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    2018 latest news (January)

    • Gomon, M.F. & Psomadakis, P.N. (2018): Review of the Lepidotrigla gurnards (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes: Triglidae) in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea off Myanmar with a description of a new species.

    • Chamon, C.C., Pereira, T.N.A., Mendonça, M.B. & Akama, A. (2018): New species of the genus Spectracanthicus (Loricariidae, Hypostominae, Ancistrini) from the Rio Javaés (Rio Araguaia basin), with a description of gross brain morphology.

    • Roni, N. & Vishwanath, W. (2018): A new species of the genus Garra (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Barak River drainage, Manipur, India.

    • Sungur, S., Jalili, P. & Eagderi, S. (2017): Oxynoemacheilus ciceki, new nemacheilid species (Teleostei, Nemacheilidae) from the Sultan Marsh, Kayseri Province, Turkey.

    • Baldwin, C.C., Tornabene, L., Robertson, D.R., Nonaka, A. & Gilmore, G. (2018): More new deep-reef basslets (Teleostei, Grammatidae, Lipogramma), with updates on the eco-evolutionary relationships within the genus.

    • [overlooked] Baliarsingh, B.K. & Kosygin, L. (2017): A new species of Parapsilorhynchus Hora, 1921 (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) from Mahanadi River basin of Odisha, India.

    • [overlooked] Barbosa, J.M., Silva, A.G.G., Rocha Araújo, A.R. & Carvalho, M.F. (2017): A new species of Anchoviella Fowler, 1911 (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae) from the mouth of the São Francisco River, Brazil. / Uma nova espécie de Anchoviella Fowler, 1911 (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae) da foz do rio São Francisco, Brasil.

    • Winterbottom, R. (2018): A new species of Trimma (Pisces; Gobiidae) from the South-West Islands of Palau, western Pacific Ocean.

    • Stauffer, Jr., J.R. (2018): Description of Metriaclima koningsi, a new species (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Malaŵi, Malaŵi, Africa.
      • Metriaclima koningsi Stauffer, 2018 [Note: genus might be Maylandia, because of unclear situation whether or not Metriaclima was a necessary substitution for Maylandia]

    • Thiel, R., Knebelsberger, T. & Eidus, I. (2018): Description and DNA barcoding of Lycenchelys lenzeni, a new species of eelpout (Perciformes: Zoarcidae) from the deep sea off the Kuril Archipelago.

    • Moelants, T., Snoeks, J. & Vreven, E. (2018): Distichodus kasaiensis and D. ingae, two new distichodontid species (Characiformes: Distichodontidae) from the Congo basin.

    • Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, M. (2018): Amblyceps improcerum, a new sisoroid catfish from Kachin State, Myanmar (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Amblycipitidae).

    • Fisch-Muller, S., Mol, J.H.A. & Covain, R. (2018): An integrative framework to reevaluate the Neotropical catfish genus Guyanancistrus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) with particular emphasis on the Guyanancistrus brevispinis complex.
      • Cryptancistrus n. gen. Fisch-Muller et al., 2018
      • Type species: Cryptancistrus similis Fisch-Muller et al., 2018
      • Guyanancistrus brevispinis bifax Fisch-Muller et al., 2018
      • Guyanancistrus brevispinis orientalis Fisch-Muller et al., 2018
      • Guyanancistrus brownsbergensis Mol et al., 2018
      • Guyanancistrus megastictus Fisch-Muller et al., 2018
      • Guyanancistrus nassauensis Mol et al., 2018
      • Guyanancistrus teretirostris Fisch-Muller et al., 2018
      • Guyanancistrus tenuis Fisch-Muller et al., 2018

    • Van der Zee, J.R., Walsh, G., Boukaka Mikembi, V.N., Jonker, M.N., Alexandre, M.P. & Sonnenberg, R. (2018): Three new endemic Aphyosemion species (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae) from the Massif du Chaillu in the upper Louessé River system, Republic of the Congo.
      • Aphyosemion cryptum Van der Zee et al., 2018
      • Aphyosemion cyanoflavum Van der Zee et al., 2018
      • Aphyosemion mandoroense Van der Zee et al., 2018

    • Costa, W.J.E.M. (2018): Three new species of the killifish genus Melanorivulus from the Rio Paraná Basin, central Brazilian Cerrado (Cyprinodontiformes, Aplocheilidae).

    • Casciotta, J., Almirón, A., Piálek, L. & Říčan, O. (2017): Gymnogeophagus taroba (Teleostei: Cichlidae), a new species from the río Iguazú basin, Misiones, Argentina.

    2017 latest news (December 2017)

    • Prokofiev, A. M. (2017): New findings of rare fish species in Indian and Pacific oceans with the description of two new species from the families Gobiidae and Platycephalidae.

    • Delapieve, M.L.S., Lehmann A, P. & Reis, R.E. (2017): An appraisal of the phylogenetic relationships of Hypoptopomatini cascudinhos with description of two new genera and three new species (Siluriformes: Loricariidae).
      • Leptotocinclus n. gen. Delapieve et al., 2017
      • Type species: Leptotocinclus ctenistus Delapieve et al., 2017
      • also included: Leptotocinclus madeirae Delapieve et al., 2017
      • Nannoxyropsis n. gen. Delapieve et al., 2017
      • Type species: Nannoxyropsis acicula Delapieve et al., 2017
      • also included: Oxyropsis ephippia Aquino & Sabaj Pérez, 2016

    • Shelley, J.J., Delaval, A. & Le Feuvre, M.C. (2017): A revision of the grunter genus Syncomistes (Teleostei, Terapontidae, Syncomistes) with descriptions of seven new species from the Kimberley region, northwestern Australia.
      • Syncomistes bonapartensis Shelley et al., 2017
      • Syncomistes carcharus Shelley et al., 2017
      • Syncomistes dilliensis Shelley et al., 2017
      • Syncomistes holsworth Shelley et al., 2017
      • Syncomistes moranensis Shelley et al., 2017
      • Syncomistes versicolor Shelley et al., 2017
      • Syncomistes wunambal Shelley et al., 2017

    • Tornabene, L., Deis, B. & Erdmann, M.V. (2017): Evaluating the phylogenetic position of the goby genus Kelloggella (Teleostei: Gobiidae), with notes on osteology of the genus and description of a new species from Niue in the South Central Pacific Ocean.

    • [overlooked]: Chen, Y., Sui, X., He, X. & Chen, Y. (2015): Three new species of cobitid fish genus Cobitis (Teleostei, Cobitidae) from the River Pearl basin of China.

    • Ho, H.-C., Motomura, H., Hata, H. & Jiang, W.-C. (2017): Review of the fish genus Epinnula Poey (Perciformes: Gempylidae), with description of a new species from the Pacific Ocean.

    • Garcia-Ayala, J.R., Ohara, W.M., Pastana, M.N.L. & Benine, R.C. (2017): A new species of Brachychalcinus (Characiformes: Characidae) from the rio Xingu basin, Serra do Cachimbo, Brazil.

    • Esguícero, A.L.H. & Castro, R.M.C. (2017): Taxonomic Revision of the Genus Aphyodite, with Description of Two New Species (Teleostei: Characidae).