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2017 latest news (September)

  • [update] Moran, C.J., O’Neill, M.W., Armbruster, J.W. & Gibb, A.C. (2017): Can members of the south-western Gila robusta species complex be distinguished by morphological features?

  • Page, L.M., Baldwin, C.C., Espinosa-Pérez, H., Findley, L.T., Gilbert, C.R., Hartel, K.E., Lea, R.N., Mandrak, N.E., Schmitter-Soto, J.J. & Walker, H.H., Jr. (2017): Taxonomy of Gila in the Lower Colorado River Basin of Arizona and New Mexico.
    • Fisheries, 42 (9): 456-460.

  • Pavan-Kumar, A. (2017): Molecular Phylogeny of Genus Horaglanis (Indian Blind Catfishes) Within the Family Clariidae.
    • With formally not established new subfamily Horaglanidinae

  • Marinho, M.M.F. & Menezes, N.A. (2017): Taxonomic review of Copella (Characiformes: Lebiasinidae) with an identification key for the species.

  • Parsons, P.J., Bridle, J.R., Rüber, L. & Genner, M.J. (2017): Evolutionary divergence in life history traits among populations of the Lake Malawi cichlid fish Astatotilapia calliptera.

  • Buser, T.J., Burns, M.D. & López, J.A. (2017): Littorally adaptive? Testing the link between habitat, morphology, and reproduction in the intertidal sculpin subfamily Oligocottinae (Pisces: Cottoidea).

  • Ooyagi, A., Mokodongan, D.F., Montenegro, J., Mandagi, I.F., Koizumi, N., Machida, Y., Inomata, N., Shedko, S.V., Hutama, A.A., Hadiaty, R.K. & Yamahira, K. (2017): Phylogeography of the eight-barbel loach Lefua nikkonis (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae): how important were straits in northern Japan as biogeographical barriers?

  • Han, C.-C., Yen, T.-B., Chen, N.-C. & Tseng, M.-C. (2017): Cytogenetics of two Onychostoma species in Taiwan by Ag-NOR and 18S rDNA profiles.

  • Scharpf, C. (2017): Typhliasina Whitley 1951, an unneeded replacement name for Typhlias Hubbs 1938 (Ophidiiformes: Dinematichthyidae).

  • Okada, R., Inui, T., Iguchi, Y., Kitagawa, T., Takata, K. & Kitagawa, T. (2017): Molecular and morphological analyses revealed a cryptic species of dojo loach Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cypriniformes: Cobitidae) in Japan.

  • Kadir, S.R.A., Rasid, M.H.F.A., Kwong, K.O., Wong, L.L. & Arai, T. (2017): Occurrence and the ecological implication of a tropical anguillid eel Anguilla marmorata from peninsular Malaysia.

  • Colihueque, N., Corrales, O. & Yáñez, M. (2017): Morphological analysis of Trichomycterus areolatus Valenciennes, 1846 from southern Chilean rivers using a truss-based system (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae).

  • Tougard, C., García Dávila, C.R., Römer, U., Duponchelle, F., Cerqueira, F., Paradis, E., Guinand, B., Chávez, C.A., Salas, V., Quérouil, S., Sirvas, S. & Renno, J.-F. (2017): Tempo and rates of diversification in the South American cichlid genus Apistogramma (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae).

  • [update] Hung, K.-W., Russel, B.C. & Chen, W.-J. (2017): Molecular systematics of threadfin breams and relatives (Teleostei, Nemipteridae).

2017 latest news (August)

  • Thongtam na Ayudhaya, P., Muangmai, N., Banjongsat, N., Singchat, W., Janekitkarn, S., Peyachoknagul, S. & Srikulnath, K. (2017): Unveiling cryptic diversity of the anemonefish genera Amphiprion and Premnas (Perciformes: Pomacentridae) in Thailand with mitochondrial DNA barcodes.

  • Brown, A.P., Greenway, R., Morgan, S., Quackenbush, C.R., Giordani, L., Arias-Rodriguez, L., Tobler, M. & Kelley, J.L. (2017): Genome-scale data reveal that endemic Poecilia populations from small sulphidic springs display no evidence of inbreeding.

  • [update] Ochoa, L.E., Roxo, F.F., DoNascimiento, C., Sabaj, M.H., Datovo, A., Alfaro, M. & Oliveira, C. (2017): Multilocus analysis of the catfish family Trichomycteridae (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Siluriformes) supporting a monophyletic Trichomycterinae.

  • Utsunomia, R., Ruiz-Ruano, F.J., Silva, D.M.Z.A., Serrano, É.A., Rosa, I.F., Scudeler, P.E.S., Hashimoto, D.T., Oliveira, C., Camacho, J.P.M. & Foresti, F. (2017): A Glimpse into the Satellite DNA Library in Characidae Fish (Teleostei, Characiformes).

2017 latest news (July)

  • Britz, R., Adamson, E., Raghavan, R., Ali, A. & Dahanukar, N. (2017): Channa pseudomarulius, a valid species of snakehead from the Western Ghats region of peninsular India (Teleostei: Channidae), with comments on Ophicephalus grandinosus, O. theophrasti and O. leucopunctatus.

  • Shen, Y., Dai, W., Gao, Z., Yan, G., Gan, X. & He, S. (2017): Molecular phylogeny and divergence time estimates using the mitochondrial genome for the hadal snailfish from the Mariana Trench.

  • Beck, S.V., Carvalho, G.R., Barlow, A., Rüber, L., Tan, H.H., Nugroho, E., Wowor, D., Nor, S.A.M., Herder, F., Muchlisin, Z.A. & de Bruyn, M. (2017): Plio-Pleistocene phylogeography of the Southeast Asian Blue Panchax killifish, Aplocheilus panchax.

  • Nakazawa, T., Liu, S.-Y.V., Sakai, Y., Araki, K.S., Tsai, C.-H. & Okuda, N. (2017): Spatial genetic structure and body size divergence in endangered Gymnogobius isaza in ancient Lake Biwa.

  • Bogorodsky, S.V., Iwatsuki, Y., Amir, S.A., Mal, A.O. & Alpermann, T.J. (2017): Morphological and molecular divergence between Crenidens crenidens (Forsskål, 1775) and C. indicus Day, 1873 (Perciformes: Sparidae) and notes on a Red Sea endemic lineage of C. crenidens.

  • Britz, R. (2017): On the identity of Mastacembelus dayi with notes on M. alboguttatus (Teleostei: Mastacembelidae).

  • Chen, W., Yue, X. & He, S. (2017): Genetic differentiation of the Schizothorax species complex (Cyprinidae) in the Nujiang River (upper Salween).

  • Betancur-R, R., Wiley, E.O., Arratia, G., Acero, A., Bailly, N., Miya, M., Lecointre, G. & Ortí, G. (2017): Phylogenetic classification of bony fishes.

  • Freyhof, J., Özuluğ, M. & Saç, G. (2017): Neotype designation of Aphanius iconii, first reviser action to stabilise the usage of A. fontinalis and A. meridionalis and comments on the family group names of fishes placed in Cyprinodontidae (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes).

  • Stevenson, D.E., Mecklenburg, C.W. & Kai, Y. (2017): Taxonomic clarification of the Eumicrotremus asperrimus species complex (Teleostei: Cyclopteridae) in the eastern North Pacific.

  • Lavoué, S. & Ho, H.-C. (2017): Pseudosetipinna Peng & Zhao is a junior synonym of Setipinna Swainson and Pseudosetipinna haizhouensis Peng & Zhao is a junior synonym of Setipinna tenuifilis (Valenciennes) (Teleostei: Clupeoidei: Engraulidae).

  • Rigby, C.L., White, W.T. & Kyne, P.M. (2017): Description of the egg cases of Dentiraja polyommata (Rajiformes: Rajidae) and Asymbolus pallidus (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) from Queensland, Australia.

  • Pappalardo, A.M., Francisco, S.M., Fruciano, C., Lima, C.S., Pulvirenti, V., Tigano, C., Robalo, J.I. & Ferrito, V. (2017): Mitochondrial and nuclear intraspecific variation in the rusty blenny (Parablennius sanguinolentus, Blenniidae).

  • Marceniuk, A.P., Bogorodsky, S.V., Mal, A.O. & Alpermann, T.J. (2017): Redescription of the blacktip sea catfish Plicofollis dussumieri (Valenciennes) (Siluriformes: Ariidae), with a new record from the Red Sea and notes on the diversity and distribution of Plicofollis spp.

  • Mennesson, M.I. & Keith, P. (2017): Evidence of two species currently under the name of Eleotris fusca (Gobioidei: Eleotridae) in the Indian Ocean.
    • Cybium, 41 (2): 213-220.

  • Nascimento, R.H.C., Frantine-Silva, W., Souza-Shibatta, L., Sofia, S.H., Ferrer, J. & Shibatta, O.A. (2017): Intrapopulational variation in color pattern of Trichomycterus davisi (Haseman, 1911) (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) corroborated by morphometrics and molecular analysis.

  • Malato, G., Shervette, V.R., Amaya, R.N., Rivera, J.V., Salazar, F.N., Delgado, P.C., Karpan, K.C. & Aguirre, W.E. (2017): Parallel body shape divergence in the Neotropical fish genus Rhoadsia (Teleostei: Characidae) along elevational gradients of the western slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes.

  • Jones, C.M., Hoffmayer, E.R., Hendon, J.M., Quattro, J.M., Lewandowski, J., Roberts, M.A., Poulakis, G.R., Ajemian, M.J., Driggers, W.B., III, Carvalho, M.R.d., Rêgo, M.G., Hazin, F.H.V. & Márquez-Farías, J.F. (2017): Morphological conservation of rays in the genus Rhinoptera (Elasmobranchii, Rhinopteridae) conceals the occurrence of a large batoid, Rhinoptera brasiliensis Müller, in the northern Gulf of Mexico.

  • Hayes, M.M. & Armbruster, J.W. (2017): The Taxonomy and Relationships of the African Small Barbs (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).

2017 latest news (June)

  • Oleinik, A.G., Skurikhina, L.A., Kukhlevsky, A.D. & Bondar, E.I. (2017): First report of the mitochondrial DNA sequences of Chukchi Charr (Salvelinus andriashevi, Salmonidae).

  • Endruweit, M. (2017): Neotype designation for Rhinogobius carpenteri Seale 1910, and its placement in Tukugobius Herre 1927 (Teleostei: Gobiidae).

  • Thoni, R.J., Simonov, E., Artaev, O., Asylbaeva, S., Aibek, S.U. & Levin, B.A. (2017): A century in synonymy: molecular and morphological evidence for the revalidation of Glyptosternon osсhanini (Herzenstein, 1889) (Actinopterygii: Sisoridae).

  • Roxo, F.F., Lujan, N.K., Tagliacollo, V.A., Waltz, B.T., Silva, G.S.C., Oliveira, C. & Albert, J.S. (2017): Shift from slow- to fast-water habitats accelerates lineage and phenotype evolution in a clade of Neotropical suckermouth catfishes (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae).

  • Birecikligil, S.S., Eagderi, S., Jouladeh-Roudbar, A. & Çiçek, E. (2017): Alburnoides recepi, a junior synonym of Alburnus caeruleus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

  • [update] Hulsey, C.D., Zheng, J., Faircloth, B.C., Meyer, A. & Alfaro, M.E. (2017): Phylogenomic analysis of Lake Malawi cichlid fishes: Further evidence that the three-stage model of diversification does not fit.

  • Murdy, E.O. (2017): Corrections and clarifications to the descriptions of Biendongella and Sovvityazius (Perciformes: Gobiidae).

  • [update] Machado, F.S., Carvalho-Filho, A. & Giarrizzo, T. (2017): Redescription and range extension of the endangered Paiva’s blenny Lupinoblennius paivai (Perciformes: Blenniidae).

  • Fernandez-Silva, I. & Ho, H.-C. (2017): Revision of the circumtropical glasseye fish Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Perciformes: Priacanthidae), with resurrection of two species.

  • Munroe, T.A. (2017): Rediscovery of the holotype of the Tongue Sole, Cynoglossus dollfusi (Chabanaud, 1931): Its impact on Red Sea records for C. sealarki Regan, 1908, C. lingua Hamilton, 1822, and C. zanzibarensis Norman, 1939, and on the taxonomic status of C. cleopatridis Chabanaud, 1949 (Pisces: Pleuronectiformes: Cynoglossidae).

  • Sawai, E., Yamanoue, Y., Jawad, L., Al-Mamry, J. & Sakai, Y. (2017): Molecular and Morphological Identification of Mola Sunfish Specimens (Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Molidae) from the Indian Ocean.

  • Matsunuma, M., Sato, M. & Kai, Y. (2017): Redescription of Atopocottus tribranchius (Cottidae) from Japan with comments on the generic diagnosis and distribution.

  • Matsunuma, M., Yoshida, T. & Motomura, H. (2017): Records of Spottobrotula mahodadi (Ophidiiformes: Ophidiidae) and Hapalogenys bengalensis (Perciformes: Hapalogenyidae) from the Andaman Sea, with a Note on the Fresh Coloration of S. mahodadi.

  • McMahan, C.D., Ginger, L., Cage, M., David, K.T., Chakrabarty, P., Johnston, M. & Matamoros, W.A. (2017): Pleistocene to holocene expansion of the black-belt cichlid in Central America, Vieja maculicauda (Teleostei: Cichlidae).

  • Ramírez-Pérez, J.S., Saavedra-Sotelo, N.C., Llera-Herrera, R. & Abadía-Chanona, Q.Y. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome of the Chihuil sea catfish Bagre panamensis (Siluriformes: Ariidae).

  • Llera-Herrera , R., Ramírez-Pérez, J.S. & Saavedra-Sotelo, N.C. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome of Cominate sea catfish Occidentarius platypogon (Siluriformes: Ariidae).

  • Momigliano, P., Jokinen, H., Fraimout, A., Florin, A.-B., Norkko, A. & Merilä, J. (2017): Extraordinarily rapid speciation in a marine fish.

  • Sun, P., Tang, B. & Yin, F. (2017): Population genetic structure and genetic diversity of Chinese pomfret at the coast of the East China Sea and the South China Sea.

  • Ma, J., Hong, G., He, C., Chen, Y., Chen, H. & Huang, H. (2017): Characterization of the complete mitochondrial genome of Diodon liturosus with phylogenetic consideration.

2017 latest news (May)

  • Setiamarga, D.H.E. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome of the smallmouth hardyhead (Atherinosoma microstoma) and its phylogenetic position among the Atheriniform fishes.

  • Setiamarga, D.H.E. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome and the phylogenetic position of the Lake Eyre hardyhead (Craterocephalus eyresii), a freshwater atherinid fish endemic to Lake Eyre Basin, South Australia.

  • Veríssimo, A., Sampaio, Í., McDowell, J.R., Alexandrino, P., Mucientes, G., Queiroz, N., da Silva, C., Jones, C.S. & Noble, L.R. (2017): World without borders—genetic population structure of a highly migratory marine predator, the blue shark (Prionace glauca).

  • Wang, J., Yu, Z., Wang, X., Yang, S., Zhang, D. & Zhang, Y. (2017): The next-generation sequencing reveals the complete mitochondrial genome of Alosa sapidissima (Perciformes: Clupeidae) with phylogenetic consideration.

  • [update] Longo, S.J., Faircloth, B.C., Meyer, A., Westneat, M.W., Alfaro, M.E. & Wainwright, P.C. (2017): Phylogenomic analysis of a rapid radiation of misfit fishes (Syngnathiformes) using ultraconserved elements.

  • Zhou, A., Xie, S., Wang, Z., Fan, L., Wang, C., Ye, Q., Chen, Y. & Zou, J. (2017): Molecular evidence of two colour morphs of northern snakehead (Channa argus) based on mitochondrial 12S rRNA.

  • [update] Lavoué, S., Arnegard, M.E., Rabosky, D.L., McIntyre, P.B., Arcila, D., Vari, R.P. & Nishida, M. (2017): Trophic evolution in African citharinoid fishes (Teleostei: Characiformes) and the origin of intraordinal pterygophagy.

  • Pires, A.A., Ramirez, J.L., Galetti Jr., P.M., Troy, W.P. & Freitas, P.D. (2017): Molecular analysis reveals hidden diversity in Zungaro (Siluriformes: Pimelodidade): a genus of giant South American catfish.

  • Husemann, M., Tobler, M., McCauley, C., Ding, B. & Danley, P.D. (2017): Body shape differences in a pair of closely related Malawi cichlids and their hybrids: Effects of genetic variation, phenotypic plasticity, and transgressive segregation.

  • Bedore, A.G., Resende, L.C., Carmo, A.O.d., Rodriguez, D.N., Martins, A.P.V. & Kalapothakis, E. (2017): Leporinus elongatus (Characiformes, Anostomidae): complete mtDNA sequence of an economically important fish from the Paraná and La Plata river basins.

  • Lo, P.-C., Liu, S.-H., Nor, S.A.M. & Chen, W.-J. (2017): Molecular exploration of hidden diversity in the Indo-West Pacific sciaenid clade.

  • Li, B. (2017): The complete mitochondrial genome of Glyptothorax cavia (Siluriformes, Sisoridae, Glyptothorax): genome characterization and phylogenetic analysis.

  • Behera, B.K., Baisvar, V.S., Rout, A.K., Pakrashi, S., Kumari, K., Panda, D., Das, P., Parida, P.K., Meena, D.K., Bhakta, D., Das, B.K. & Jena, J. (2017): The population structure and genetic divergence of Labeo gonius (Hamilton, 1822) analyzed through mitochondrial DNA cytochrome b gene for conservation in Indian waters.

  • Barik, T.K., Swain, S.N., Sahu, B., Tripathy, B. & Acharya, U.R. (2017): Morphological and genetic analyses of the first record of longrakered trevally, Ulua mentalis (Perciformes: Carangidae) and of the pinjalo snapper, Pinjalo pinjalo (Perciformes: Lutjanidae) in the Odisha coast, Bay of Bengal.

  • [update] Van Steenberge, M., Gajdzik, L., Chilala, A., Snoeks, J. & Vreven, E. (2017): Don’t judge a fish by its fins: species delineation of Congolese Labeo (Cyprinidae).

2017 latest news (April)

  • Lavoué, S., Bertrand, J.A.M., Chen, W.-J., Ho, H.-C.H., Motomura, H., Sado, T. & Miya, M. (2017): Phylogenetic position of the rainbow sardine Dussumieria (Dussumieriidae) and its bearing on the early evolution of the Clupeoidei.

  • Kang, B., Huang, X. & Wu, Y. (2017): Palaeolake isolation and biogeographical process of freshwater fishes in the Yellow River.

  • Soares, I.N., Azevedo-Santos, V.M. & Benine, R.C. (2017): Redescription of Moenkhausia megalops (Eigenmann, 1907), a widespread tetra from the Amazon basin (Characiformes, Characidae).

  • Li, P., Liu, W., Wang, J. & Tang, F. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome of the Oncorhynchus keta (Walbaum, 1792) and Oncorhynchus masou masou (Brevoort, 1856).

  • Steinke, D., deWaard, J., Gomon, M., Johnson, J., Larson, H., Lucanus, O., Moore, G., Reader, S. & Ward, R. (2017): DNA barcoding the fishes of Lizard Island (Great Barrier Reef).

  • Van Ginneken, M., Decru, E., Verheyen, E. & Snoeks, J. (2017): Morphometry and DNA barcoding reveal cryptic diversity in the genus Enteromius (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from the Congo basin, Africa.

  • Wallis, G.P., Cameron-Christie, S.R., Kennedy, H.L., Palmer, G., Sanders, T.R. & Winter, D.J. (2017): Interspecific hybridization causes long-term phylogenetic discordance between nuclear and mitochondrial genomes in freshwater fishes.

  • Pusey, B.J., Burrows, D.W., Kennard, M.J., Perna, C.N., Unmack, P.J., Allsop, Q. & Hammer, M.P. (2017): Freshwater fishes of northern Australia.

  • Nirchio, M., Oliveira, C., Siccha-Ramirez, Z.R., Sene, V.F.d., Sola, L., Milana, V. & Rossi, A.R. (2017): The Mugil curema species complex (Pisces, Mugilidae): a new karyotype for the Pacific white mullet mitochondrial lineage.

  • Zhu, S., Li, X., Yang, J., Li, Y., Chen, F., Li, J. & Wu, Z. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome of the freshwater fish, Carassioides acuminatus (Cypriniformes, cyprinidae).

  • Fitzpatrick, C.K., Finnegan, K.A., Osaer, F., Narváez, K. & Shivji, M.S. (2017): The complete mitochondrial genome of the Critically Endangered Angelshark, Squatina squatina.

  • Casewell, N.R., Visser, J.C., Baumann, K., Dobson, J., Han, H., Kuruppu, S., Morgan, M., Romilio, A., Weisbecker, V., Ali, S.A., Debono, J., Koludarov, I., Que, I., Bird, G.C., Cooke, G.M., Nouwens, A., Hodgson, W.C., Wagstaff, S.C., Cheney, K.L., Vetter, I., van der Weerd, L., Richardson, M.K. & Fry, B.G. (2017): The Evolution of Fangs, Venom, and Mimicry Systems in Blenny Fishes.

  • Matschiner, M., Musilová, Z., Barth, J.M.I., Starostová, Z., Salzburger, W., Steel, M. & Bouckaert, R. (2017): Bayesian Phylogenetic Estimation of Clade Ages Supports Trans-Atlantic Dispersal of Cichlid Fishes.

  • Chakrabarty, P., Faircloth, B.C., Alda, F., Ludt, W.B., McMahan, C.D., Near, T.J., Dornburg, A., Albert, J.S., Arroyave, J., Stiassny, M.L.J., Sorenson, L. & Alfaro, M.E. (2017): Phylogenomic Systematics of Ostariophysan fishes: Ultraconserved Elements Support the Surprising Non-monophyly of Characiformes.

  • [update] Beheregaray, L.B., Pfeiffer, L.V., Attard, C.R.M., Sandoval-Castillo, J., Domingos, F.M.C.B., Faulks, L.K., Gilligan, D.M. & Unmack, P. (2017): Genome-wide data delimits multiple climate-determined species ranges in a widespread Australian fish, the golden perch (Macquaria ambigua).

2017 latest news (March)

  • Lazzarotto, H., Barros, T., Louvise, J. & Caramaschi, É.P. (2017): Morphological variation among populations of Hemigrammus coeruleus (Characiformes: Characidae) in a Negro River tributary, Brazilian Amazon.

  • [update] Song, S., Zhao, J. & Li, C. (2017): Species delimitation and phylogenetic reconstruction of the sinipercids (Perciformes: Sinipercidae) based on target enrichment of thousands of nuclear coding sequences.

  • Beheregaray, L.B., Pfeiffer, L.V., Attard, C.R.M., Sandoval-Castillo, J., Domingos, F.M.C.B., Faulks, L.K., Gilligan, D.M. & Unmack, P. (in press): Genome-wide data delimits multiple climate-determined species ranges in a widespread Australian fish, the golden perch (Macquaria ambigua).

  • Ayala, L., Becerra, J., Boo, G.H., Calderon, D., DiMarco, A., Garcia, A., Gonzales, R., Hughey, J.R., Jimenez, G.A., Jimenez, T.A., Lopez, J., Marquez, N.I., Meza, A.I., Ortega, P., Overman, R.K., Pena, C., Porras, M., Rodriguez, D.E., Solorio, J., Soria, A., Suarez, G., Tamayo, D.A. & Wong, F.L. (2017): The complete mitochondrial genome of Xiphister atropurpureus (Perciformes: Stichaeidae).

  • Wang, Z., Long, S., Liao, J., Huang, C., Zhang, H., Huang, S., Zhang, Y., Liu, L. & Guo, Y. (2017): Complete mitogenome of Hainan medaka Oryzias curvinotus (Teleostei: Beloniformes) and transcriptional differences between male and female liver.

  • Jouladeh-Roudbar, A., Eagderi, S., Sayyadzadeh, G., & Esmaeili, H.R. (2017): Cobitis keyvani, a junior synonym of Cobitis faridpaki (Teleostei: Cobitidae).

  • [update] Dornburg, A., Townsend, J.P., Brooks, W., Spriggs, E., Eytan, R.I., Moore, J.A., Wainwright, P.C., Lemmon, A., Moriarty Lemmon, E. & Near, T.J. (2017): New Insights on the Sister Lineage of Percomorph Fishes with an Anchored Hybrid Enrichment Dataset.

  • Reznick, D.N., Furness, A.I., Meredith, R.W. & Springer, M.S. (2017): The origin and biogeographic diversification of fishes in the family Poeciliidae.

  • Sahoo, L., Bit, A., Meher, P.K., Murmu, K., Sundaray, J.K. & Das, P. (2017): Rapid recovery of complete mitogenome of Indian major carp, Catla catla from low depth paired end Illumina sequencing.

  • [update] Ehemann, N.R., González-González, L.V: & Trites, A.W. (2017): Lesser devil rays Mobula cf. hypostoma from Venezuela are almost twice their previously reported maximum size and may be a new sub-species.

  • Ozouf-Costaz, C., Coutanceau, J.P., Bonillo, C., Mercot, H., Fermon, Y. & Guidi-Rontani, C. (2017): New insights into the chromosomal differentiation patterns among cichlids from Africa and Madagascar / Nouveaux aperçus dans la différenciation chromosomique parmi les cichlidés d’Afrique et de Madagascar.

  • Kaga, T. (2017): Redescription of Ateleopus japonicus Bleeker 1853, a senior synonym of Ateleopus natalensis Regan 1921 (Teleostei: Ateleopodiformes: Ateleopodidae).

  • Almada, F., Francisco, S.M., Lima, C.S., FitzGerald, R., Mirimin, L., Villegas-Ríos, D., Saborido-Rey, F., Afonso, P., Morato, T., Bexiga, S. & Robalo, J.I. (2017): Historical gene flow constraints in a northeastern Atlantic fish: phylogeography of the ballan wrasse Labrus bergylta across its distribution range.

  • [update] Unmack, P.J., Sandoval-Castillo, J., Hammer, M.P., Adams, M., Raadik, T.A. & Beheregaray, L.B. (in press): Genome-wide SNPs resolve a key conflict between sequence and allozyme data to confirm another threatened candidate species of river blackfishes (Teleostei: Percichthyidae: Gadopsis).

2017 latest news (February)

  • Voskoboinikova, O.S. & Nazarkin, M.V. (2017): Osteology of the Southern Ocean daggertooth (Anotopterus vorax) and status of the Anotopterus genus in the Aulopiformes order.

  • Unmack, P.J., Sandoval-Castillo, J., Hammer, M.P., Adams, M., Raadik, T.A. & Beheregaray, L.B. (in press): Genome-wide SNPs resolve a key conflict between sequence and allozyme data to confirm another threatened candidate species of river blackfishes (Teleostei: Percichthyidae: Gadopsis).

  • Guo, C.-C., Liu, M., Lin, J.-J.Dai, F.-Q. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome and the phylogenetic position of the tigertooth croaker Otolithes ruber (Perciformes: Sciaenidae).

  • Corona-Santiago, D.K., Galván-Tirado, C., García-De León, F.J., Doadrio, I. & Domínguez-Domínguez, O. (2017): The complete mitogenome of the live-bearing fish Xenotoca variata (Bean, 1887) (Actinopterygii: Goodeidae).

  • Luo, F., Huang, J., He, A., Luo, T., Zhou, H. & Wen, Y. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome of a cavefish Sinocyclocheilus ronganensis (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae).

  • Borkenhagen, K. (2017): Molecular phylogeny of the tribe Torini Karaman, 1971 (Actinopterygii: Cypriniformes) from the Middle East and North Africa.

  • [update] Campbell, M.A., Nielsen, J.G., Sado, T., Shinzato, C., Kanda, M., Satoh, T.P. & Miya, M. (in press): Evolutionary affinities of the unfathomable Parabrotulidae: Molecular data indicate placement of Parabrotula within the family Bythitidae, Ophidiiformes.

  • Perreault-Payette, A., Muir, A.M., Goetz, F., Perrier, C., Normandeau, E., Sirois, P. & Bernatchez, L. (2017): Investigating the extent of parallelism in morphological and genomic divergence among lake trout ecotypes in Lake Superior.

  • Ouazzani, K.C., Benazzou, T., Charouki, N., Bonhomme, F. & Chlaida, M. (2017): Genetic differentiation of European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) along the Moroccan coast reveals a phylogeographic break around the 25th parallel North.

  • Meier, J.I., Marques, D.A., Mwaiko, S., Wagner, C.E., Excoffier, L. & Seehausen, O. (2017): Ancient hybridization fuels rapid cichlid fish adaptive radiations.

  • Bertrand, J.A.M., Borsa, P. & Chen, W.-J. (in press): Phylogeography of the sergeants Abudefduf sexfasciatus and A. vaigiensis reveals complex introgression patterns between two widespread and sympatric Indo-West Pacific reef fishes.

  • Khaefi, R., Vatandoust, S. & Esmaeli, H.R. (in press): Re-description of Barbus miliaris De Filippi, 1863 (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the endorheic Namak Lake basin of Iran.

  • Gan, H.M., Takahashi, H., Hammer, M.P., Tan, M.H., Lee, Y.P., Voss, J.M. & Austin, C.M. (2017): Mitochondrial genomes and phylogenetic relationships of Lates japonicus, Lates niloticus, and Psammoperca waigiensis (Perciformes: Latidae).

  • Jin, Y., Ouyang, L., Zheng, H., Lin, Y., Zhang, M., Li, S. & Cheng, J. (2017): Complete mitochondrial genome analysis of Japanese Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus niphonius) with phylogenetic consideration.

  • Liu, J., Tan, C., Xiao, K., Wang, B., Liu, X. & Du, H. (2017): The complete mitochondrial genome of Dabry’s sturgeon (Acipenser dabryanus).

  • Lujić, J., Kohlmann, K., Kersten, P., Marinović, Z., Ćirković, M. & Simić, V. (2017): Phylogeographic Identification of Tench Tinca tinca (L., 1758) (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) from the Northern Balkans and Adjacent Regions and its Implications for Conservation.