 and Erosa erosa (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes 1829) (Teleostei: Synanceiidae).
  • [update]  Hoshino, K. & Motomura, H. (2021): Redescriptions of the Indo-Pacific  scorpionfishes Scorpaenodes kelloggi (Jenkins 1903) and Scorpaenodes hirsutus (Smith 1957) (Scorpaenidae).
  • Yamahira, K., Mokodongan, D.F., Konishi, M., Mandagi, I.F., Masengi, K.W.A., Lawelle,  S.A., Kusumi, J. & Inomata, N. (2022): Discovery of a genetically distinct lineage in medaka species within Lake Towuti in central Sulawesi.
  • Hoshino, K., Kosaka, K., Sawada, K. & Kiyota, M. (2022): Identification of the Commercially Important Oreosomatid Fish (Zeiformes: Teleostei) of the Emperor Seamounts, with Comments on Diagnostic Characters of the Species.