New Taxa – 2022

Authors in alphabetical order


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  • Abdussamad, E.M., Gopalakrishnan, A., Mini, K.G., Sukumaran, S., Divya, P.R., Retheesh, T.B., Muhammed, A.A., Dipti, N.V., Akhil, A.R., Thomas, T. & Jacob, K.D. (2022): Description of a new species of queenfish, Scomberoides pelagicus from Indian seas.
  • Acharya, S., Mohanty, S.R., Ray, D., Mishra, S.S. & Mohapatra, A. (2022): A new congrid eel, Rhynchoconger randalli sp. nov. (Congridae: Anguilliformes), with a pentagonal pattern of vomer dentition from the Bay of Bengal, Indian waters.
  • Aguiar, R.G., Guimarães, E.C., Brito, P.S., Santos, J.P., Katz, A.M., Dias, L.J.B.S., Carvalho-Costa, L.F. & Ottoni, F.P. (2022): A new species of Knodus (Characiformes: Characidae), with deep genetic divergence, from the Mearim and Munim river basins, Northeastern Brazil, and evidence for hidden diversity in adjacent river basins.
  • Ahnelt, H., Robitzch, V. & Abu El-Regal, M.A. (2022): A new species of toothless, short dorsal-fin Schindleria (Gobiiformes: Gobiidae) from the Red Sea (Egypt).
  • Allen, G.R., Erdmann, M.V. & Pertiwi, N.P.D. (2022): Description of three new species of damselfish belonging to the Pomacentrus philippinus group (Pomacentridae) from Melanesia and the eastern and central Indian Ocean.
  • Amaoka, K. & Ho, H.-C. (2022): Engyprosopon keliaoense, a new lefteye flounder (Teleostei: Bothidae) from Taiwan.
  • Araki, M. & Motomura, H. (2022): Review of the Indo-West Pacific pipefish genus Urocampus (Syngnathidae), with descriptions of two new species.
  • Ardila Rodríguez, C.A. (2022): Hyphessobrycon barranquilla sp. nov. (Characiformes: Characidae.) una noeva especie de pez del departamento del Atlántico Colombia.
  • Arkhipkin, A.I., Brickle, P., Lee, B., Shaw, P.W. & McKeown, N.J. (2022): Taxonomic re-appraisal for toothfish (Dissostichus: Notothenioidea) across the Antarctic Polar Front using genomic and morphological studies.
  • Augustina, A.X.T., Sreeram, M.P., Sukumaran, S., Sreekumar, K.M., Jose, A., Joshi, K.K., Gopalakrishnan, A. (2022): A new species of six-gilled hagfish (Myxinidae: Eptatretus) from the Lakshadweep Sea.

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  • Babu, K.K.I., Ho, H.-C., Mariyambi, P.C. & Sureshkumar, S. (2022): Two new species of the codling fish genus Physiculus from Lakshadweep, India (Gadiformes: Moridae).
  • Bañón, R., Baldó, F., Serrano, A., Barros-García, D. & Carlos, A. (2022): Gaidropsarus gallaeciae (Gadiformes: Gaidropsaridae), a New Northeast Atlantic Rockling Fish, with Commentary on the Taxonomy of the Genus.
  • Bernt, M.J. & Stiassny, M.L.J. (2022): A New Species of Air-Breathing Catfish (Clariidae: Clarias) from Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • Bragança, P.H.N., Bellstedt, D.U., van der Merwe, P.D.W., Cotterill, F.P.D., Watters, B.R. & Chakona, A. (2022): Nothobranchius balamaensis (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae), a new species of annual killifish from northern Mozambique.
  • Britz, R., Kullander, S. & Rüber, L. (2022): Dario tigris and Dario melanogrammus, two new species of miniature chameleon fishes from northern Myanmar (Teleostei: Badidae).

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  • Canto, A.L.C., Hercos, A.P. & Ribeiro, F.R.V. (2022): Description of a new species of miniature catfish of the genus Ammoglanis (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from rio Tapajós basin, Brazil.
  • Chen, I-S., Wang, S.-C. & Shao, K.-T. (2022): A new freshwater gobiid species of Rhinogobius Gill, 1859 (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from northern Taiwan.
  • Chen, I-S., Harefa, T., Chang, Y.-C. & Han, C.-C. (2022): Hemimyzon yushanensis, a new species of balitorid fish (Teleostei: Baltiordae) from southern Taiwan.
  • Chen, I-S., Harefa, T., Jiang, G.-C. & Chang, C.-W. (2022): A new wriggler of Eleotrid (Teleostei: Xenisthmidae) from Taiwan.
  • Chen, I-S., Wang, S.-C., Chen, K.-Y. & Shao, K.-T. (2022): A new freshwater goby of Rhinogobius lingtongyanensis (Teleostei, Gobiidae) from the Dongshi river basin, Fujian Province, southeastern China.
  • Chen, X., Wang, M., Cao, L. & Zhang, E (2022): Gobiobotia lii, a new species of gudgeon (Teleostei, Gobionidae) from the middle Chang-Jiang Basin, central China, with notes on the validity of G. nicholsi Banarescu & Nalbant, 1966.
  • Chen, Z.-G., Guo, Y.-S., Wu, J.-Y. & Wen, A.-X. (in press): Liobagrus chengduensis, a new species of torrent catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Amblycipitidae) from the upper Changjiang River basin in southwest China.
  • Chernova, N.V. (2022): ОБЗОР БЕЛЬДЮГОВЫХ РОДА Krusensterniella (Zoarcidae) С ОПИСАНИЕМ ТРЁХ НОВЫХ ВИДОВ ИЗ ДАЛЬНЕВОСТОЧНЫХ МОРЕЙ. [A review of the genus Krusensterniella (Zoarcidae) with description of three new species from the far eastern seas].
  • Chuctaya, J., Nitschke, P., Andrade, M.C., Wingert, J. & Malabarba, L.R. (in press): A new species of Geophagus (Teleostei: Cichlidae): naming a cichlid species widely known in the Aquarium hobby as “Geophagus sp. Tapajos Red head”.
  • Chungthanawong, S. & Motomura, H. (2022): A new species of the waspfish genus Ocosia (Teleostei: Tetrarogidae) from the Coral Sea, with a key to species in the genus.
  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Abilhoa, V., Dalcin, R.H. & Katz, A.M. (2022): A new catfish species of the genus Cambeva (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the Rio Iguaçu drainage, southern Brazil, with a remarkable unique colour pattern.
  • Costa, W.J.E.M. & Katz, A.M. (2022): A new catfish of the genus Trichomycterus from the Rio Paraíba do Sul Basin, south-eastern Brazil, a supposedly migrating species (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae).
  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Feltrin, C.R.M. & Katz, A.M. (2022): An endangered new catfish species of the genus Cambeva (Cambeva gamabelardense n. sp.) (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) from the Rio Chapecó drainage, southern Brazil.
  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Feltrin, C.R.M. & Katz, A.M. (2022): Two new remarkable and endangered catfish species of the genus Cambeva (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) from southern Brazil.
  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Mattos, J.L.O., Lopes, S., Amorim, P.F. & Katz, A.M. (2022): Integrative Taxonomy, Distribution and Ontogenetic Colouration Change in Neotropical Mountain Catfishes of the Trichomycterus nigroauratus Group (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae).
  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Sampaio, W.M.S., Giongo, P., Almeida, F.B., Azevedo-Santos, V.M. & Katz, A.M. (2022: An enigmatic interstitial trichomycterine catfish from south-eastern Brazil found at about 1000 km away from its sister group (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae).
  • Costa-Silva, G.J., Silva, G.S.C. & Oliveira, C. (2022): A new species of spiny Rineloricaria (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Rio Paraíba do Sul basin and costal rivers from Rio de Janeiro State.
  • Chou, T.-K. & Liao, T.-Y. (2022): A New Species of Parascorpaena Bleeker, 1876 (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) from Taiwan.

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  • Dagosta, F.C.P. & Marinho, M.M.F. (2022): New small-sized species of Astyanax (Characiformes: Characidae) from the upper rio Paraguai basin, Brazil, with discussion on its generic allocation.
  • Dagosta, F.C.P., Seren, T.J., Ferreira, A. & Marinho, M.M.F. (2022): The emerald green tetra: a new restricted-range Hyphessobrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) from the upper rio Juruena, Chapada dos Parecis, Brazil.
  • Deprá, G.C., Aguilera, G., Faustino-Fuster, D.R., Katz, A.M. & Azevedo-Santos, V.M. (2022): Redefinition of Heptapterus (Heptapteridae) and description of Heptapterus carmelitanorum, a new species from the upper Paraná River basin in Brazil.
  • Deprá, G.C., Ohara, W.M. & Silva, H.P. (2022): Geophagus pyrineusi: a new species from the rio Teles Pires, rio Tapajós basin, Brazil (Cichliformes: Cichlidae: Geophagini).
  • Dutra, G.M., Ramos, T.P.A. & Menezes, N.A. 2022. Description of three new species of Eigenmannia (Gymnotiformes: Sternopygidae) from the rio Mearim and rio Parnaíba basins, Northeastern Brazil.
  • Dutra, G.M., Vita, G., Gentile, P.V., Ochoa, L.E. & Netto-Ferreira, A.L. (2022): Integrative taxonomy reveals a new species of Cyphocharax (Characiformes: Curimatidae) from the Upper Paraíba do Sul River basin, Brazil.

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  • Eagderi, S., Seçer, B. & Freyhof, J. (2022): Cobitis indus, a new spined loach from the Dalaman River in the Eastern Aegean Sea basin (Teleostei: Cobitidae).
  • Esmaeili, H.R., Sayyadzadeh, G., Zarei, F., Eagderi, S. & Mousavi-Sabet, H. 2022. Mystus cyrusi, a new species of bagrid catfish (Teleostei: Bagridae) from Middle East.

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  • Freyhof, J. (2022): Egirdira, a new generic name for Pararhodeus niger Kosswig & Geldiay, 1952 (Teleostei: Leuciscidae).
  • Fricke, R. (2022): Obliquogobius bathyalis, a new species of deep-living gobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from New Caledonia, southwestern Pacific Ocean.
  • Fricke, R. & Kramer, L.B. (2022): Marcusenius elegans: a replacement name for Marcusenius gracilis Kramer 2013 (Osteoglossiformes: Mormyridae), a secondary junior homonym of Marcusenius senegalensis gracilis (Pellegrin 1922).
  • Fricke, R., Wickel, J., Pinault, M., Nicet, J.B. & Delrieu-Trottin, E. (2022): Canthigaster caeruleolineata, a new species of toby (Teleostei: Tetraodontidae) from La Réunion, southwestern Indian Ocean.

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  • García-Ramírez, M.E., Lourdes Lozano-Vilano, M. & La Maza Benignos, M. (in press): Fundulus herminiamatildae: a new species of killifish (Teleostei: Fundulidae) from the upper Río Soto La Marina basin, Nuevo León, México.
  • Genner, M.J., Hsu, L.-L., Collins, R.A., Smith, A.M., Saxon, A.D., Shechonge, A.H., Ngatunga, B.P. & Turner, G.F. (2022): Revision of the African cichlid fish genus Ctenochromis (Teleostei, Cichliformes), including a description of the new genus Shuja from Lake Tanganyika and the new species Ctenochromis scatebra from northern Tanzania.
  • Gill, A.C. (2022): Revised definitions of the anthiadine fish genera Mirolabrichthys Herre and Nemanthias Smith, with description of a new genus (Teleostei: Serranidae).
    • Pyronotanthias n. gen. Gill, 2022
    • Type species: Anthias lori Randall & Lubbock in Fourmanoir & Laboute, 1976
  • Goatley, C.H.R. & Tornabene, L. (2022): Tempestichthys bettyae, a new genus and species of ocean sleeper (Gobiiformes, Thalasseleotrididae) from the central Coral Sea.

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  • Hanafi, N., Chen, M.-H., Seah, Y.G., Chang, C.-W., Liu, S.Y.V. & Chao, N.L. (2022): Johnius sasakii, a new species of croaker (Perciformes: Sciaenidae) with a key to Johnius from East Malaysia, Borneo.
  • Harefa, T. & Chen, I-S. (2022): A new species of gobiid fish Lentipes niasensis (Gobiidae: Sicydiinae) from Nias Island, Indonesia.
  • Hata, H., Lavoué, S. & Motomura, H. (in press): A New Species of Stolephorus from the Eastern Indian Ocean and Redescription of Stolephorus dubiosus Wongratana, 1983, with Comments on the Evolution of Prepelvic Scute Numbers within Stolephorus (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae).
    • Stolephorus taurus Hata et al., (in press) [Note: Abstract only. Name is not available from this publication.]
  • Hata, H., Lavoué, S. & Motomura, H. (2022): Description of three new species previously identified as Stolephorus bengalensis (Dutt & Babu Rao, 1959) or Stolephorus insularis Hardenberg, 1933 and a re-description of S. bengalensis (Chordata, Osteichthyes, Clupeiformes, Engraulidae).
    • Stolephorus diabolus Hata et al., 2022
    • Stolephorus eclipsis Hata et al., 2022
    • Stolephorus eldorado Hata et al., 2022
  • Hata, H., Lavoué, S. & Motomura, H. (2022): Thrissina katana sp. nov., a new thryssa from the western Pacific Ocean, and redescription of Thrissina hamiltonii (Gray, 1835) (Teleostei: Clupeiformes: Engraulidae).
  • Hata, H. & Motomura, H. (2022): Redescription of Stolephorus ronquilloi Wongratana, 1983 and Description of Stolephorus hindustanensis, a New Anchovy from the  Western Coast of India (Teleostei: Clupeiformes: Engraulidae).
  • Haÿ, V., Mennesson, M.I., Keith, P. & Lord, C. (2022): A new species of freshwater pipefish (Teleostei: Syngnathidae: Coelonotus) from Papua New Guinea.
  • Hibino, Y., Yamashita, K., Sakurai, Y. & Ho, H.-C. (2022): Two new species of the snake eel genus Bascanichthys (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from the northwestern Pacific.
  • Ho, H.-C. (2022): A new species of the shortnose batfish genus Halicmetus from Madagascar (Family Ogcocephalidae).
  • Ho, H.-C. & Ma, W.-C. (2022): Four new species of the frogmouth genus Chaunax (Lophiiformes: Chaunacidae) from Taiwan and the Philippines.
    • Chaunax albatrossae Ho & Ma, 2022
    • Chaunax erythraeus Ho & Ma, 2022
    • Chaunax obscurus Ho & Ma, 2022
    • Chaunax viridiretis Ho & Ma, 2022
  • Ho, H.-C., Motomura, H., Hata, H. & Chiang, W.-C. (2022): Epinnula rex nom. nov., a replacement name for Epinnula pacifica Ho, Motomura, Hata & Jiang, 2017 (Teleostei: Gempylidae).
  • Huang, J.-F., Ho, H.-C., Chen, H.-M. & Chan, T.-Y. (2022): A new species of the congrid eel genus Bathycongrus (Order Anguilliformes) from eastern Taiwan.
  • Huang, W.-C., Loh, K.-H. & Chen, H.-M. (2022): Gymnothorax poikilospilus, a new moray eel (Teleostei: Anguilliformes: Muraenidae) from Penghu Islands, western Taiwan.

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  • Ibala Zamba, A., Weiss, J.D., Mamonekene, V., Schliewen, U.K. & Vreven, E.J.W.M.N. (2022): Steatocranus masalamasoso, a new species of lionhead cichlid from the Léfini River basin, Congo basin, Africa (Teleostei: Cichlidae).
  • Ito, N., Fujii, M., Nohara, K. & Tanaka, S. (2022): Scyliorhinus hachijoensis, a new species of catshark from the Izu Islands, Japan (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae).
  • Ito, P.M.M., Carvalho, T.P., Pavanelli, C.S., Vanegas-Ríos, J.A. & Malabarba, L.R. (2022): Phylogenetic relationships and description of two new species of Diapoma (Characidae: Stevardiinae) from the La Plata River basin.

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  • Jabado, R.W., Ebert, D.A. & Al Dhaheri, S.S. (2022): Resolution of the Aetomylaeus nichofii species complex, with the description of a new eagle ray species from the northwest Indian Ocean and a key to the genus Aetomylaeus (Myliobatiformes: Myliobatidae).
  • Jin, J., Li, C. & Zhao, J. (2022): Descriptions of Six New Species in White Cloud Mountain Minnow Tanichthys albonubes Complex (Cypriniformes: Tanichthyidae) in Southern China.
    • Tanichthys dongxingensis Jin et al., 2022
    • Tanichthys guipingensis Jin et al., 2022
    • Tanichthys hainanensis Jin et al., 2022
    • Tanichthys huidongensis Jin et al., 2022
    • Tanichthys luheensis Jin et al., 2022
    • Tanichthys shenzhenensis Jin et al., 2022

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  • Kimura, S., Takeuchi, S. & Yadome, T. (2022): Generic revision of the species formerly belonging to the genus Carangoides and its related genera (Carangiformes: Carangidae).
    • Craterognathus n. gen. Kimura et al., 2022
    •  Type species: Carangoides plagiotaenia Bleeker, 1857
    • Euprepocaranx n. gen. Kimura et al., 2022
    • Type species: Carangoides dorsalis Gill, 1863
    • Flavocaranx n. gen. Kimura et al., 2022
    • Types species: Scomber ferdau var. bajad Fabricius in Niebuhr, 1775
    • Paraselene n. gen. Kimura et al., 2022
    • Type species: Selene orstedii Lütken, 1880
    • Platycaranx n. gen. Kimura et al., 2022
    • Type species: Caranx chrysophrys Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1833
  • Kodeeswaran, P., Dhas, D., Kumar, T.T.P.A. & Lal, K.K. (2022): Description of a new congrid eel, Ariosoma albimaculata sp. nov. (Anguilliformes: Congridae), from the southwest coast of India, Arabian Sea.
  • Kodeeswaran, P., Kathirvelpandian, A., Acharya, S., Mohanty, S.R., Mohapatra, A., Kumar, T.T.P.A. & Lal, K.K. (2022): Ariosoma indicum sp. nov., a new species of congrid eel (Anguilliformes: Congridae: Bathymyrinae) from the Indian waters.
  • Kodeeswaran, P., Mohapatra, A., Dhinakaran, A., Kumar, T.T.P.A. & Lal, K.K. (2022): A new species of the congrid eel genus Ariosoma (Anguilliformes: Congridae) from the south-west coast of India.
  • Koreeda, R. & Motomura, H. (2022): Luciogobius punctilineatus n. sp., a new earthworm goby from southern Japan.
  • Kottelat, M. (2022): Nemacheilus pezidion, a new species of loach from southern Laos (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
  • Kullander, S. & Norén, M. (2022): The real Devario browni from the Irrawaddy River basin, and the new Devario ahlanderi from the Salween River basin in Myanmar (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae).

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  • Larson, H.K. & Jaafar, Z. (2022): A review of the gobiid fish genus Aulopareia (Gobiidae: Gobiinae) with description of a new species from Kuwait and discussion of the status of Gobius cyanomos Bleeker.
  • Lee, M.-Y. (2022): A new species of deep-water tonguefish (Pleuronectiformes: Cynoglossidae: Symphurus) from the western North Pacific Ocean.
  • Lehmann A., P., Lujan, N.K. & Reis, R.E. (2022): A New Species of Armored Catfish (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae) Syntopic and Superficially Similar to Parotocinclus collinsae, from the Potaro River Basin, Guyana.
  • Li, F., Liao, T.-Y., Bohlen, J., Shen, Z.-X., Zhao, L.-J. & Li, S. (2022): Two new species of Tanichthys (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from China.
  • Liao, Y.-C., Reyes, R.B., Jr. & Shao, K.-T. (2022): Owstonia aurora (Perciformes: Cepolidae: Owstoniinae), a new bandfish from the Philippines.
  • Lima, F.C., Bastos, D.A., Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. & Ota, R.P. 2022. A new sexually dimorphic Hyphessobrycon from the western Amazon basin (Characiformes: Characidae).
  • Lokeshwor, Y. & Marak, P.D. (2022): Pseudolaguvia meghalayaensis, a new diminutive sisorid catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from Northeastern India.
  • Low, B.W., Ng, H.H. & Tan, H.H. (2022): Two new species of blackwater catfishes (Siluriformes: Siluridae and Clariidae) from the Natuna Archipelago, Indonesia.
  • Lozano, A.P., Lasso-Alcalá, O.M., Bittencourt, P.S., Taphorn, D.C., Perez, N. & Farias, I.P. (2022): A new species of Astronotus (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from the Orinoco River and Gulf of Paria basins, northern South America.
  • Lu, Z.-M., Li, X.-J., Lü, W.-J., Huang, J.-Q., Xu, T.-K., Huang, G., Qian, F.-Q., Yang, P., Chen, S.-G., Mao, W.-N. & Zhao, Y.-H. (2022): Triplophysa xuanweiensis sp. nov., a new blind loach species from a cave in China (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae).
  • Lustosa-Costa, S.Y., Ramos, T.P.A., Zawadzki, C.H. & Lima, S.M.Q. 2022. Review of the armoured catfish genus Hypostomus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Parnaíba River basin, Northeastern Brazil, with description of a new species.

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  • Malumbres, F.J., Sonnenberg, R. & van der Zee, J.R. (2022): Three new killifish species (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae) from Equatorial Guinea.
    • Aphyosemion mitemelense Malumbres et al., 2022
    • Mesoaphyosemion losantosi Malumbres et al., 2022
    • Mesoaphyosemion montealenense Malumbres et al., 2022
  • Martins, F.O. (2022): A new species of Microlepidogaster (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae) from rio Pardo, a coastal drainage in eastern Brazil.
  • Melo, B.F., Tencatt, L.F.C. & Oliveira, C. (2022): Phylogenetic Evidence for the Cyphocharax saladensis Clade with Description of a New Species of Cyphocharax Endemic to the Upper Rio Paraguai Basin (Teleostei: Curimatidae).
  • Meza-Vargas, V., Calegari, B.B., Lujan, N.K., Ballen, G.A., Oyakawa, O.T., Sousa, L.M., Rapp Py-Daniel, L. & Reis, R.E. (2022): A New Species of Chaetostoma (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) Expands the Distribution of Rubbernose Plecos Eastward into the Lower Amazon Basin of Brazil.
  • Min, R., Zhao, Y., Shi, J. & Yang, J. (2022): A new species of Homatula (Teleostei, Cobitoidea, Nemacheilidae) from the Pearl River drainage, Yunnan, China.
  • Møller, P.R., Schwarzhans, W.W., Lauridsen, H. & Nielsen, J.G. (2022): Bidenichthys okamotoi, a New Species of the Bythitidae (Ophidiiformes, Teleostei) from the Koko Seamount, Central North Pacific.
  • Moyle, P.B. & Campbell, M.A. (2022): Cryptic Species of Freshwater Sculpin (Cottidae: Cottus) in California, USA.
    • Cottus gulosus wintu Moyle & Campbell, 2022
    • Cottus ohlone ohlone Moyle & Campbell, 2022
    • Cottus ohlone pomo Moyle & Campbell, 2022
  • Munehara, H., Togashi, K., Yamada, S., Higashimura, T., Yamazaki, A., Suzuki, S., Abe, T., Awata, S., Koya, Y. & Tsuruoka, O. (2022): Rhamphocottus nagaakii (Cottoidea: Rhamphocottidae), a new species of grunt sculpin from the northwestern Pacific, with notes on the phylogeography of the genus Rhamphocottus.
  • Murasaki, K., Kai, Y., Endo, H. & Fukui, A. (2022): A new snailfish of the genus Careproctus (Cottoidei: Liparidae) from the Pacific coast of southern Japan.

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  • Nagy, B. & Watters, B.R. (2022): Lacustricola margaritatus, a new species of lampeye from the Lake Victoria and Lake Kyoga basins in eastern Africa (Cyprinodontiformes: Procatopodidae).
  • Nakajima, J. & Hashiguchi, Y. (2022): A new species of the genus Misgurnus (Cypriniformes, Cobitidae) from Ryukyu Islands, Japan.
  • Neuhaus, E.B., Britto, M.R., Birindelli, J.L.O. & Sousa, L.M. (2022): A new species of Ancistrus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Tapajós and Xingu basins, Brazil.
  • Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, M. (2022): Silurichthys exortivus, a new catfish (Teleostei: Siluridae) from eastern Borneo, Indonesia.
  • Ng, H.H., Pawangkhanant, P. & Suwannapoom, C. (2022): Plugging the gap: description of a new Akysis species represents a new record of the genus from the Mae Klong drainage in western Thailand (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Akysidae).
  • Nielsen, D.T.B., Hoetmer, J.W. & Vandenkerkhove, E. (2022): Laimosemion anitae, a new species of Laimosemion genus, subgenus Owiyeye (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from Rio Juruá drainage, Amazon Basin, Brazil.
  • Nielsen, D.T.B., Hoetmer, J.W. & Vandenkerkhove, E. (2022): Two new species of the Anablepsoides limoncochae species group (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from Rio Juruá drainage, Amazon basin, Brazil.

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  • Oliveira-Silva, L., Santos, S.A., Lopes, M.M. & Zanata, A.M. (2022): A new species of Characidium (Characiformes: Crenuchidae) from the rio Doce basin, Brazil.
  • Ota, R.R., Carvalho Deprá, G., Kullander, S., Graça, W.J. & Pavanelli, C.S. (2022): A new species of Satanoperca (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Rio Tocantins basin, Brazil.

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  • Peixoto, L.A.W., Campos-da-Paz, R., Menezes, N.A., Santana, C.D., Triques, M. & Datovo, A. (2022): Systematics of neotropical electric knifefish Tembeassu (Gymnotiformes, Apteronotidae).
  • Pezold, F. (2022): A review of species of the Atlantic and eastern Pacific genus Ctenogobius (Gobiiformes: Oxudercidae).
    • Ctenogobius apogonus Pezold, 2022
      • Marine Research, 2 (1): 65-137.
  • Plamoottil, M. & Vineeth, K. (2022): Discovery of a new cyprinid fish, Osteochilichthys formosus, from Kerala, India.
  • Pombo-Ayora, L., Peinemann, V.N., Williams, C.T., He, S., Lin, Y.J., Iwatsuki, Y., Bradley, D.D.C. & Berumen, M.L. (in press): Acanthopagrus oconnorae , a new species of seabream (Sparidae) from the Red Sea.
  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2022): Eosytchevskia nom. nov. – a New Name for Parabarbus Sytchevskaya non Franz (Cyprinidae).
  • Prokofiev, A.M., Emelyanova, O.R., Orlov, A.M. & Orlova, S.Y. (2022): A New Species of Diaphus Associated with Seamounts of the Emperor Chain, North-Western Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Myctophiformes: Myctophidae).
  • Provenzano-Rizzi, F., Argüello, P. & Barriga-Salazar, R. (2022): The genus Pseudohemiodon (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) in Ecuador, with the description of a new species.
    • Pseudohemiodon almendarizi Provenzano-Rizzi et al., 2022  [Note: Name needs to  be changed mandatorily to P.  almendarizae, as it is dedicated to a woman] 

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  • Rajakrishnan, R., Rajeeshkumar, M., Cubelio, S.S. & Prokofiev, A.M. (in press): A new species of Bathysphyraenops from the Indian Ocean with comments on the genus (Teleostei: Acropomatiformes: Howellidae).
  • Rajeeshkumar, M., Pietsch, T.W. & Saravanane, N. (2022): A new species of deep-sea anglerfish, genus Himantolophus (Lophiiformes: Himantolophidae) from the Andaman Sea, India.
  • Rameshori, Y., Chinglemba, Y., Darshan, A. & Vishwanath, W. (2022): Mustura daral, a new species of stone loach from Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
  • Ray, D., Acharya, S., Khatua, T., Roy, D., Mohapatra, A. & Mishra, S.S. (2022): A new species of conger eel, Ariosoma (Congridae: Bathymyrinae), from the Bay of Bengal, India.
  • Reis, R.E. & Lehmann A., P. (2022): A new genus of armored catfish (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Greater Amazon, with a review of the species and description of five new species.
    • Rhinotocinclus Reis & Lehmann A., 2022
    • Type-species: Parotocinclus longirostris Garavello, 1988
    • Rhinotocinclus discolor Reis & Lehmann A., 2022
    • Rhinotocinclus isabelae Reis & Lehmann A., 2022
    • Rhinotocinclus loxochelis Reis & Lehmann A., 2022
    • Rhinotocinclus marginalis Reis & Lehmann A., 2022
    • Rhinotocinclus pilosus Reis & Lehmann A., 2022
  • Reis, V. & de Pinna, M.C.C. (2022): Diversity and systematics of Trichomycterus Valenciennes 1832 (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) in the Rio Doce Basin: iterating DNA, phylogeny and classical taxonomy.
  • Ribeiro, F.R.V., Silva-Oliveira, C., Silva, A.C. & Canto, A.L.C. (2022): New species of driftwood catfish of Tatia (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae) from rio Tapajós, Brazil.
  • Rime, G., Tamang, L. & Das, D.N. (2022): Paracanthocobitis hijumensis, a new species of zipper loach from the Arunachal Himalaya, northeastern India (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae).
  • Roman, A., Afanasyev, S., Golub, O., & Lietytska, O. (2022): Capoeta svanetica (Teleostei, Cyprinidae), a New Species from the Luchunis River (Rioni River Drainage) in Georgia.

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  • Saha, S., Song, N., Yu, Z., Baki, M.A., McKay, R.J., Qin, J. & Gao, T. (2022): Descriptions of Two New Species, Sillago muktijoddhai sp. nov. and Sillago mengjialensis sp. nov. (Perciformes: Sillaginidae) from the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh.
    • Sillago mengjialensis Gao et al., 2022
    • Sillago muktijoddhai Gao & Saha, 2022 [Note: e-paper with no ZooBank registration, names are not available from this publication]
  • Schwarzhans, W.W., Nielsen, J.G. & Mundy, B.C. (2022): Revision of the circumglobal deep-sea genus Leucicorus (Teleostei, Ophidiidae) with two new species.
  • Shakhovskoy, I.B. & Parin, N.V. (2022): A review of the flying fish genus Cypselurus (Beloniformes: Exocoetidae). Part 2. Revision of the subgenus Poecilocypselurus Bruun, 1935 with descriptions of three new species and five new subspecies and reinstatement of Exocoetus apus Valenciennes and E. neglectus Bleeker.
    • Cypselurus (Poecilocypselurus) clariangulatus Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2022
    • Cypselurus (Poecilocypselurus) izumii Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2022
    • Cypselurus (Poecilocypselurus) neglectus shcherbachevi Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2022
    • Cypselurus (Cypselurus) nossibe Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2022
    • Cypselurus (Poecilocypselurus) oligolepis georgii Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2022
    • Cypselurus (Poecilocypselurus) oligolepis persicus Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2022
    • Cypselurus (Poecilocypselurus) poecilopterus arabicus Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2022
    • Cypselurus (Poecilocypselurus) poecilopterus crassus Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2022
  • Shangningam, B. & Kosygin, L. (2022): Glyptothorax yuensis, a new species of sisorid catfish (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from Myanmar.
  • Shao, W.-H. & Zhang, E (2022): Tachysurus latifrontalis, a new bagrid species from the Jiulong-Jiang basin in Fujian Province, South China (Teleostei: Bagridae).
  • Sideleva, V., Kesminas, V. & Zhidkov, Z. (2022): A new species of the genus Cottus (Scorpaeniformes, Cottidae) from the Baltic Sea Basin and its phylogenetic placement.
  • Silva, G.S.C., Ochoa, L.E. & Castro, Í.S. (2022): New species of Phenacorhamdia (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae) from the Xingu River basin.
  • Singh, M., Lalronunga, S. & Ramliana, L. (2022): Integrative taxonomy peeps a new torrent catfish species of genus Amblyceps (Siluriformes: Amblycipitidae) in Kaladan River of Mizoram, India.
  • Smith, W.L., Ghedotti, M.J., Domínguez-Domínguez, O., McMahan, C.D., Espinoza, E., Martin, R.P., Girard, M.G. & Davis, M.P. (2022): Investigations into the ancestry of the Grape-eye Seabass (Hemilutjanus macrophthalmos) reveal novel limits and relationships for the Acropomatiformes (Teleostei: Percomorpha).
  • Soares, K.D.A. & Mathubara, K. (2022): Combined phylogeny and new classification of catsharks (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii: Carcharhiniformes).
    • Note: Two subfamilies of the family Pentanchidae Smith (1912) are declared as new, but are not. Galeinae has already been established by Fowler (1934) and Halaelurinae has also not been recognized by Soares & Mathubara (2022) for the first time as a clade of its own, but has already been established by White (1936) as family Halaeluridae and has now only changed its rank and has been released from synonymy.
  • Staeck, W., Ottoni, F.P. & Schindler, I. (2022): Mikrogeophagus maculicauda, a new dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the eastern drainage of the upper Rio Guaporé, Brazil.
  • Su, Y., Lin, H.-C. & Ho, H.-C. (2022): A new cryptic species of the pineapple fish genus Monocentris (Family Monocentridae) from the western Pacific Ocean, with redescription of M. japonica (Houttuyn, 1782).
  • Sun, Z.-X., Huang, S.-P., Zhu, B.-Q., Wu, J. & Zhao, Y.-H. (2022): A new species of the gudgeon genus Microphysogobio Mori, 1934 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Zhejiang Province, China.
  • Sundar, R.L., Arjun, C.P., Sidharthan, A., Dahanukar, N. & Raghavan, R. (2022): A new diminutive subterranean eel loach species of the genus Pangio (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from Southern India.
  • Suzuki, T., Oseko, N., Yamasaki, Y.Y., Kimura, S. & Shibukawa, K. (2022): A New Species with Two New Subspecies of Rhinogobius (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Yaeyama Group, the Ryukyu Islands, Japan.

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  • Tavera, J., Schärer-Umpierre, M.T. & Acero P., A. (2022): A new species of deep-sea grunt, Rhonciscus pauco (Lutjaniformes: Haemulidae), from Puerto Rico.
  • Tea, J.-K., Najeeb, A., Rowlett, J. & Rocha, L.A. (2022): Cirrhilabrus finifenmaa (Teleostei, Labridae), a new species of fairy wrasse from the Maldives, with comments on the taxonomic identity of C. rubrisquamis and C. wakanda.
  • Thacker, C.E., Geiger, D.L. & Unmack, P.J. (2022): Species delineation and systematics of a hemiclonal hybrid complex in Australian freshwaters (Gobiiformes: Gobioidei: Eleotridae: Hypseleotris).
    • Hypseleotris acropinna Thacker et al., 2022
    • Hypseleotris bucephala Thacker et al., 2022
    • Hypseleotris gymnocephala Thacker et al., 2022
    • Hypseleotris moolooboolaensis Thacker et al., 2022 [Note: named after the Aboriginal name for the Mary River, should have been H. moocooboolaensis, but was messed up somehow. A correction is planned to be published.]
  • Tornabene, L., Manning, R., Robertson, D.R., Van Tassell, J.L. & Baldwin, C.C. (2022): A new lineage of deep-reef gobies from the Caribbean, including two new species and one new genus (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Gobiosomatini).
  • Turan, D., Kaya, C., Aksu, I. & Bektas, Y. (2022): Paracapoeta, a new genus of the Cyprinidae from Mesopotamia, Cilicia and Levant (Teleostei, Cypriniformes).
  • Turan, D., Kottelat, M. & Kaya, C. (2022): The trouts of the upper Kura and Aras rivers in Turkey, with description of three new species (Teleostei: Salmonidae).
    • Salmo araxensis Turan et al., 2022
    • Salmo ardahanensis Turan et al., 2022
    • Salmo murathani Turan et al., 2022

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  • Uiblein, F. & Maclaine, J. (2022): Description of Upeneus madras (Mullidae), a new goatfish species from SE India (NE Indian Ocean), with establishment of the pori-species group and a review of barbel colour in Upeneus species.
  • Usimesa Wingi, N., Schedel, F.D.B. & Schliewen, U.K. (2022): Congochromis rotundiceps sp. nov., a new cichlid species (Actinopterygii: Cichlidae) from the Congo Drainage.
  • Utama, I.V., Mandagi, I.F., Lawelle, S.A., Masengi, K.W.A., Watanabe, K., Sawada, N., Nagano, A.J., Kusumi, J. & Yamahira, K. (2022): Deeply divergent freshwater fish species within a single river system in central Sulawesi.

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  • Vasil’eva, E.D., Vasil’ev, V.P., Miroshnichenko, I.L. & Shedko, S.V. (2022): ТАКСОНОМИЯ И ФИЛОГЕНЕТИЧЕСКИЕ ОТНОШЕНИЯ КАРПОВЫХ РЫБ РОДА Hemiculter (Cyprinidae, Xenocyprininae): ВОСТРОБРЮШКИ ВИДОВОЙ ГРУППЫ Hemiculter lucidus.
  • Vasil’eva, E.D., Vasil’ev, V.P., Nemkova, G.A. & Shedko, S.V. (2022): Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of cyprinids of the genus Hemiculter (Cyprinidae, Xenocypridinae): species group H. leucisculus.
  • Vecchioni, L., Ching, A.C., Marrone, F., Arculeo, M., Hundt, P.J. & Simons, A.M. (2022): Multi-Locus Phylogenetic Analyses of the Almadablennius Clade Reveals Inconsistencies with the Present Taxonomy of Blenniid Fishes.
    • Salariopsis gen. n. Vecchioni et al., 2022
    • Type species: Blennius fluviatilis Asso y del Rio, 1801 [Note: Salariopsis Vecchioni et al. 2022 is a junior synonym of Ichthyocoris Bonaparte, 1840]
  • Vijayakrishnan, B. & Praveenraj, J. (2022): Mystus irulu, a new species of bagrid catfish from the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India (Teleostei: Bagridae).
  • Villa-Verde, L., de Pinna, M.C.C., Reis, V.J.C. & Oyakawa, O.T. (2022): Secretive fish diversity: a new species of Listrura (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) from a supposedly well-known river in South-eastern Brazil.
  • Vranken, N., Van Steenberge, M., Heylen, A., Decru, E. & Snoeks, J. (2022): From a pair to a dozen: the piscivorous species of Haplochromis (Cichlidae) from the Lake Edward system.
    • Haplochromis aquila Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis curvidens Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis falcatus Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis glaucus Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis kimondo Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis latifrons Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis pardus Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis quasimodo Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis rex Vranken et al., 2022
    • Haplochromis simba Vranken et al., 2022

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  • Wada, H. & Motomura, H. (2022): Two new species of the deepwater scorpionfish genus Lioscorpius (Setarchidae) from the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
  • Walsh, G., Bragança, P.H.N. & van der Zee, J. (2022): Plataplochilus eliasi (Cyprinodontiformes: Procatopodidae) a new species from the upper Noumbi River in the Republic of the Congo.
  • Wang, S.-C. & Chen, I-S. (2022): A new freshwater goby, Rhinogobius lianchengensis (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the Minjiang river basin, Fujian Province, China.
  • Wang, Z.-B., Chen, X.-Y. & Zheng, L.-P. 2022. A new genus and species of disc-bearing Labeoninae (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from Guangxi, China.
  • Wibowo, K. & Motomura, H. (2022): Phenacoscorpius longicaudalis, a new species of scorpionfish (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) from Western Australia, with first records of Phenacoscorpius adenensis from the southeastern Indian Ocean.
  • Winterbottom, R. & Pyle, R.L. (2022): A new species of Trimma (Pisces: Gobiidae) from the deep reefs of Palau, western Pacific Ocean.

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  • Xie, R.-X., Cao, L. & Zhang, E (in press): Liobagrus brevispina, a new species of torrent catfish (Siluriformes: Amblycipitidae) from the upper Chang-Jiang basin, South China.

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  • Yoğurtçuoğlu, B., Kaya, C. & Freyhof, J. (2022): Revision of the Oxynoemacheilus angorae group with the description of two new species (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

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  • Zarei, F., Al Jufaili, S.M. & Esmaeili, H.R. (2022): Oxyurichthys omanensis sp. nov., a new Eyebrow Goby (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Oman.
  • Zarei, F., Esmaeili, H.R., Kovacic, M., Schliewen, U.K. & Abbasi, K. (2022): Ponticola hircaniaensis sp. nov., a new and critically endangered gobiid species (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the southern Caspian Sea basin.
  • Zhang, Y.-Y., Zhang, R.-R., Ma, S.-B., Liu, S.-S., Lin, Q. & Wang, X. (2022): A new seamoth species of Pegasus (Syngnathiformes: Pegasidae) from the East China Sea.
  • Zhou, M., He, A., Wang, F., Li, Y. & Li, C. (2022): Neodontobutis lani, a new sleeper fish of the family Odontobutidae (Teleostei: Gobiiformes) from Guangxi, southern China.