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2019 latest news (November)

  • Teixeira, T.F., Dutra, G.M., Penido, I.S., Santos, S.A. & Pessali, T.C. (in press): A new species of Hyphessobrycon (Characiformes, Characidae) from the upper Rio Jequitinhonha basin, Minas Gerais, Brazil, with comments on morphological similarities with Stethaprioninae species from headwater environments.
  • Shangningam, B., Kosygin, L. & Sinha, B. (2019): A new species of rheophilic cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Brahmaputra Basin, northeast India.
  • Pereira, E.H.L., A. Santos, A.C., de Pinna, M.C.C. & Reis, R.E. (2019): An Enigmatic New Loricariid (Actinopterygii: Siluriformes) from Relictual Upper Reaches of Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil.
  • White, W.T., Fahmi, F., & Weigmann, S. (2019): A new genus and species of catshark (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) from eastern Indonesia.
  • [update] Gamarra, S.P., Calegari, B.B. & Reis, R.E. (2019): A new species of Curculionichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the north edge of the Brazilian Shield, lower Amazon basin.
  • [update] Garcia-Ayala, J.R. & Benine, R.C. (2019): A new species of Poptella (Characiformes: Characidae: Stethaprioninae) from the Rio Juma, Rio Madeira basin, Brazil.
  • [update] Lucena, Z.M.S. & Lucena, C.A.S. (2019): A new glass tetra species of Phenacogaster from the rio Salitre, rio São Francisco drainage, Brazil (Characiformes: Characidae).
  • [update] Vranken, N., Van Steenberge, M. & Snoeks, J. (2019): Similar ecology, different morphology: three new species of oral‐mollusc shellers from Lake Edward.
    • Haplochromis concilians Vranken et al., 2019
    • Haplochromis erutus Vranken et al., 2019
    • Haplochromis planus Vranken et al., 2019
  • Orlovskaya, M.V. & Balushkin, A.V. (2019): Description of a New Species of Pelagic Eelpout Melanostigma thalassium sp. nova (Zoarcidae) from Walvis Ridge (Southeastern Atlantic) and Identification Key for Species of the Genus from the Atlantic Ocean.

2019 latest news (October)

  • Persat, H., Weiss, S., Froufe, E., Secci-Petretto, G. & Denys, G.P.J. (2019): A third European species of grayling (Actinopterygii, Salmonidae), endemic to the Loire River basin (France), Thymallus ligericus n. sp.
  • Ebert, D.A. & Leslie, R.W. (2019): Leucoraja elaineae sp. nov., a new rough skate (Rajiformes: Rajidae) from the Western Indian Ocean.
  • Valdesalici, S. & Gil, J.R.G. (2019): A new killifish from central Bolivia: Anablepsoides bibosi (Cyprinodoniformes: Rivulidae).
    • Anablepsoides bibosi Valdesalici & Gil, 2019
      • aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 25 (4): 149-154.
  • Plamoottil, M. (2019): Puntius kyphus (Cypriniformes : Cyprinidae) : a new fish species from Kerala, India.
    • Puntius kyphus Plamoottil, 2019
      • Journal of Experimental Zoology India, 22 (2): 713-718.
  • Conway, K.W., Mateos, M. & Vrijenhoek, R.C. (2019): A new species of the live-bearing fish genus Poeciliopsis from northern Mexico (Cyprinodontiformes, Poeciliidae).
  • Zanata, A.M., Burger, R., Vita, G. & Camelier, P. (2019): A new species of Astyanax (Characiformes: Characidae) from the rio de Contas basin, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Dao, W., Li, X., Yang, H.-F. & Zhou, W. (in press): Pareuchiloglanis (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from the Pearl River, China with description of three new species.
  • Greenfield, D.W., Erdmann, M.V. & Utama, I.V. (2019): Sueviota minersorum, a new species of sponge-dwelling goby (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Misool, Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia.
  • Brito, P.S., Guimarães, E.C., Carvalho-Costa, L.F. & Ottoni, F.P. (2019): A new species of Aphyocharax Günther, 1868 (Characiformes, Characidae) from the Maracaçumé river basin, eastern Amazon.
  • Lujan, N.K., Armbruster, J.W., Werneke, D.C., Teixeira, T.F. & Lovejoy, N.R. (2019): Phylogeny and biogeography of the Brazilian–Guiana Shield endemic Corymbophanes clade of armoured catfishes (Loricariidae).
  • Bineesh, K., Nashad, M., Kumar, K.V.A. & Endo, H. (2019): Glossanodon macrocephalus, a new argentine fish (Argentinidae) from the Arabian Sea.
  • Hata, H. & Motomura, H. (2019): Two new species of Thrissina (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae) from the northern Indian Ocean and redescription of Thrissina vitrirostris (Gilchrist and Thompson 1908).
  • Victor, B.C. & Kumar, A.B. (2019): Pteropsaron indicum, a new species of signalfish (Teleostei: Trichonotidae: Hemerocoetinae) with a micro-CT analysis of osteology.
  • Ahnelt, H., Wibowo, A. & Prianto, E. (2019): A new species of Pectenocypris (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from peat swamps in Sumatra.
  • Sumod, S., Hibino, Y., Manjabrayakath, H. & Sanjeevan, V.N. (2019): Description of a new species of deep-water snake eel, Ophichthus mccoskeri (Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae) from Andaman Sea, India.
  • Van Der Zee, J.R., Bernotas, K., Bragança, P.H.N. & Stiassny, M.L.J. (2019): An Unexpected New Poropanchax (Cyprinodontiformes, Procatopodidae) from the Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Costa, W.J.E.M., Katz, A.M., Mattos, J.L.O. & Rangel-Pereira, F.S. (2019): Two new species of miniature psammophilic sarcoglanidine catfishes of the genus Microcambeva from the Atlantic Forest of eastern Brazil (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae).
  • Britz, R., Dahanukar, N., Anoop, V.K. & Ali, A. (2019): Channa rara, a new species of snakehead fish from the Western Ghats region of Maharashtra, India (Teleostei: Labyrinthici: Channidae).
  • Uiblein, F., Gledhill, D.C., Pavlov, D.A., Hoang, T.A. & Shaheen, S. (2019): Three new goatfishes of the genus Upeneus (Mullidae) from the Indo-Pacific, with a redescription of colour patterns in U. margarethae.
    • Upeneus caudofasciatus Uiblein & Gledhill, 2019
    • Upeneus gubal Uiblein, 2019
    • Upeneus heterospinus Uiblein & Pavlov, 2019
  • Weiss, J.D., Schedel, F.D.B., Ibala Zamba, A., Vreven, E.J.W.M.N. & Schliewen, U.K. (2019): Paragobiocichla, a new genus name for Gobiochromis irvinei Trewavas, 1943.
    • Paragobiocichla n. gen. Schliewen & Weiss, 2019
    • Type species: Gobiochromis irvinei Trewavas, 1943
      • Spixiana, 42 (1): 133-139.
  • Walsh, G., Lamboj, A. & Stiassny, M.L.J. (in press): Review of the cichlid genus Thysochromis (Teleostei: Ovalentaria) with the description of a new species from the Kouilou Province in the Republic of Congo, west–central Africa.
  •  Anoop, V.K., Britz, R., Arjun, C.P., Dahanukar, N. & Raghavan, R. (2019): Pangio bhujia, a new, peculiar species of miniature subterranean eel loach lacking dorsal and pelvic fins from India (Teleostei: Cobitidae).
  • Nielsen, J.G. (2019): Revision of the circumglobal genus Barathronus (Ophidiiformes, Bythitidae) with a new species from the eastern North Atlantic Ocean.
  • Wu, T.-J. & Yang, J. (2019): Sinibotia lani, a new species of botiid loach (Teleostei: Botiidae) from Guangxi, China.

2019 latest news (September)

  • Johnson, J.W. & Wilmer, J.W. (2019): Epinephelus fuscomarginatus (Perciformes: Epinephelidae), a new species of grouper from off the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
  • Jiang, W.-S., Li, J., Lei, X.-Z., Wen, Z.-R., Han, J.-Z., Yang, J.-X. & Chang, J.-B. (in press): Sinocyclocheilus sanxiaensis, a new blind fish from the Three Gorges of Yangtze River provides insights into speciation of Chinese cavefish.
  • Shibatta, O.A. (2019): New species of bumblebee catfish of the genus Batrochoglanis Gill, 1858 (Siluriformes: Pseudopimelodidae) from the Aripuanã River basin, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
  • Oliveira, R.R., Rapp Py-Daniel, L. & Oyakawa, O.T. (2019): Two New Species of the Armored Catfish Genus Baryancistrus Rapp Py-Daniel, 1989 (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Jari River, Amazon Basin, Brazil.
    • Baryancistrus hadrostomus Oliveira et al., 2019
    • Baryancistrus micropunctatus Oliveira et al., 2019
  • Mousavi-Sabet, H., Saemi-Komsari, M., Doadrio, I. & Freyhof, J. (2019): Garra roseae, a new species from the Makran region in southern Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).
  • Saç, G., Özuluğ, M., Geiger, M.F. & Freyhof, J. (2019): Pseudophoxinus cilicicus, a new spring minnow from southern Anatolia (Teleostei: Leuciscidae).
  • Carvalho-Filho, A., Oliveira, J., Soares, C. & Araripe, J. (2019): A new species of snook, Centropomus (Teleostei: Centropomidae),  from northern South America, with notes on the geographic distribution of other species of the genus.
  • Pires, A.M.A., Carvalho-Filho, A., Ferreira, R.C.P., Viana, D., Nunes, D. & Hazin, F.H.V. (2019): Review of the Brazilian species of Physiculus (Gadiformes: Moridae), with description of a new species from Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago, equatorial Atlantic.
  • Calegari, B.B., Vari, R.P. & Reis, R.E. (2019): Phylogenetic systematics of the driftwood catfishes (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae): a combined morphological and molecular analysis.
    • Auchenipterichthyina, subtrib. nov. Calegari et al., 2019
    • Type genus Auchenipterichthys Bleeker, 1862
    • Gelanoglanini, trib. nov. Calegari et al., 2019
    • Type genus: Gelanoglanis Böhlke, 1980
    • Glanidiini, trib. nov. Calegari et al., 2019
    • Type genus Glanidium Lütken, 1874
    • Liosomadoradini, trib. nov. Calegari et al., 2019
    • Type genus Liosomadoras Fowler, 1940
    • Pseudotatiini, trib. nov. Calegari et al., 2019
    • Type genus Pseudotatia Mees, 1974
  • Conde-Saldaña, C.C., Albornoz-Garzón, J.G., García-Melo, J.E., Dergam, J.A. & Villa-Navarro, F.A. (2019): A new species of Pimelodella Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888 (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae) from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia.
  • Santana, C.D., Crampton, W.G.R., Dillman, C.B., Frederico, R.G., Sabaj, M.H., Covain, R., Ready, J., Zuanon, J., Oliveira, R.R., Mendes-Júnior, R.N., Bastos, D.A., Teixeira, T.F., Mol, J., Ohara, W., Castro e Castro, N., Peixoto, L.A., Nagamachi, C.,  Sousa, L., Montag, L.F.A., Ribeiro, F., Waddell, J.C., Piorsky, N.M., Vari, R.P. & Wosiacki, W.B. (2019): Unexpected species diversity in electric eels with a description of the strongest living bioelectricity generator.
  • Eagderi, S., Mousavi-Sabet, H. & Freyhof, J. (2019): Paraschistura makranensis, a new loach from the Jegin River drainage in southern Iran with comments on P. ilamensis and P. pasatigris (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
  • [update]  Albornoz‐Garzón, J.G., Méndez‐López, A., Donascimiento, C. & Lima, F.C.T. (2019): A new species of Hemigrammus (Characiformes: Characidae) from western Amazon River basin, Colombia.
  • [update] Reis, V.J.C., de Pinna, M.C.C. & Pessali, T.C. (2019): A new species of Trichomycterus Valenciennes 1832 (Trichomycteridae: Siluriformes) from the Rio Doce drainage with remarkable similarities with Bullockia and a CT‐scan survey.
  • Ardila Rodriguez, C.A. (2019): Trichomycterus calai sp. nov. (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) une nueva especie de pez de río Suárez, cuenca media del río Magdalena Departamento de Santander – Colombia.
    • Trichomycterus calai Ardila Rodriguez, 2019
      • Barranquilla, Departamento de Atlántico 13: 1-20 + 2 + 2.
  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2019): Materials for Revision of the Genus Photonectes (Melanostomiidae).
  • Huber, J.H. (2019): A nomenclatural and systematic Analysis of livebearing Cyprinodontiformes (Acanthopterygii: Anablepsinae, Goodeinae, Poeciliidae).
  • Abrahão, V., Mol, J. & De Pinna, M. (2019): A new species of Cetopsis from the Guiana Shield (Siluriformes: Cetopsidae: Cetopsinae).
  • Campbell, M.A., Chanet, B., Chen, J.-N., Lee, M.-Y. & Chen, W.-J. (2019): Origins and relationships of the Pleuronectoidei: Molecular and morphological analysis of living and fossil taxa.
    • Cyclopsettidae n. fam. Campbell et al., 2019
    • Type genus: Cyclopsetta Gill, 1889
    • Oncopteridae n. fam. Campbell et al., 2019
    • Type genus: Oncopterus Steindachner, 1874
  • Rutledge, K.M. (2019): A New Guitarfish of the Genus Pseudobatos (Batoidea: Rhinobatidae) with Key to the Guitarfishes of the Gulf of California.
  • Conde-Saldaña, C.C., Albornoz-Garzón, J.G., García-Melo, J.E., Villa-Navarro, F.A., Mirande, J.M. & Lima, F.C.T. (2019): A New Pristella (Characiformes: Characidae) from the Río Orinoco Basin, Colombia, with a Redefinition of the Genus.

2019 latest news (August)

  • Peixoto, L.A.W. & Ohara, W.M. (2019): A new species of Eigenmannia Jordan & Evermann (Gymnotiformes: Sternopygidae) from rio Tapajós, Brazil, with discussion on its species group and the myology within Eigenmanniinae.
  • Dolganov, V.N. (2019): Squalus boretzi sp. n. (Squalidae) – новый вид сквалидных акул с Императорского подводного хребта (Тихий океан).
    • Squalus boretzi Dolganov, 2019
      • Biologiya Morya, 45 (4): 279-285.
  • Mohapatra, A., Kiruba-Sankar, R., Praveenraj, J. & Mohanty, S.R. (2019): A new short brown unpatterned moray eel Gymnothorax andamanensis (Muraenidae: Muraeninae) from Andaman waters, India.
  • Hiramatsu, W., Vinh, C.T. & Endo, H. (2019): Branchiostegus biendong, a New Tilefish from Vietnam (Perciformes: Branchiostegidae).
  • Ikeda, Y., Tamada, K. & Hirashima, K. (2019): Luciogobius yubai, a new species of gobioid fish (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from Japan.
  • Lalramliana, L., Lalronunga, S. & Singh, M. (2019): Cabdio crassus, a new species of cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Kaladan River of Mizoram, India.
  • Valdesalici, S. & Amato, G. (2019): Nothobranchius derhami (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae), a new species of seasonal killifish from western Kenya.
    • Nothobranchius derhami Valdesalici & Amato, 2019
      • aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 25 (3): 111-124.
  • Valdesalici, S. (2019): A new annual killifish: Moema funkneri (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the Bolivian Amazon.
    • Moema funkneri Valdesalici, 2019
      • aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 25 (3): 103-110.
  • Roberts, T.R. (2019): Alestion rapax, a new genus and species of miniature paedomorphic characiform fish with large conical teeth from the Lower Congo basin (Ostariophysi, Alestidae).
    • Alestion n. gen. Roberts, 2019
    • Type species: Alestion rapax Roberts, 2019
      • aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 25 (3): 85-102.
  • Fricke, R. (2019): Cynoglossus westraliensis, a new species of tonguesole from Western Australia (Teleostei: Cynoglossidae).
  • [update] Luzzatto, D.C. & Estalles, M.L. (2019): Leptonotus vincentae, a new pipefish species (Syngnathidae: Syngnathinae) from the south‐west Atlantic Ocean near northern Patagonia.
  • [update] Silva, J.P.C.B. & Loboda, T.S. (2019): Potamotrygon marquesi, a new species of neotropical freshwater stingray (Potamotrygonidae) from the Brazilian Amazon Basin.
  • [update] Tencatt, L.F.C., Lima, F.C.T. & Britto, M.R. (2019): Deconstructing an octongeneric misconception reveals the true Corydoras arcuatus Elwin 1938 (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) and a new Corydoras species from the Amazon basin.
  • [update] Escobar, M.D., Ota, R.P., Machado-Allison, A., Farias, I.P. & Hrbek, T. (2019): A new species of Piaractus (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae) from the Orinoco Basin with a redescription of Piaractus brachypomus.
  • Kosygin, L., Das, U., Singh, P. & Chowdhury, B.R. (2019): Glyptothorax gopii, a new species of catfish (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from Mizoram, north-eastern India.
  • Bart, H.L., Jr., Schmidt, R.C., Nyingi, W.D. & Gathua, J. (2019): A new species of cyprinoid fish from the Tana River, Kenya (Actinopterygii: Danionidae).
  • Schmidt, R.C. & Barrientos, C. (2019): A new species of suckermouth catfish (Mochokidae: Chiloglanis) from the Rio Mongo in Equatorial Guinea.
  • Rath, S., Shangningam, B. & Kosygin, L. (2019): Garra simbalbaraensis, a new species of cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Sumod, K.S., Mohapatra, A., Sanjeevan, V.N., Kishor, T.G. & Bineesh, K.K. (2019): A new species of white-spotted moray eel, Gymnothorax smithi (Muraenidae: Muraeninae) from deep waters of Arabian Sea, India.
  • [update] Lee, S.-H., Lee, M.-Y., Matsunuma, M. & Chen, W.-J. (2019): Exploring the phylogeny and species diversity of Chelidoperca (Teleostei: Serranidae) from the western Pacific Ocean by an integrated approach in systematics, with descriptions of three new species and a redescription of C. lecromi Fourmanoir, 1982.
  • Kovačić, M., Ordines, F., Ramirez-Amaro, S. & Schliewen, U.K. (2019): Gymnesigobius medits (Teleostei: Gobiidae), a new gobiid genus and species from the western Mediterranean slope bottoms.
  • Ho, H.-C. & Duhamel, G. (2019): A new species of the fish genus Arctozenus from the Kerguelen Islands, with comments on the lost teeth in adults (Aulopiformes: Paralepididae).
  • Watters, B.R., Nagy, B., Van der Merwe, P.D.W., Cotterill, F.P.D. & Bellstedt, D.U. (2019): Review of the Nothobranchius taeniopygus species group from central and western Tanzania with descriptions of five new species and redescription of Nothobranchius taeniopygus (Teleostei: Nothobranchiidae).
  • Turan, D., Kaya, C., Aksu, İ., Bayçelebi, E. & Bektaş, Y. (2019): Alburnoides coskuncelebii, a new species from the stream Büyük Melen in north western Anatolia (Teleostei: Leuciscidae).
  • Kraemer, J., Hadiaty, R.K. & Herder, F. (2019): Nomorhamphus versicolor, a new species of blunt-nosed halfbeak from a tributary of the Palu River, Sulawesi Tengah (Teleostei: Zenarchopteridae).
  • Chao, N.L., Chang, C.-W., Chen, M.-H., Guo, C.-C., Lin, B.-A., Liou, Y.-Y., Shen, K.-N. & Liu, M. (2019): Johnius taiwanensis, a new species of Sciaenidae from the Taiwan Strait, with a key to Johnius species from Chinese waters.
  • Ng, H.H. & Hadiaty, R.K. (2019): Leiocassis rudicula (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Bagridae), a new catfish from eastern Borneo.
  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. & Walsh, S.J. (2019): Indo-West Pacific species of Trachinotus with spots on their sides as adults, with description of a new species endemic to the Marquesas Islands (Teleostei: Carangidae).

2019 latest news (July)

  • [update] Malanski, E., Sarmento-Soares, L.M., Silva-Malanski, A.C.G., Lopes, M.M., Ingenito, L.F.S. & Buckup, P.A. (2019): A new species of Characidium (Characiformes: Crenuchidae) from coastal basins in the Atlantic Rainforest of eastern Brazil, with phylogenetic and phylogeographic insights into the Characidium alipioi species group.
  • [update] Rojas-Molina, Y.A., Provenzano-Rizzi, F. & Ramírez-Gil, H. (2019): A new species of whiptail armored catfish, genus Pseudohemiodon (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Orinoco River basin, Llanos region of Colombia and Venezuela.
  • [update] Vieira, L.S. & Netto-Ferreira, A.L. (2019): New species of Pyrrhulina (Teleostei: Characiformes: Lebiasinidae) from the eastern Amazon, Pará, Brazil.
  • [update] Birindelli, J.L.O., Britski, H.A. & Provenzano, F. (2019): New species of Leporinus (Characiformes: Anostomidae) from the highlands of the Guiana Shield in Venezuela.
  • Darshan, A., Abujam, S., Kumar, R., Parhi, J., Singh, Y.S., Vishwanath, W., Das, D.N. & Pandey, P.K. (2019): Mystus prabini, a new species of catfish (Siluriformes: Bagridae) from Arunachal Pradesh, north-eastern, India.
  • Costa, W.J.E.M. (2019): Description of a new species of cynopoeciline killifish (Cyprinodontiformes, Aplocheilidae), possibly extinct, from the Atlantic Forest of south-eastern Brazil.
  • Manda, B.K., Snoeks, J., Decru, E., Bills, R & Vreven, E. (in press): Enteromius thespesios (Teleostei: Cyprinidae): a new minnow species with a remarkable sexual dimorphism from the south‐eastern part of the Upper Congo River.
  • Roxo, F.F., Messias, F.L. & Silva, G.S.C. (2019): A new species of Parotocinclus (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae) from Rio Tocantins basin, Brazil.
  • [update] Huang, T.-F., Zhang, P.-L., Huang, X.-L., Wu, T., Gong, X.-Y., Zhang, Y.-X., Peng, Q.-Z. & Liu, Z.X. (2019): A new cave-dwelling blind loach, Triplophysa erythraea sp. nov. (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), from Hunan Province, China.
  • [update] Lin, Y.-J., Qurban, M.A., Shen, K.N. & Chao, N.L. (2019): Delimitation of Tiger-tooth Croaker Otolithes species (Teleostei: Sciaenidae) from the Western Arabian Gulf Using an Integrative Approach, with a Description of Otolithes arabicus sp. nov.
  • Sayyadzadeh, G., Teimori, A. & Esmaeili, H.R. (2019): Paraschistura kermanensis, a new stone loach species from southeastern Iran (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
  • Kumar, R.G., Basheer, V.S. & Ravi, C. (2019): Aenigmachanna mahabali, a new species of troglophilic snakehead (Pisces: Channidae) from Kerala, India.
  • [update] Bifi, A.G., Oliveira, R.R. & Rapp Py-Daniel, L. (2019): A new species of Ancistrus Kner, 1854 (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from rio Madeira basin, Amazonas State, Brazil.
  • [update] Terán, G.E., Ballen, G.A., Alonso, F., Aguilera, G. & Mirande, J.M. (2019): A new species of Farlowella (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the upper Bermejo River, La Plata River basin, northwestern Argentina.
  • Conway, K.W., Moore, G.I. & Summers, A.P. (2019): A new genus and two new species of miniature clingfishes from temperate southern Australia (Teleostei, Gobiesocidae).
    • Barryichthys n. gen. Conway et al., 2019
    • Type species: Barryichthys hutchinsi Conway et al., 2019
    • Barryichthys algicola Conway et al., 2019
  • Menezes, N.A. & Marinho, M.M.F. (2019): A new species of Knodus Eigenmann (Characiformes: Characidae: Stevardiinae) with comments on nuptial tubercles and gill gland in characiform fishes.
  • Aguilera, G., Terán, G.E., Mirande, J.M., Alonso, F., Rometsch, S., Meyer, A. & Torres-Dowdall, J. (2019): Molecular and morphological convergence to sulfide-tolerant fishes in a new species of Jenynsia (Cyprinodontiformes: Anablepidae), the first extremophile member of the family.
  • Pinheiro, H.T., Shepherd, B., Greene, B.D. & Rocha, L.A. (2019): Liopropoma incandescens sp. nov. (Epinephelidae, Liopropominae), a new species of basslet from mesophotic coral ecosystems of Pohnpei, Micronesia.
  • Tea, Y.-K., Pinheiro, H.T., Shepherd, B. & Rocha, L.A. (2019): Cirrhilabrus wakanda, a new species of fairy wrasse from mesophotic ecosystems of Zanzibar, Tanzania, Africa (Teleostei, Labridae).
  • Nakamura, J., Béarez, P. & Motomura, H. (2019): Scolopsis lacrima, a new species of monocle bream (Teleostei, Perciformes, Nemipteridae) from New Caledonia.
  • [update](overlooked) Nguyễn Văn Hảo, Ngô Sỹ Vân, & Nguyễn Văn Giang (2016): Mô tả giống cá mới Vietnamia gen. n. và một loài mới Vietnamia remtua sp.n thuộc phân họ Labeoninae (Cyprinidae, Cypryniformes) được phát hiện ở Cao Bằng, Việt Nam. / Vietnamia remtua, a new genus and new species belong to subfamily Labeoninae (Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes) from Caobang Province, Vietnam.
  • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. & Allen, G.R. (2019): Meiacanthus solomon, a new fangblenny (Teleostei: Blenniidae) from the Solomon Islands, with a redescription and new records of M. limbatus.
  • [update] Prokofiev, A.M. (2019): НОВЫЙ ВИД ЯЩЕРОГОЛОВЫХ РЫБ РОДА Trachinocephalus ИЗ ЗАПАДНОЙ ЧАСТИ ИНДИЙСКОГО ОКЕАНА (Synodidae). / A New Species of Lizardfishes of Genus Trachinocephalus from the Western Indian Ocean (Synodidae)
  • [update] Balushkin, A.V. (2019): ОПИСАНИЕ НОВОГО ВИДА ПЕЛАГИЧЕСКОЙ БЕЛЬДЮГИ Melanostigma japonicum sp. nova (Zoarcidae) ОТ ТИХООКЕАНСКОГО ПОБЕРЕЖЬЯ ЮГА ЯПОНИИ С КЛЮЧОМ ДЛЯ ОПРЕДЕЛЕНИЯ ВИДОВ РОДА ИЗ ТИХОГО ОКЕАНА И СОПРЕДЕЛЬНЫХ АКВАТОРИЙ ИНДИЙСКОГО И ЮЖНОГО ОКЕАНОВ. / Description of a New Species of Pelagic Eelpouts Melanostigma japonicum sp. nova (Zoarcidae) from the Pacific Coast of South Japan with a Key for the Species of the Genus Melanostigma from the Pacific Ocean and the Adjacent Waters of the Indian and Southern Oceans

2019 latest news (June)

  • [update] Ebert, D.A., Akhilesh, K.V. & Weigmann, S. (2018): Planonasus indicus sp. n., a new species of pygmy false catshark (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Pseudotriakidae), with a revised diagnosis of the genus and key to the family.
  • Tornabene, L. & Baldwin, C.C. (2019): Psilotris vantasselli, a new species of goby from the tropical western Atlantic (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Gobiosomatini: Nes subgroup).
  • [update] Dey, A., Chowdhury, B.R., Nur, R., Sarkar, D., Kosygin, L. & Barat, S. (2019): Channa amari, a new species of Snakehead (Teleostei: Channidae) from North Bengal, India.
  • Praveenraj, J., Uma, A., Moulitharan, N. & Kannan, R. (2019): Channa brunnea, a new species of snakehead (Teleostei: Channidae) from West Bengal, India.
  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2019): Three new eels of the genus Dysomma Alcock, 1889 from off Phuket Island, Thailand (Teleostei: Anguilliformes: Synaphobranchidae).
    • Dysomma achiropteryx Prokofiev, 2019
    • Dysomma bussarawiti Prokofiev, 2019
    • Dysomma phuketensis Prokofiev, 2019 Note: for grammatical reasons, the name need to be emendend to Dysomma phuketense
  • Arunkumar, L. & Moyon, W.A. (2019): Paracanthocobitis tumitensis, a new species of zipper loach from Manipur, north-eastern India (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae).
  • Ho, H.-C. & Golani, D. (2019): A new species of Lestrolepis from the Red Sea, with redescription of Lestrolepis pofi (Harry, 1953) (Aulopiformes: Parelepididae).
  • Roni, N., Chinglemba, Y., Rameshori, Y. & Vishwanath, W. (2019): A new species of the genus Garra Hamilton (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Northeast India.
  • Sparks, J.S. & Chakrabarty, P. (2019): Description of a New Species of Ponyfish (Teleostei: Leiognathidae: Equulitini: Photolateralis) from the Gulf of Oman.
  • Gauliard, C., Dettai, A., Persat, H., Keith, P. & Denys, G.P.J. (2019): Barbatula leoparda (Actinopterygii, Nemacheilidae), a new endemic species of stone loach of French Catalonia.
  • [update] Naito, T. & Endo, H. (2019): A new tongue sole of the genus Cynoglossus from the East China Sea and Yellow Sea (Pleuronectiformes: Cynoglossidae).
  • [update] Matsunuma, M. & Motomura, H. (2019): Redescription of Dendrochirus zebra (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae) with a new species of Dendrochirus from the Ogasawara Islands, Japan.
  • [update] Kai, Y. & Tashiro, F. (2019): Zenopsis filamentosa (Zeidae), a new mirror dory from the western Pacific Ocean, with redescription of Zenopsis nebulosa.
  • Keith, P., Amick, P., Toko, P.S. & Lord, C. (2019): A new species of Sicyopus (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from New Britain (Papua New Guinea).
  • De Pinna, M. & Keith, P. (2019): Mastiglanis durantoni from French Guyana, a second species in the genus (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae), with a CT scan survey of phylogenetically-relevant characters.
  • Grace, M.A., Doosey, M.H., Denton, J.S.S., Naylor, G.J.P., Bart, H.L., Jr. & Maisey, J.G. (2019): A new Western North Atlantic Ocean kitefin shark (Squaliformes: Dalatiidae) from the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Kasongo Ilunga, M., Abwe, E., Decru, E., Chocha Manda, A. & Vreven, E. (in press): Description of a new small‐sized Synodontis species (Siluriformes: Mochokidae) that is important for local subsistence fisheries in the middle Lufira (upper Congo River, DR Congo).
  • Qin, T., Maung, K.W. & Chen, X.-Y. (2019): Opsarius putaoensis, a new species of subfamily Danioninae (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) from the Irrawaddy River basin in northern Myanmar.
  • Guimarães, E.C., Silva de Brito, P., Feitosa, L.M., Costa, L.F.C. & Ottoni, F.P. (2019): A new cryptic species of Hyphessobrycon Durbin, 1908 (Characiformes, Characidae) from the Eastern Amazon, revealed by integrative taxonomy.
  • Okamoto, M., Williams, J.T., Carpenter, K.E., Santos, M.D: & Kimura, S. (2019): Description of a new species of the genus Acropoma (Acropomatidae) from the Arafura Sea with a redescription of Acropoma leobergi Prokofiev 2018 and the first record of Acropoma boholensis Yamanoue and Matsuura 2002 from the South China Sea.
  • Silva-Oliveira, C., Sabaj, M.H., Ota, R.P. & Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. (2019): Bryconops rheorubrum (Characiformes: Iguanodectidae), new species from the Rio Xingu Rapids, Brazil.
    • Bryconops rheorubrum Silva-Oliveira et al., 2019 Note: specific epithet should be changed to rheoruber due to grammatical conditions.
      • Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 166: 1-21.
  • Frable, B.W. & Tea, Y.-K. (2019): A New Species of Damselfish (Teleostei: Pomacentridae: Pomacentrus) from Nosy Faho, Madagascar.
  • Shepherd, B., Pinheiro, H.T., Phelps, T., Perez-Matus, A. & Rocha, L.A. (2019): Luzonichthys kiomeamea (Teleostei: Serranidae: Anthiadinae), a new species from a mesophotic coral ecosystem of Rapa Nui (Easter Island).
  • Araújo Soares, K.D., Carvalho, M.R., Schwingel, P.R. & Gadig, O.B.F. (2019): A New Species of Parmaturus (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae) from Brazil, Southwestern Atlantic.

2019 latest news (May)

  • Parenti, P. (2019): Hapalogenyidae, a new family of Percomorpha fishes.
    • Hapalogenyidae n. fam. Parenti, 2019
    • Type genus: Hapalogenys Richardson, 1844
      • aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, 25 (2): 81-83.
  • Kottelat, M. (2019): Rhyacoschistura larreci, a new genus and species of loach from Laos and redescription of R. suber (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
  • Freyhof, J., Kaya, C., Turan, D. & Geiger, M. (2019): Review of the Oxynoemacheilus tigris group with the description of two new species from the Euphrates drainage (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
  • [update] Balushkin, A.V. & Orlovskaya, M.V. (2019): Melanostigma meteori sp. n. (Zoarcidae) – НОВЫЙ ВИД ПЕЛАГИЧЕСКОЙ БЕЛЬДЮГИ С БАНКИ МЕТЕОР (ЮГО-ВОСТОЧНАЯ АТЛАНТИКА) С ЗАМЕЧАНИЯМИ О ПОЛИМЕРИЗАЦИИ БОКОВЫХ ЛИНИЙ ТЕЛА У БЕЛЬДЮГОВЫХ РЫБ. / Melanostigma meteori sp. n. (Zoarcidae): A New Pelagic Eelpout Species from the Meteor Bank (Southeastern Atlantic), with Remarks on the Polymerization of the Lateral Line in the Family.
  • Vranken, N., Van Steenberge, M., Kayenberg, A. & Snoeks, J. (in press): The lobed-lipped species of Haplochromis (Teleostei, Cichlidae) from Lake Edward, two instead of one.
  • Kosygin, L., Gurumayum, S., Singh, P., & Chowdhury, B.R. (2019): Aborichthys iphipaniensis, a new species of loach (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India.
  • Kovačić, M., Bogorodsky, S.V. & Mal, A.O. (2019): Two new species of Hetereleotris (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Red Sea.
  • Soares, I.M., Lima, F.C.T., Bastos, D.A. & Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. (2019): A New Species of Moenkhausia Eigenmann, 1903 (Characiformes, Characidae) from the Upper Rio Negro Basin, Brazil.
  • Burger, R., Carvalho, F.R. & Zanata, A.M. (2019): A new species of Astyanax Baird & Girard (Characiformes: Characidae) from western Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil.
  • Tan, X.-C., Li, P., Wu, T.-J. & Yang, J. (2019): Cobitis xui, a new species of spined loach (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from the Pearl River drainage in southern China.
  • Britz, R., Anoop, V.K., Dahanukar, N. & Raghavan, R. (2019): The subterranean Aenigmachanna gollum, a new genus and species of snakehead (Teleostei: Channidae) from Kerala, South India.
  • Britski, H.A. & Birindelli, J.L. (2019): Description of a new species of Leporinus (Characiformes: Anostomidae) from the Rio Tapajós basin, Brazil.
  • Li, X., Zhou, W. & Che, X.-J. (2019): Loaches of Vanmanenia (Cypriniformes: Gastromyzontidae) from Yunnan, China with Description of a New Species.
  • Mipounga, H.K., Cutler, J., Mve Beh, J.H., Adam, B. & Sidlauskas, B.L. (in press): Enteromius pinnimaculatus sp. nov. (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from southern Gabon.
  • Concha, F.J., Caira, J.N., Ebert, D.A. & Pompert, J.H.W. (2019): Redescription and taxonomic status of Dipturus chilensis (Guichenot, 1848), and description of Dipturus lamillai sp. nov. (Rajiformes: Rajidae), a new species of long-snout skate from the Falkland Islands.

2019 latest news (April)

  • Marceniuk, A.P., Molina, E.G., Caires, R.A., Rotundo, M.M., Wosiacki, W.B. & Oliveira, C. (2019): Revision of Bairdiella (Sciaenidae: Perciformes) from the western South Atlantic, with insights into its diversity and biogeography.
  • [update] Piálek, L., Casciotta, J., Almirón, A. & Říčan, O. (2019): A new pelagic predatory pike cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae: Crenicichla) from the C. mandelburgeri species complex with parallel and reticulate evolution.
  • [update] Lalramliana, Lalronunga, S., Kumar, S. & Singh, M. (2019): DNA barcoding revealed a new species of Neolissochilus Rainboth, 1985 from the Kaladan River of Mizoram, North East India.
  • [update] Vranken, N., Van Steenberge, M. & Snoeks, J. (2019): Grasping ecological opportunities: not one but five paedophagous species of Haplochromis (Teleostei: Cichlidae) in the Lake Edward system.
  • Prokofiev, A.M. & Klepadlo, C. (2019): Two new species of Photonectes with blue luminous tissue on body, and a re-examination of P. mirabilis (Teleostei: Stomiidae).
  • Tominaga, K. & Kawase, S. (2019): Two new species of Pseudogobio pike gudgeon (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae: Gobioninae) from Japan, and redescription of P. esocinus (Temminck and Schlegel 1846).
  • Shakhovskoy, I.B. & Parin, N.V. (2019): A review of the flying fish genus Cypselurus (Beloniformes: Exocoetidae). Part 1. Revision of the subgenus Zonocypselurus Parin and Bogorodsky, 2011 with descriptions of one new subgenus, four new species and two new subspecies and reinstatement of one species as valid.
    • Amustotrogon subgen. nov. Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2019
    • Type species: Cypselurus formosus Kotthaus, 1969
    • Cheilopogon (Amustotrogon) formosus andamanicus subsp. nov. Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2019
    • Cheilopogon (Amustotrogon) formosus pseudospilopterus subsp. nov. Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2019
    • Cheilopogon (Amustotrogon) marisrubri Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2019
    • Cheilopogon (Cheilopogon) bosha Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2019
    • Cheilopogon (Cheilopogon) olpar Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2019
    • Cheilopogon (Ptenichthys) katherinae Shakhovskoy & Parin, 2019
  • Gill, A.C., Bogorodsky, S.V. & Mal, A.O. (2019): Description of a second species of Gymnoxenisthmus from the Red Sea (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Xenisthmidae).
  • [update] Hibino, Y., McCosker, J.E. & Tashiro, F. (2019): Four new deepwater Ophichthus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from Japan with a redescription of Ophichthus pallens (Richardson 1848).
  • Marceniuk, A.P., Silva Ingenito, L.F., Lima, F.C.T., Gasparini, J.L.R. & Oliveira, C. (2019): Systematics, biogeography and conservation of Paragenidens grandoculis n. gen. and n. comb. (Siluriformes; Ariidae), a critically endangered species from southeastern Brazil.
  • Oliveira, J.C. & Oyakawa, O.T. (2019): New loricariid fishes from headwaters on Serra da Mantiqueira and Complexo do Espinhaço, Minas Gerais State, Brazil (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Loricariidae).
    • Harttia intermontana Oliveira & Oyakawa, 2019
    • Neoplecostomus pirangaensis Oliveira & Oyakawa, 2019
    • Pareiorhaphis togoroi Oliveira & Oyakawa, 2019
  • Kullander, S., Nóren, M., Rahman, M.M. & Mollah, A.R. (2019): Chameleonfishes in Bangladesh: hipshot taxonomy, sibling species, elusive species, and limits of species delimitation (Teleostei: Badidae).
  • Tea, Y.-K., Gill, A.C. & Senou, H. (2019): Chromis tingting, a new species of damselfish from mesophotic coral ecosystems of southern Japan, with notes on C. mirationis Tanaka (Teleostei: Pomacentridae).
  • Koeda, K. & Ho, H.-C. (2019): Photonectes banshee, a new species of the subgenus Photonectes (Stomiiformes: Stomiidae: Melanostomiinae) from Taiwan.
  • Leão, M.D.V., Carvalho, T.P., Reis, R.E. & Wosiacki, W.B. (2019): A new species of Pseudobunocephalus Friel, 2008 (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from the lower Tocantins and Mearim river drainages, North and Northeast of Brazil.
  • Darshan, A., Vishwanath, W., Abujam, S., Das, D.N. (2019): Exostoma kottelati, a new species of catfish (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India.
  • Ludt, W.B., Burridge, C.P. & Chakrabarty, P. (2019): A taxonomic revision of Cheilodactylidae and Latridae (Centrarchiformes: Cirrhitoidei) using morphological and genomic characters.
  • Allen, G.R., Erdmann, M.V. & Liu, S.Y.V. (2019): Ecsenius springeri, a new microendemic species of blenny (Teleostei: Blennidae) from the Fakfak Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia.
  • Copus, J.M., Pyle, R.L., Greene, B.D. & Randall, J.E. (2019): Prognathodes geminus, a new species of butterflyfish (Teleostei, Chaetodontidae) from Palau.
  • Arango, B.G., Pinheiro, H.T., Rocha, C., Greene, B.D., Pyle, R.L., Copus, J.M., Shepherd, B. & Rocha, L.A. (2019): Three new species of Chromis (Teleostei, Pomacentridae) from mesophotic coral ecosystems of the Philippines.
    • Chromis bowesi Arango et al., 2019
    • Chromis gunting Arango et al., 2019
    • Chromis hangganan Arango et al., 2019
  • Winterbottom, R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2019): A new species of Trimma (Pisces; Gobiidae) from the Western Pacific Ocean.
  • Ota, R.P., Lima, F.C.T. & Hidalgo, M.H. (2019): Description of a new Hemigrammus Gill (Characiformes: Characidae) from the río Madeira basin in Peru and Bolivia.
  • Greenfield, D.W., Tornabene, L., Erdmann, M.V. & Pada, D.N. (2019): Eviota gunawanae, a new microendemic dwarfgoby from the Fakfak Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia (Teleostei: Gobiidae).
  • Ohara, W.M., Jerep, F.C. & Cavallaro, M.R. (2019): A new species of Microschemobrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) from Rio Xingu basin, Brazil.
  • Last, P.R., Séret, BE. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2019): Description of Rhinobatos ranongensis sp. nov. (Rhinopristiformes: Rhinobatidae) from the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal with a review of its northern Indian Ocean congeners.

2019 latest news (March)

  • Adamson, E.A.S., Britz, R. & Lieng, S. (2019): Channa auroflammea, a new species of snakehead fish of the Marulius group from the Mekong River in Laos and Cambodia (Teleostei: Channidae).
  • (overlooked) Kukuev, E.I. & Orlov, A.M. (2018): НОВЫЙ ПОДВИД ФИНТЫ – БАЛТИЙСКАЯ ФИНТА / New Subspecies of Twaite Shad Alosa fallax balticus (Clupeidae).
    • Alosa fallax balticus Kukuev & Orlov, 2018 [Note: Need to be mandatorily changed to Alosa fallax baltica, because the gender of Alosa is feminin]
  • [update] Roxo, F.F., Ochoa, L.E., Sabaj, M.H., Lujan, N.K., Covain, R., Silva, G.S.C., Melo, B.F., Albert, J.S., Chang, J., Foresti, F., Alfaro, M.E. & Oliveira, C. (2019): Phylogenomic reappraisal of the Neotropical catfish family Loricariidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) using ultraconserved elements.
  • Campos-da-Paz, R. & Santana, C.D. (2019): A New Species of the Electric Knifefish Gymnotus Linnaeus (Gymnotiformes: Gymnotidae) from Northeastern Brazil.
  • [update] Turan, D., Kaya, C., Kalayci, G., Bayçelebi, E. & Aksu, İ. (2019): Oxynoemacheilus cemali, a new species of stone loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from the Çoruh River drainage, Turkey.
  • [update] Faustino‐Fuster, D.R., Bockmann, F.A. & Malabarba, L.R. (2019): Two new species of Heptapterus (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae) from the Uruguay River basin, Brazil.
  • Levin, B.A., Prokofiev, A.M. & Roubenyan, H.R. (2019): A New Species of Algae Eaters Capoeta kaput sp. nov. (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) from Transcaucasia.
  • Nogueira, A.F., Langeani, F. & Netto‐Ferreira, A.L. (in press): Hemiodus bimaculatus, a new species of Hemiodontidae from the Rio Tapajós drainage, Brazil (Ostariophysi: Characiformes).
  • Hata, H. & Motomura, H. (2019): A new species of sardine, Sardinella pacifica from the Philippines (Teleostei, Clupeiformes, Clupeidae).
  • Hata, H. & Motomura, H. (2019): A new species of sardine, Sardinella electra (Teleostei: Clupeiformes: Clupeidae), from the Ryukyu Islands, Japan.
  • Kovačić, M., Bogorodsky, S.V., Troyer, E.M. & Tornabene, L. (2019): Cerogobius petrophilus (Perciformes: Gobiidae), a new gobiid genus and species from the Red Sea.
  • Chen, H., Zhang, H., Chen, Y. & Freyhof, J. (2019): A review of the Barbatula loaches (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from north-eastern China, with the description of four new species.
    • Barbatula emuensis Chen et al., 2019
    • Barbatula liaoyangensis Chen et al., 2019
    • Barbatula linjiangensis Chen et al., 2019
    • Barbatula zhangwuensis Chen et al., 2019
  • Nielsen, J.G., Pogonoski, J.J. & Appleyard, S.A. (2019): Aphyonid-clade species of Australia (Teleostei, Bythitidae) with four species new to Australian waters and a new species of Barathronus.
  • Balushkin, A.V. & Orlovskaya, M.V. (2019): Melanostigma meteori sp. n. (Zoarcidae) – НОВЫЙ ВИД ПЕЛАГИЧЕСКОЙ БЕЛЬДЮГИ С БАНКИ МЕТЕОР (ЮГО-ВОСТОЧНАЯ АТЛАНТИКА) С ЗАМЕЧАНИЯМИ О ПОЛИМЕРИЗАЦИИ БОКОВЫХ ЛИНИЙ ТЕЛА У БЕЛЬДЮГОВЫХ РЫБ.
  • Volcan, M.V. & Severo-Neto, F. (2019): Austrolebias ephemerus (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae), a new annual fish from the upper Rio Paraguai basin, Brazilian Chaco.

2019 latest news (February)

  • Chen, S.-J. & Peng, Z.-G. (2019): Triplophysa sanduensis, a new loach species of nemacheilid (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from South China.
  • Freyhof, J. & Turan, D. (2019): Alburnus magnificus, a new species of bleak from the Orontes River drainage (Teleostei: Leuciscidae).
  • Alonso, F., Terán, G.E., Aguilera, G., Rican, O., Casciotta, J., Serra, W.S., Almirón, A., Benítez, M.F., García, I. & Mirande, J.M. (2019): Description of a new species of the Neotropical cichlid genus Gymnogeophagus Miranda Ribeiro, 1918 (Teleostei: Cichliformes) from the Middle Paraná basin, Misiones, Argentina.
  • Staeck, W. & Schindler, I. (2019): Apistogramma psammophila – a new geophagine dwarf cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Rio Atabapo drainage in Colombia and Venezuela.
  • Costa, W.J.E.M. (2019): Two new species of seasonal killifishes of the Nothobranchius melanospilus species complex from the East Africa biodiversity hotspot (Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheilidae).
  • Reia, L. & Benine, R.C. (2019): A new species of Hemigrammus Gill 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae) from the upper Rio Negro, Amazon basin, Brazil.
  • Fujiwara, K., Wada, H. & Motomura, H. (2019): A new species of the greeneye genus Chlorophthalmus (Teleostei: Chlorophthalmidae) from the central North Pacific.
  • Souza, L.S., Taphorn, D.C. & Armbruster, J.W. (2019): Review of Ancistrus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the northwestern Guiana Shield, Orinoco Andes, and adjacent basins with description of six new species.
    • Ancistrus amaris Souza et al., 2019
    • Ancistrus kellerae Souza et al., 2019
    • Ancistrus leoni Souza et al., 2019
    • Ancistrus patronus Souza et al., 2019
    • Ancistrus saudades Souza et al., 2019
    • Ancistrus yutajae Souza et al., 2019
  • Nielsen, D.T.B. & Britzke, R. (2019): Melanorivulus aithogrammus, a new miniature species (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from lower Rio Tapajós basin, Brazil, with a key for the species of the Melanorivulus zygonectes species group.
  • Darshan, A., Abujam, S., Wangchu, L., Kumar, R., Das, D.N. & Imotomba, R.K. (2019): A new species of glyptosternine catfish (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) from the Tawangchu River of Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.
  • Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2019): Hoplolatilus andamanensis, a new species of sand tilefish (Pisces: Malacanthidae) from the Andaman Islands and confirmation of H. luteus as a junior synonym of H. fourmanoiri.
  • Tamang, L., Sinha, B., Abujam, S. & Kumar, R. (2019): Garra ranganensis, a new cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.
  • Praveenraj, J., Uma, A., Moulitharan, N. & Singh, S.G. (2019): A New Species of Dwarf Channa (Teleostei: Channidae) from Meghalaya, Northeast India.
  • Marceniuk, A.P., Marchena, J., Oliveira, C. & Betancur-R., R. (2019): Chinchaysuyoa, a new genus of the fish family Ariidae (Siluriformes), with a redescription of Chinchaysuyoa labiata from Ecuador and a new species description from Peru.
    • Chinchaysuyoa gen. n. Marceniuk et al., 2019
    • Type species: Arius labiatus Boulenger, 1898
    • Chinchaysuyoa ortegai Marceniuk et al., 2019

2019 latest news (January)

  • Choudhury, H., Dey, A., Bharali, R.C., Sarma, D. & Vishwanath, W. (2019): A new species of stone loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae: Schistura) from Arunachal Pradesh, India.
  • [update] Özdemir, F. (2018): Cobitis fusunae, A New Spined Loach Species (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from the Sultan Marsh, (Kayseri, Turkey). / Sultan Sazlığından (Kayseri, Türkiye) Yeni Bir Balık Türü, Cobitis fusunae, (Teleostei: Cobitidae).
    • Cobitis fusunae Özdemir, (in press) [Note: Online publication was without ZooBank registration, therefore taxon was not available from that. Different versions of e-publications appeared with different authors. In the synonymy of the later (but with ZooBank registration) published Cobitis joergbohleni Freyhof et al., 2018.
      • Hacettepe Journal of Biology and Chemistry, 46 (4): 593–599.
  • [update] Silva, P.C., Malabarba, M.C. & Malabarba, L.R. (2019): Integrative taxonomy: Morphology and ancient DNA barcoding reveals the true identity of Astyanax taeniatus, a tetra collected by Charles Darwin during the Beagle’s Voyage.
  • Mousavi-Sabet, H., Vatandoust, S., Geiger, M.F. & Freyhof, J. (2019): Paracobitis abrishamchiani, a new crested loach from the southern Caspian Sea basin (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).
    • Paracobitis abrishamchiani Mousavi-Sabet et al., 2019[Note: Need to be mandatorily changed to Paracobitis abrishamchianorum]
  • (overlooked) Fujiwara, K. & Motomura, H. (2018): A new species, Propherallodus longipterus, from the Philippines and redescription of P. briggsi Shiogaki and Dotsu 1983 (Gobiesocidae: Diplocrepinae).
  • Silva, G.S.C., Reia, L., Zawadzki, C.H. & Roxo, F.F. (2019): New species of Neoplecostomus (Neoplecostomini: Loricariidae) lacking adipose fin from upper Rio Paraná basin, central Brazil.
  • Baumsteiger, J. & Moyle, P.B. (2019): A reappraisal of the California Roach/Hitch (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae, Hesperoleucus/Lavinia) species complex.
  • Deef, L.E.M. (2018): A new species of mullet Chelon caeruleum (family: Mugilidae) with description of its genetic relationship to some mugilids.
  • White, W.T., Kyne, P.M. & Harris, M. (2019): Lost before found: A new species of whaler shark Carcharhinus obsolerus from the Western Central Pacific known only from historic records.
  • Praveenraj, J., Knight, J.D.M., Kiruba-Sankar, R., Halalludin, B., Raymond, J.J.A. & Thakur, V.R. (2018): Channa royi (Teleostei: Channidae): a new species of snakehead from Andaman Islands, India.

2018 latest news (December)

  • (overlooked) Nguyễn Văn Hảo & Vũ Thị Hồng Nguyên (2012): Description of one new species of genus Spinibarbus Oshima, family Cyprinidae found in Tuyen Quang Province.
    • Spinibarbus nigriventralis Nguyen & Vu, 2012
      • Vietnam Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 2012 (3): 68-72.
  • (overlooked) Nguyễn Văn Hảo & Vũ Thị Hồng Nguyên (2011): Description of two new species of genus Glyptothorax (Sisoridae) found in the „cold temperature“ water of North Vietnam.
    • Glyptothorax macropterus Nguyen & Vu, 2011
    • Glyptothorax minutoides Nguyen & Vu, 2011
      • Vietnam Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 2011 (8): 69-73.
  • Mamonekene, V., Ibala Zamba, A. & Stiassny, M.L.J. (2018): A New Small Barb (Cyprininae: Smiliogastrini) from the Louesse, Lekoumou (Upper Niari Basin), and Djoulou (Upper Ogowe Basin) Rivers in the Republic of Congo, West-Central Africa.
  • Gong, Z., Deng, S.-Q., Wang, J. & Liu, H.-Z. (2018): A New Species of Genus Garra (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from the Lower Yarlung Tsangpo River Drainage in Southeastern Tibet, China.
    • Garra tibetana Gong et al., 2018
      • Chinese Journal of Zoology, 53 (6): 857-867.
  • (overlooked) Das, U., Kosygin, L. & Panigrahi, A.K. (2016): Garra binduensis, a new species of cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) from North Bengal, India.
    • Garra binduensis Das et al., 2016
      • Bioglobia, 3 (1): 52-58.
  • Freyhof, J., Bayçelebi, E. & Geiger, M. (2018): Review of the genus Cobitis in the Middle East, with the description of eight new species (Teleostei: Cobitidae).
    • Cobitis afifeae Freyhof et al., 2018
    • Cobitis aliyeae Freyhof et al., 2018
    • Cobitis anabelae Freyhof et al., 2018
    • Cobitis erkakanae Freyhof et al., 2018
    • Cobitis emrei Freyhof et al., 2018
    • Cobitis joergbohleni Freyhof et al., 2018
    • Cobitis pirii Freyhof et al., 2018
    • Cobitis troasensis Freyhof et al., 2018
  • Van der Zee, J.R. & Sonnenberg, R. (2018): A new Aphyosemion species from the Djoué River (Congo River Basin), Republic of the Congo (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae), with remarks on the type locality of Aphyosemion congicum (Ahl, 1924).
  • Tornabene, L., Robertson, D.R. & Baldwin, C.C. (2018): A new species of Lipogramma from deep reefs of Roatan, Honduras (Teleostei, Grammatidae).
  • Gong, Z., Freyhof, J., Wang, J., Liu, M., Liu, F., Lin, P., Jiang, Y. & Liu, H. (2018): Two new species of Garra (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from the lower Yarlung Tsangpo River drainage in southeastern Tibet, China.
  • [update] Liu, T., Deng, H.Q., Ma, L., Xiao, N. & Zhou, J. (2018): Sinocyclocheilus zhenfengensis, a new cyprinid species (Pisces: Teleostei) from Guizhou Province, Southwest China.
  • [update] Güçlü, S.S., Küçük, F., Turan, D., Çiftçi, Y. & Mutlu, A.G. (2018): A new Chondrostoma species from the Büyük Menderes River Basin, Turkey (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).
  • [update] Fricke, R., Golani, D., Appelbaum-Golani, B. & Zajonz, U. (2018): Dysomma alticorpus, a new species of cutthroat eel from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea (Teleostei: Synaphobranchidae) / Dysomma alticorpus, une nouvelle espèce d’anguille égorgée du golfe d’Aqaba, mer Rouge (Teleostei : Synaphobranchidae).
  • [update] Collins, R.A., Bifi, A.G., Oliveira, R.R., Ribeiro, E.D., Lujan, N.K., Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. & Hrbek, T. (2018): Biogeography and species delimitation of the rheophilic suckermouth catfish genus Pseudolithoxus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), with the description of a new species from the Brazilian Amazon.
  • Du, L.-N., Hou, M., Chen, X.-Y. & Yang, J.-X. (2018): A new species of Yunnanilus (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from Sichuan, southwest China.
  • Weigmann, S., Kaschner, C.J. & Thiel, R. (2018): A new microendemic species of the deep-water catshark genus Bythaelurus (Carcharhiniformes, Pentanchidae) from the northwestern Indian Ocean, with investigations of its feeding ecology, generic review and identification key.
  • [update] Slobodian, V. & Pastana, M.N.L. (2018): Description of a new Pimelodella (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae) species with a discussion on the upper pectoral girdle homology of Siluriformes.
  • [update] Vanegas‐Ríos, J.A., Azpelicueta, M.M. & Malabarba, L.R. (2018): A new species of Diapoma (Characiformes, Characidae, Stevardiinae) from the Rio Paraná basin, with an identification key to the species of the genus.
  • Ahnelt, H. & Sauberer, M. (2018): A new species of Schindler’s fish (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Schindleria) from the Malay Archipelago (Southeast Asia), with notes on the caudal fin complex of Schindleria.
  • Román-Valencia, C., Ruiz-C., R.I. & Taphorn B., D.C. (2018): Hemibrycon guejarensis, a new species from the Güejar River, Orinoco Basin, Colombia (Characiformes: Characidae) with a review the populations identified as Hemibrycon metae.
    • Hemibrycon guejarensis Román-Valencia et al., 2018
      • Revista de Investigaciones de la Universidad del Quindío, 29 (1)[2017]: 38-52.
  • [update] Lujan, N.K., Armbruster, J.W. & Lovejoy, N.R. (2018): Multilocus phylogeny, diagnosis and generic revision of the Guiana Shield endemic suckermouth armoured catfish tribe Lithoxini (Loricariidae: Hypostominae).
  • Turcati, A., Serra-Alanis, W.S. & Malabarba, L.R. (in press): A new mouth brooder species of Gymnogeophagus with hypertrophied lips (Cichliformes: Cichlidae).
  • de Pinna, M., Abrahão, V., Reis, V. & Zanata, A. (in press): A new species of Copionodon representing a relictual occurrence of the Copionodontinae (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae), with a CT-scan imaging survey of key subfamilial features.
  • Calegari, B.B., Gamarra, S.P. & Reis, R.E. (2018): A New Species of Curculionichthys (Siluriformes: Hypoptopomatinae) from the Western Border of the Brazilian Shield, Madeira River Basin, Brazil.
  • Gong, Z., Lin, P., Liu, F. & Liu, H. (2018): Exostoma tibetana, a new glyptosternine catfish from the lower Yarlung Tsangpo River drainage in southeastern Tibet, China (Siluriformes: Sisoridae).
  • Provenzano R., F. & Barriga-Salazar, R. (2018): Species of Ancistrus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from Ecuador, with the description of a new species from the Amazon River Basin.
  • Huang, S.-P., Chen, I-S., Zhao, Y. & Shao, K.-T. (2018): Description of A New Species of the Gudgeon Genus Microphysogobio Mori 1934 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Guangdong Province, Southern China.
  • Hibino, Y. (2018): A New Species of Apterichtus (Actinopterygii: Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) from Tori-shima Island, Southern Japan with Notes on Characters of Supraorbital Canal.