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2019 latest news (June)

  • 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).

  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2019): НОВЫЙ ВИД СЕРРАНОВЫХ ОКУНЕЙ РОДА Pseudogramma ИЗ ИНДИЙСКОГО ОКЕАНА (Serranidae).

  • Prokofiev, A.M. (2019): НОВЫЙ ВИД ЯЩЕРОГОЛОВЫХ РЫБ РОДА Trachinocephalus ИЗ ЗАПАДНОЙ ЧАСТИ ИНДИЙСКОГО ОКЕАНА (Synodidae).

  • Voronina, Е.P. (2019): Brachirus sayaensis – НОВЫЙ ВИД МОРСКОГО ЯЗЫКА (Soleidae) С БАНКИ САЯ-ДЕ-МАЛЬЯ.

  • [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.

  • Lin, Y.-J., Qurban, M.A., Shen, K.N. & Chao, N.L. (in press): 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.
    • Otolithes arabicus Lin et al., (in press) Note: e-paper with no fixed content. Name not available from this publication.

  • Kosygin, L., Gurumayum, S., Singh, P., & Chowdhury, B.R. (2019): Aborichthys iphipaniensis, a new species of loach (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India.

  • Luzzatto, D.C. & Estalles, M.L. (2019): Leptonotus vincentae, a new pipefish species (Syngnathidae: Syngnathinae) from the south‐west Atlantic Ocean near northern Patagonia.

  • Kovačić, M., Bogorodsky, S.V. & Mal, A.O. (2019): Two new species of Hetereleotris (Perciformes: Gobiidae) from the Red Sea.

  • 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.

  • Garcia-Ayala, J.R. & Benine, R.C. (in press): A new species of Poptella (Characiformes: Characidae: Stethaprioninae) from the Rio Juma, Rio Madeira basin, Brazil.

  • 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.

  • Silva, J.P.C.B. & Loboda, T.S. (in press): Potamotrygon marquesi, a new species of neotropical freshwater stingray (Potamotrygonidae) from the Brazilian Amazon Basin.

  • 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.

  • Gamarra, S.P., Calegari, B.B. & Reis, R.E. (in press): A new species of Curculionichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the north edge of the Brazilian Shield, lower Amazon basin.

  • 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)

  • Lucena, Z.M.S. & Lucena, C.A.S. (in press): A new glass tetra species of Phenacogaster from the rio Salitre, rio São Francisco drainage, Brazil (Characiformes: Characidae).

  • 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.

  • Huang, T.-F., Zhang, P.-L., Huang, X.-L., Wu, T., Gong, X.-Y., Zhang, Y.-X., Peng, Q.-Z. & Liu, Z.X. (in press): A new cave-dwelling blind loach, Triplophysa erythraea sp. nov. (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), from Hunan Province, China.

  • [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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Matsunuma, M. & Motomura, H. (2019): Redescription of Dendrochirus zebra (Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae) with a new species of Dendrochirus from the Ogasawara Islands, Japan.

  • 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.