More News – 2024

More News 2023 – authors in alphabetical order
[Focus on fish systematic, phylogeny, synonymy and genetics]


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  • Aghbolaghi, M.A.Maloy, A.P.Coombs, J.A.Hung, Z.-C. & Carson, E.W. (2024): Phylogenetic relationships and introduction history inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes of four smelts (Osmeridae) of the modern San Francisco Estuary.


  • Aitchison, R.M.Ebert, D.A.Séret, B. & Weigmann, S. (2024): Review of three southwestern Indian Ocean species of Rhinobatos (Rhinopristiformes: Rhinobatidae).


  • Argolo, L.A.Azevedo Campos, I.P.López-Fernández. H.Batalha-Filho, H. & Mello Affonso, P.R. (2024): Effects of past riverine connectivity on the population structure and species distribution of ‘Geophagus’ brasiliensis (Cichlidae) complex in a Neotropical hotspot.

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  • Boaretto, M.P.Souza-Shibatta, L. & Birindelli, J.L.O. (2024): A systematic assessment of Leporinus tigrinus (Characiformes: Anostomidae) using morphological and molecular data.


  • Bondar, E.I.Oleinik, A.G.Kukhlevsky, A.D.Skurikhina, L.A.Batishcheva, N.M. & Kirillov, A.F. (2024): Multiple secondary contacts and historic hybridization between glacial lineages of charr (Salvelinus, Salmonidae) in northeastern Asia.



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  • Costa, W.J.E.M.Mattos, J.L.O.Azevedo-Santos, V.M.Feltrin, C.R.M.Amorim, P.F.Ottoni, F.P.Vilardo, P.J. & Katz, A.M. (2024): A Poorly Known Catfish Clade in an Endangered Neotropical Biodiversity Hotspot: Relationships and Distribution Patterns of the Cambeva variegata Group (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae).

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  • Deng, Q.Li, M.Yu, D.Chen, L.Li, W.Cai, X. & Liu, H. (2024): Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the East Asian hemicultrine fishes (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Xenocypridinae), with suggestions to their generic classification and redescription of the recently described species Hemiculter yungaoi Vasil’eva et al. 2022.



  • Ditty, J.G.Malca, E. & Vásquez-Yeomans, L. (2024): The lionfishes: Comparative development of Pterois volitansDendrochirus barberi, and D. hemprichi (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae) and discrimination of their early life stages from non-pteroine scorpaenid genera in the Western North Atlantic.


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  • Eastman, J.T. (2024): The Axes of Divergence for the Evolutionary Radiation of Notothenioid Fishes in Antarctica.
  • Endruweit, M. (2024): Fishes of the Red River – Perciformes, Synbranchiformes. Endruweit, Isernhagen: 1-282.


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  • Ferreira-Araújo, T.Hollanda-Carvalho, P.Di Dario, F.Mendes, L.F.Oliveira, C.Gasparini, J.L.Rotundo, M.M.Macieira, R.M. & Lima, S.M.Q. (2024): Different roles of the Amazon-Orinoco barrier on the genetic structure of two sardine genera from the Western Atlantic Ocean.


  • Filho, D.L.Rezende França, E.R.Prado Costa, D.K.Lima, Nascimento, M.H.S.Silva Batista, J.Barros, M.C. & Costa Fraga, E. (2024): Molecular Evidence Reveals Taxonomic Uncertainties and Cryptic Diversity in the Neotropical Catfish of the Genus Pimelodus (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae).
  • Freyhof, J. & Yoğurtçuoğlu, B. (2024): Luciobarbus lydianus and L. kottelati, two synonyms of L. graecus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

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  • Girard, M.G. (2024): Convergent Evolution and the Red Sea Rover: Emmelichthys marisrubri (Teleostei: Emmelichthyidae) Is a Species of Fusilier (Lutjanidae: Dipterygonotus).
  • Gonçalves, A.S.Netto-Ferreira, A.L.Saldanha, S.C.Rocha, A.C.G.Gales, S.M.Silva, D.J.F.Carvalho, D.C.Sales, J.B.L.Burlamaqui, T.C.T. & Ready. J.S. (2024): Convergent and environmentally associated chromatic polymorphism in Bryconops Kner, 1858 (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Iguanodectidae).



  • Griffiths, M.H.Wade, C.M.D’Agostino, D.Berumen, M.L.Burt, J.A.DiBattista, J.D. & Feary, D.A. (2024): Phylogeography of a commercially important reef fish, Lutjanus ehrenbergii, from the coastal waters of the Arabian Peninsula.

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  • Hata, H. & Lavoué, S. (2024): Resurrection and redescriptions of nominal species previously regarded as synonyms of Thrissina mystax (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) (Teleostei: Clupeiformes: Engraulidae).
  • Ho, H.-C. & Iwamoto, T. (2024): Description of a large specimen of Paralepis elongata (Brauer, 1906) from Angola, southeastern Atlantic Ocean (Aulopiformes: Paralepididae).

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  • Ito, T.Suzawa, Y. & Sato, Y. (2024): Notes on type specimens of Rhinogobius flumineus (Mizuno 1960) (Perciformes: Gobiidae) and Cobitis takatsuensis Mizuno 1970 (Cypriniformes: Cobitidae) in Tokushima Prefectural Museum, Tokushima, Japan.

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  • Khensuwan, S.Menezes Cavalcante Sassi, F.Rosa de Moraes, R.L.Rab, P.Liehr, T.Supiwong, W.Seetapan, K.Tanomtong, A.Tantisuwichwong, N.Arunsang, S.Buasriyot, P.Tongnunui, S. & Bello Cioffi, M. (2024): Chromosomes of Asian cyprinid fishes: Novel insight into the chromosomal evolution of Labeoninae (Teleostei, Cyprinidae).
  • Koeda, K.Sado, T.Hata, H. & Fujiwara, Y. (2024): Redescription and first Japanese seamount record of Stethopristes eos (Zeiformes; Parazenidae).
  • Kraft, S.Fernández-Cisternas, Í.Araya, M. & Concha, F.J. (2024): Redescription of the Chilean angel shark Squatina armata (Philippi, 1887) (Squatiniformes, Squatinidae).


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  • Laskar, B.A.Banerjee, D.Chung, S.Kim, H.-W.Kim, A.R. & Kundu, S. (2024): Integrative Taxonomy Clarifies the Historical Flaws in the Systematics and Distributions of Two Osteobrama Fishes (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in India.


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  • Mazetto, R.A.Ramos, L.I.Rossi Vieira, M.M.Carvalho, F.R.Carvalho, L.A.B.Oliveira, A.V.Fernandes, C.A. & Brito Portela Castro, A.L. (2024): Hidden Diversity in Eigenmannia (Gymnotiformes: Sternopygidae) Populations from Upper Paraná and Paraguay Rivers.



  • Meng, H.Wang, Y.Qiao, G.-X. & Chen, J. (2024): Mitochondrial genome data provide insights into the phylogenetic relationships within Triplophysa dalaica (Kessler, 1876) (Cypriniformes, Nemacheilidae).
  • Mochizuki, K. & Motomura, H. (2024): Distributional Range Extension of the Shallow Water Scorpionfish Parascorpaena poseidon (Perciformes: Scorpaenidae), with a Revised Diagnosis of the Species.

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  • Ni, Y.Wu, H.Chen, Y.Chen, J.,Tian, W.Chen, W.Xu, Z. & Zhong, J. (2024): The first record of Egglestonichthys bombylios (Gobiiformes: Gobiidae) from China with its first fresh colouration information.

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  • Oliveira, R.C. & Graça, W.J. (2024): Evolutionary trends in encephalic morphology among Geophagini cichlid fish: phylogenetic insights and associations with ecological and behavioral traits.

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  • Palandačić, A.Diripasko, O.A.Kirchner, S.Stefanov, T. & Bogutskaya, N.G. (2024): An integrative approach highlights the discrepancy in the genetic, phenotypic, and presumptive taxonomic structure of Phoxinus (Actinopterygii, Leuciscidae, Phoxininae) in Bulgaria.


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  • Sakai, K.Yoda, M.Sakai, T. & Mochioka, N. (2024): Morphometric and genetic identification of Rhynchoconger ectenurus (Anguilliformes: Congridae) leptocephali with additional information about eel tails.


  • Santos, L.F.Pontes, A.I.Nunes, D.B.S.M.Farias, M.C.L.Santos, D.M. & Jacobina, U.P. (2024): Seven Species in One? DNA Barcoding Reveals High Cryptic Diversity in Ceratoscopelus warmingii (Myctophiformes, Myctophidae) a Circumglobal Mesopelagic Species.


  • Sinopoli, D.Near, T.J.David, S.R. & Chakrabarty, P. (2024): Reassignment of a junior synonym of Lepisosteus oculatus Winchell 1864 to L. platostomus Rafinesque 1820.
  • Sommer-Trembo, C.Santos, M.E.Clark, B.Werner, M.Fages, A.Matschiner, M.Hornung, S.Ronco, F.Oliver, C.Garcia, C.Tschopp, P.Malinsky, M. & Salzburger, W. (2024): The genetics of niche-specific behavioral tendencies in an adaptive radiation of cichlid fishes.
  • Sporre, M.A.Weber, M.D.Carter, J.E. & Eytan, R.I. (2024): Species delimitation in the sailfin blenny (Emblemaria pandionis) reveals cryptic endemic species diversity in the Greater Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Tang, Y.Ma, W.Chen, X.Nie, G. & Zhou, C. (2024): Four new complete mitochondrial genomes of Gobioninae fishes (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) and their phylogenetic implications.



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  • Vanegas-Ríos, J.A.Serra Alanis, W.S.Azpelicueta, M.M.Litz, T. & Malabarba, L.R. (2024): Population variation of Diapoma pampeana (Characiformes, Characidae, Stevardiinae) from an isolated coastal drainage in Uruguay, with new records: comparing morphological and molecular data.

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  • Wang, A.Yerrace, S.Tornabene, L.Brandl, S.J.Freeman, C.J.Baldwin, C.C. & Casey, J.M. (2024): Cryptic diversification, phenotypic plasticity, and host specialization in a sponge-dwelling goby.

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  • Zhang, C.Zhang, S.Tian, Z.Wang, Y.Xu, S. & Wang, D. (2024): Comprehensive Analysis of Phylogenetic Relationship and Optimal Codons in Mitochondrial Genomes of the Genus Pseudogastromyzon.


  • Zhang, Q.Sun, C.-H.Huang, X.-Y.Gu, Y.-L.Zhang, S.-H.Lao, Y.-L.Huang, J.-L. & Du, H.-W. (2024): Genetic diversity and population structure of the near threatened fish Harpadon nehereus in the Northwest Pacific: implications for conservation.
  • Zheng, L.-P. & Geng, Y.-M. (2024): Complete mitochondrial genome of Guigarra cailaoensis Wang, Chen & Zheng, 2022 (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae) and its phylogenetic implications.


  • Zhou, M.Xia, J. & Li, C. (2024): Divergence of the freshwater sleeper, Neodontobutis hainanensis (Chen, 1985) (Teleostei, Odontobutidae), in the Pearl River basin and on Hainan Island of southern China.