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    2017 latest news (June)

    • Ciccotto, P.J., Pfeiffer, J.M. & Page, L.M. (2017): Revision of the Cyprinid Genus Crossocheilus (Tribe Labeonini) with Description of a New Species.

    • Melo, B.F. & Oliveira, C. (2017): Three new species of Curimatopsis (Characiformes: Curimatidae) from the Amazon basin.

    • [update] Smith-Vaniz, W.F. (2017): A new species of the fangblenny Adelotremus from Indonesia, with supplemental description of A. leptus (Teleostei: Blenniidae: Nemophini).

      • Lee, S.J., Kim, J.-K., Kai, Y., Ikeguchi, S. & Nakabo, T. (2017): Taxonomic review of dwarf species of Eumicrotremus (Actinopterygii: Cottoidei: Cyclopteridae) with descriptions of two new species from the western North Pacific.

      • Terán, G.E., Ferrer, J., Benitez, M., Alonso, F., Aguilera, G. & Mirande, J.M. (2017): Living in the waterfalls: A new species of Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from Tabay stream, Misiones, Argentina.

      • Endruweit, M. (2017): A new Schistura from the Pearl River in Guangxi, China (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

      • Kimura, S., Johnson, G.D., Peristiwady, T. & Matsuura, K. (2017): A new genus and species of the family Symphysanodontidae, Cymatognathus aureolateralis (Actinopterygii: Perciformes) from Indonesia.
        • Cymatognathus n. gen. Kimura et al., 2017
        • Type species: Cymatognathus aureolateralis Kimura et al., 2017

      • Brahimi, A., Freyhof, J. Henrard, A. & Libois, R. (2017): Luciobarbus chelifensis and L. mascarensis, two new species from Algeria (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

      • Evans, K.M., Crampton, W.G.R. & Albert, J.S. (2017): Taxonomic revision of the deep channel electric fish genus Sternarchella (Teleostei: Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae), with descriptions of two new species.

      • Shibatta, O.A. & Vari, R.P. (2017): A new genus of Neotropical rheophilic catfishes, with four new species (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Pseudopimelodidae).
        • Rhyacoglanis n. gen. Shibatta & Vari, 2017
        • Type species: Pimelodus (Pseudopimelodus) pulcher Boulenger, 1887
        • Rhyacoglanis annulatus Shibatta & Vari, 2017
        • Rhyacoglanis epiblepsis Shibatta & Vari, 2017
        • Rhyacoglanis paranensis Shibatta & Vari, 2017
        • Rhyacoglanis seminiger Shibatta & Vari, 2017

      • [update] Ramos, T.P.A., Lima, S.M.Q. & Ramos, R.T.d.C. (2017): A new species of armored catfish Parotocinclus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio Parnaíba basin, northeastern, Brazil.

      • Martins, F.O., Cherobim, A.M., Andrade, B.N. & Langeani, F. (2017): Microlepidogaster negomata, a new hypoptopomatine catfish (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae) from Rio São Francisco basin, southeastern Brazil.

      • Ebert, D.A. & Gon, O. (2017): Rhinobatos austini n. sp., a new species of guitarfish (Rhinopristiformes: Rhinobatidae) from the Southwestern Indian Ocean.

      • [update] Vanegas-Ríos, J.A. & Urbano-Bonilla, A. (2017): A new species of Chrysobrycon (Characiformes, Characidae, Stevardiinae) from the Amazon River basin in Colombia, with a new diagnostic characteristic for the genus.

      • Tutman, P., Freyhof, J., Dulčić, J., Glamuzina, B. & Geiger, M. (2017): Lampetra soljani, a new brook lamprey from the southern Adriatic Sea basin (Petromyzontiformes: Petromyzontidae).

      • [update] Küçük, F., Turan, D., Güçlü, S.S., Mutlu, A.G. & Çiftci, Y. (in press): Two New Species of Chondrostoma Agassiz, 1832 (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Ceyhan, Seyhan and Göksu Rivers in the East Mediterranean Region of Turkey.

      • Welsh, S.A., Jerry, D.R., Burrows, D.W. & Rourke, M.L. (2017): A New Species of Freshwater Eel-tailed Catfish of the Genus Tandanus (Teleostei: Plotosidae) from Coastal Rivers of Mid-northern New South Wales, Australia.

      • Khaefi, R., Esmaeili, H.R., Geiger, M.F. & Eagderi, S. (2017): Taxonomic review of the cryptic Barbus lacerta species group with description of a new species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

      • Rich, M., Sullivan, J.P. & Hopkins, C.D. (in press): Rediscovery and description of Paramormyrops sphekodes (Sauvage, 1879) and a new cryptic Paramormyrops (Mormyridae: Osteoglossiformes) from the Ogooué River of Gabon using morphometrics, DNA sequencing and electrophysiology.

      • Freyhof, J. & Geiger, M. (2017): Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus, a new loach from the Lesser Zab River drainage in Iraqi Kurdistan (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

      • Erkakan, F., Özdemir, F. & Özeren, S.C. (2017): Two new species of the genus Cobitis Linnaeus (Teleostei: Cobitidae) from Turkey.

      2017 latest news (May)

      • Larson, H.K., Hadiaty, R.K. & Hubert, N. (2017): A new species of the gobiid fish genus Pseudogobiopsis (Teleostei, Gobiidae, Gobionellinae) from Indonesia.

      • Tornabene, L. & Baldwin, C.C. (2017): A new mesophotic goby, Palatogobius incendius (Teleostei: Gobiidae), and the first record of invasive lionfish preying on undescribed biodiversity.

      • Provenzano R., F. & Barriga S., R. (2017): The species of Hemiancistrus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Ecuador.

      • Turan, D., Küçük, F., Kaya, C., Güçlü, S.S. & Bektaş, Y. (2017): Capoeta aydinensis, a new species of scraper from southwestern Anatolia, Turkey (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

      • Nielsen, D.T.B. (2017): Description of two new species of the Melanorivulus zygonectes species group (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae) from Rio Xingu and Rio Tapajós basins, Brazil.

      • Koeda, K. & Motomura, H. (2017): A new species of Pempheris (Perciformes: Pempheridae) endemic to the Ogasawara Islands, Japan.

      • Bernt, M.J. & Albert, J.S. (2017): A New Species of Deep-channel Electric Knifefish Compsaraia (Apteronotidae, Gymnotiformes) from the Amazon River.

      • Winterbottom, R. (2017): Two new species of Trimma (Pisces; Gobiidae) from Fiji, south-western Pacific Ocean.

      • [update] Fricke, R. (2017): Ostichthys kinchi, a new species of soldierfish from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Holocentridae).

      • Bernardi, G., Longo, G.C. & Quiros, T.E.A.L. (2017): Altrichthys alelia, a new brooding damselfish (Teleostei, Perciformes, Pomacentridae) from Busuanga Island, Philippines .

      • Panhwar, S.K., Farooq, N., Qamar, N., Shaikh, W. & Mairaj, M. (2017): A new Sillago species (family Sillaginidae) with descriptions of six sillaginids from the northern Arabian Sea.

      • Roxo, F.F., Silva, G.S.C., Ochoa, L.E. & Zawadzki, C.H. (2017): Description of a new species of Gymnotocinclus from the rio Tocantins basin with phylogenetic analysis of the subfamily Hypoptopomatinae (Siluriformes: Loricariidae).

      • Römer, U., Römer, C.I., Estivals, G., Díaz, A.V., Duponchelle, F., Dávila, C.R.G., Hahn, I. & Renno, J.-F. (2017): Description of a new maternal larvophilic mouth-brooding cichlid species, Apistogramma megastoma sp. n. (Teleostei: Perciformes: Geophaginae), from Loreto, Peru.

      • Kottelat, M. (2017): A new genus and three new species of nemacheilid loaches from northern Irrawaddy drainage, Myanmar (Teleostei: Cypriniformes).

      • [update] Fricke, R. & Abu El-Regal, M. (2017): Schindleria elongata, a new species of paedomorphic gobioid from the Red Sea (Teleostei: Schindleriidae).

      • Pereira, E.H.L. & Reis, R.E. (2017): Morphology-based phylogeny of the suckermouth armored catfishes, with emphasis on the Neoplecostominae (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Loricariidae).

      • Lo, P.-C., Liu, S.-H., Nor, S.A.M. & Chen, W.-J. (in press): Molecular exploration of hidden diversity in the Indo-West Pacific sciaenid clade.
        • Pseudolarimichthys gen. nov. Lo et al., (in press)
        • Type species: Larimichthys terengganui Seah et al., 2015

      • Vourey, E., Dupoux, C. & Harold, A.S. (2017): A new species of Polyipnus (Stomiiformes: Sternoptychidae) from the Western South Pacific.

      • Endruweit, M. (2017): A new Physoschistura from a Salween affluent in western Yunnan (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

      • Nielsen, D.T.B., Pessali, T.C. & Dutra, G.M. (2017): A new annual fish of the genus Simpsonichthys (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae) from the upper Rio Jequitinhonha basin, Brazil.

      • Weigmann, S. & Kaschner, C.J. (2017): Bythaelurus vivaldii, a new deep-water catshark (Carcharhiniformes, Scyliorhinidae) from the northwestern Indian Ocean off Somalia.

      • Andrade, M.C., Machado, V.N., Jégu, M., Farias, I.P. & Giarrizzo, T. (2017): A new species of Tometes Valenciennes 1850 (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae) from Tocantins-Araguaia River Basin based on integrative analysis of molecular and morphological data.

      • Schwarzhans, W.W. & Prokofiev, A.M. (2017): Reappraisal of Synagrops Günther, 1887 with rehabilitation and revision of Parascombrops Alcock, 1889 including description of seven new species and two new genera (Perciformes: Acropomatidae).
        • Caraibops n. gen. Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
        • Type-species: Synagrops trispinosus Mochizuki & Sano, 1984
        • Kaperangus n. gen. Prokofiev & Schwarzhans, 2017
        • Type-species: Synagrops microlepis Norman, 1935
        • Parascombrops glossodon Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
        • Parascombrops madagascariensis Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
        • Parascombrops mochizukii Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
        • Parascombrops nakayamai Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
        • Parascombrops ohei Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
        • Parascombrops parvidens Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
        • Parascombrops yamanouei Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017

      • Freyhof, J., Kaya, C. & Turan, D. (2017): Oxynoemacheilus kentritensis, a new species from the upper Tigris drainage in Turkey with remarks on O. frenatus (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

      • Dwivedi, A.K., Gupta, B.K., Singh, R.K., Mohindra, V., Chandram S., Easawarn, S., Jena, J. & Lal, K.K. (in press): Cryptic diversity in the Indian clade of the catfish family Pangasiidae resolved by the description of a new species.

      2017 latest news (April)

      • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. (2017): A new species of the fangblenny Adelotremus from Indonesia, with supplemental description of A. leptus (Teleostei: Blenniidae: Nemophini).

      • Prokofiev, A.M. (2017): Argyripnus boreopacificus sp. nova, a new species of hatchetfishes (Sternoptychidae) from the subtropical Northwestern Pacific.

      • Prokofiev, A.M. (2017): New species of the genus Tryssogobius (Gobiidae) from the tropical the Western Pacific with a complete set of pores of the seismosensory system on the head.

      • Balushkin, A.V. & Moganova, M.V. (2017): New species of pelagic eelpouts of the genus Melanostigma (Zoarcidae) from Western Antarctica.

      • Del Moral-Flores, L.F., López-Segovia, E. & Hernández-Arellano, T. (2017): Descripción de Thorichthys panchovillai sp. n., una nueva especie de cíclido (Actinopterygii: Cichlidae) de la cuenca del Río Coatzacoalcos, México. / Description of Thorichthys panchovillai sp. n., a new species of cichlid (Actinopterygii: Cichlidae) from the River Coatzacoalcos Basin, Mexico.

      • [update] Ribeiro, F.R.V., Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. & Walsh, S.J. (2017): Taxonomic revision of the South American catfish genus Ageneiosus (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae) with the description of four new species.

      • Ramos, T.P.A., Lima, S.M.Q. & Ramos, R.T.d.C. (2017): A new species of armored catfish Parotocinclus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio Parnaíba basin, northeastern, Brazil.

      • Kottelat, M. (2017): Speolabeo, a new genus name for the cave fish Bangana musaei (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

      • Conway, K.W., Moore, G.I. & Summers, A.P. (2017): A New Genus and Species of Clingfish (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae) from Western Australia.

      • García-Alzate, C.A., Urbano-Bonilla, A. & Taphorn, D.C. (2017): A new species of Hyphessobrycon (Characiformes, Characidae) from the upper Guaviare River, Orinoco River Basin, Colombia.

      • Huang, S.-P., Zhao, Y., Chen, I-S. & Shao, K.-T. (2017): A New Species of Microphysogobio (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from Guangxi Province, Southern China.

      • Viana, S.T.d.F.L., Lisher, M.W. & Carvalho, M.R.d. (2017): Two new species of short-snouted dogfish sharks of the genus Squalus Linnaeus, 1758, from southern Africa (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Squalidae).

      • Wingert, J.M., Ferrer, J. & Malabarba, L.R. (2017): Review of the Odontesthes perugiae species group from Río de La Plata drainage, with the description of a new species (Atherinomorpha: Atherinopsidae).

      • Smith-Vaniz, W.F. (2017): Descriptions of a new genus and two new species of Caribbean deep-water jawfishes (Teleostei: Opistognathidae).

      • Kovačić, M., Ordines, F. & Schliewen, U.K. (2017): A new species of Buenia (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from the western Mediterranean Sea, with the description of this genus.

      • [overlooked] Gurumayum, S.D. & Tamang, L. (2016): Channa pomanensis, a new species of snakehead (Teleostei: Channidae) from Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.

      • Bohlen, J. & Šlechtová, V. (2017): Leptobotia micra, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Botiidae) from Guilin, southern China.

      • Borsa, P. (2017): Neotrygon vali (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae), a new blue-spotted maskray from the Solomon archipelago described from its DNA barcode.

      2017 latest news (March)

      • [update] Gilbert, C.R., Mayden, R.L. & Powers, S.L. (2017): Morphological and genetic evolution in eastern populations of the Macrhybopsis aestivalis complex (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), with the descriptions of four new species.
        • Macrhybopsis boschungi Gilbert & Mayden, 2017
        • Macrhybopsis etnieri Gilbert & Mayden, 2017
        • Macrhybopsis pallida Gilbert & Mayden, 2017
        • Macrhybopsis tomellerii Gilbert & Mayden, 2017

      • Carvalho, T.P., Reis, R.E. & Friel, J.P. (2017): A new species of Hoplomyzon (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela: osteological description using high-resolution computed microtomography of a miniature species.

      • Oliveira, L.M.A., Zanata, A.M., Tencatt, L.F.C. & Britto, M.R. (2017): A new species of Aspidoras (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) from a small coastal drainage in northeastern Brazil.

      • Reis, R.E. (2017): Unexpectedly high diversity in a small basin: A taxonomic revision of Eurycheilichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), with descriptions of seven new species.
        • Eurycheilichthys apocremnus Reis, 2017
        • Eurycheilichthys castaneus Reis, 2017
        • Eurycheilichthys coryphaenus Reis, 2017
        • Eurycheilichthys luisae Reis, 2017
        • Eurycheilichthys paucidens Reis, 2017
        • Eurycheilichthys planus Reis, 2017
        • Eurycheilichthys vacariensis Reis, 2017

      • Oliveira, A.S., Rapp Py-Daniel, L. & Zawadzki, C.H. (2017): A new species of Aphanotorulus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the rio Aripuanã basin, Brazil.

      • Peixoto, L.A.W. & Waltz, B.T. (2017): A new species of the Eigenmannia trilineata (Gymnotiformes: Sternopygidae) species group from the río Orinoco basin, Venezuela.

      • Ardila Rodríguez, C.A. (2017): Pimelodella floridablancaensis sp. nov. una nueva Especie de Pez (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae) del Municipio de Floridablanca, Cuneca del Río Magdalena, Departamento de Santander – Colombia.
        • Pimelodella floridablancaensis Ardila Rodríguez, 2017
          • Peces del Departamento de Santander – Colombia, 9: 1-28.

      • Mary, A.A., Balasubramanian, Selvaraju, S. & Shiny, A. (2017): Description of a new species of clupeid fish, Amblygaster indiana (Clupeiformes: Clupeidae), off Eraviputhenthurai, west coast of India.

      • Freyhof, J. & Özuluğ, M. (2017): Oxynoemacheilus hazarensis, a new species from Lake Hazar in Turkey, with remarks on O. euphraticus (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

      • Melo, B.F. (2017): Cyphocharax boiadeiro, a new species from the upper rio Araguaia, Amazon basin, Brazil (Characiformes: Curimatidae).

      • Nielsen, J.G. (2017): Revision of the genus Nybelinella (Teleostei, Bythitidae) with a new Atlantic, abyssal species.

      • Roni, N., Sarbojit, T. & Vishwanath, W. (2017): Garra clavirostris, a new cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Labeoninae) from the Brahmaputra drainage, India.

      • White, W.T., Ebert, D.A., Mana, R.R. & Corrigan, S. (2017): Etmopterus samadiae n. sp., a new lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from Papua New Guinea.

      • Lalramliana, L., Vanlalhlimpuia, D. & Singh, M. (2017): Laubuka parafasciata, a new cyprinid fish species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Mizoram northeastern India.

      • Calegari, B.B., Morlis, W.G. & Reis, R.E. (2017): A new species of Otothyropsis (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the upper Río Paraná basin, Paraguay, with a discussion of the limits between Otothyropsis and Hisonotus.

      • White, W.T., Last, P.R. & Mana, R.R. (2017): A new species of velvet skate, Notoraja sereti n.sp. (Rajiformes: Arhynchobatidae) from Papua New Guinea.

      • Castro, Í.d.S. & Wosiacki, W.B. (2017): Ituglanis compactus, a new species of catfish (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from the rio Jari drainage, lower Amazon, Brazil .

      • [update] Eagderi, S., Jouladeh-Roudbar, A., Jalili, P., Sayyadzadeh, G., & Esmaeili, H.R. (2017): Taxonomic statue of the genus Cobitis Linnaeus, 1758 (Teleostei: Cobitidae) in the southern Caspian Sea basin, Iran with description of a new species.

      • [update] Keith, P., Lord, C. & Larson, H.K. (2017): Review of Schismatogobius (Gobiidae) from Papua New Guinea to Samoa, with description of seven new species. / Revue de Schismatogobius (Gobiidae) de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée à Samoa, avec description de sept nouvelles espèces.
        • Schismatogobius alleni Keith et al., 2017
        • Schismatogobius baitabag Keith et al., 2017
        • Schismatogobius essi Keith et al., 2017
        • Schismatogobius hoesei Keith et al., 2017
        • Schismatogobius mondo Keith et al., 2017
        • Schismatogobius tiola Keith et al., 2017
        • Schismatogobius tuimanua Keith et al., 2017

      • Endruweit, M. (2017): A new Schistura from the Salween basin in western Yunnan (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

      • [update] Kotlyar, A.N. (2017): Holocentridae from Borodino submarine elevation (Philippine Sea).

      • Dutra, G.M., Santana, C.D.d. & Wosiacki, W.B. (2017): A New Species of the Glass Electric Knifefish Genus Eigenmannia Jordan and Evermann (Teleostei: Gymnotiformes: Sternopygidae) from Río Tuíra Basin, Panama.

      • Rajeeshkumar, M.P., Meera, K.M. & Hashim, M. (2017): A New Species of the Deep-Sea Ceratioid Anglerfish Genus Oneirodes (Lophiiformes: Oneirodidae) from the Western Indian Ocean.

      • Carvalho, T.P., Reis, R.E. & Sabaj, M.H. (2017): Description of a New Blind and Rare Species of Xyliphius (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) from the Amazon Basin Using High-Resolution Computed Tomography.

      • Anderson, W.D., Jr. & Johnson, G.D. (2017): Two new species of callanthiid fishes of the genus Grammatonotus (Percoidei: Callanthiidae) from Pohnpei, western Pacific.

      • Fricke, R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2017): Helcogramma atauroensis, a new species of triplefin from Ataúro Island, Timor-Leste, eastern Indian Ocean (Teleostei: Tripterygiidae).

      • Turan, D., Kaya, C., Bayçelebi, E., Bektaş, Y. & Ekmekçi, F.G. (2017): Three new species of Alburnoides from the southern Black Sea basin (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).
        • Alburnoides freyhofi Turan et al., 2017
        • Alburnoides kosswigi Turan et al., 2017
        • Alburnoides kurui Turan et al., 2017

      • [update] Liu, S.W., Pan, X.F., Yang, J.X. & Chen, X.Y. (2017): A new cave-dwelling loach, Triplophysa xichouensis sp. nov. (Teleostei Nemacheilidae) from Yunnan, China.

      • Moritz, T. & Neumann, D. (2017): Description of Labeo latebra (Cyprinidae) from the Nile River in Sudan. / Description de Labeo latebra (Cyprinidae) du bassin du Nil au Soudan.

      • Ng, H.H. & Kottelat, M. (2017): The Glyptothorax of the Bolaven Plateau, Laos (Teleostei: Sisoridae): new and endangered.

      • Greenfield, D.W., Randall, J.E. & Psomadakis, P.N. (2017): A review of the soldierfish genus Ostichthys (Beryciformes: Holocentridae), with descriptions of two new species from Myanmar.

      • Freyhof, J. & Abdullah, Y.S. (2017): Two new species of Oxynoemacheilus from the Tigris drainage in Iraqi Kurdistan (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

      • Tencatt, L.F.C. & Bichuette, M.E. (2017): Aspidoras mephisto, new species: The first troglobitic Callichthyidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from South America.

      2017 latest news (February)

      • Ebert, D.A., Papastamatiou, Y.P., Kajiura, S.M. & Wetherbee, B.M. (2017): Etmopterus lailae sp. nov., a new lanternshark (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

      • Katongo, C., Seehausen, O. & Snoeks, J. (2017): A new species of Pseudocrenilabrus (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Lake Mweru in the Upper Congo River System.

      • [update] Nguyen Van Hao, Nguyen Huu Duc & Nguyen Thi Dieu Phuong (2016): Vinalabeo, a new generic name for Vinalabeo tonkinensis (Cyprinidae, Teleostei).

      • [update] Lal, K.K., Dwivedi, A.K., Singh, R.K., Mohindra, V., Chandra, S., Gupta, B.K., Dhawan, S. & Jena, J. (2017): A new Bagrid catfish species, Rita bakalu (Siluriformes: Bagridae), from the Godavari River basin, India.

      • Prokofiev, A.M. (2017): New genus of Ptereleotrinae (Gobioidei) from the South China Sea.

      • Kotlyar, A.N. (2017): Holocentridae from Borodino submarine elevation (Philippine Sea).

      • Voronina, E.P. & Suzumoto, A.Y. (2017): Samaretta perexilis, a new genus and new species of samarid flatfish (Pleuronectiformes: Samaridae) from the South Pacific.

      • Allen, G.R., Erdmann, M.V. & Purtiwi, P.D. (2017): Descriptions of four new species of damselfishes (Pomacentridae) in the Pomacentrus philippinus complex from the tropical western Pacific Ocean.

      • Volcan, M.V., Klotzel, B. & Lanès, L.E.K. (2017): Two new species of Melanorivulus (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae) from Rio Verde drainage, Upper Rio Paraná basin, Brazil.

      • [update] Lujan, N.K., Cramer, C.A., Covain, R., Fisch-Muller, S. & López-Fernández, H. (2017): Multilocus molecular phylogeny of the ornamental wood-eating catfishes (Siluriformes, Loricariidae, Panaqolus and Panaque) reveals undescribed diversity and parapatric clades.
        • Panaqoco n. subgen. Lujan et al., 2017
        • Type species: Panaque maccus Schaefer & Stewart, 1993
        • Panafilus n. subgen. Lujan et al., 2017
        • Type species: Panaque albomaculatus Kanazawa, 1958
        • Pseudoqolus n. gen. Lujan et al., 2017
        • Type species: Panaqolus koko Fisch-Muller & Covain, 2012
        • Micracanthicus Lujan & Armbruster, 2011 is now considered to be a synonym of Hypancistrus Isbrücker & Nijssen, 1991

      • Arratia, G. & Quezada-Romegialli, C. (2017): Understanding morphological variability in a taxonomic context in Chilean diplomystids (Teleostei: Siluriformes), including the description of a new species.
        • Diplomystes incognitus Arratia & Quezada-Romegialli, 2017

      • Chakona, A. & Skelton, P.H. (2017): A review of the Pseudobarbus afer (Peters, 1864) species complex (Teleostei, Cyprinidae) in the eastern Cape Fold Ecoregion of South Africa.

      • Ohara, W.M., Mirande, J.M. & Lima, F.C.T. (2017): Phycocharax rasbora, a new genus and species of Brazilian tetra (Characiformes: Characidae) from Serra do Cachimbo, rio Tapajo´s basin.

      • Zanata, A.M., Lima, F.C.T., Di Dario, F. & Gerhard, P. (2017): A new remarkable and Critically Endangered species of Astyanax Baird & Girard (Characiformes: Characidae) from Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil, with a discussion on durophagy in the Characiformes.

      • Matsunuma, M. (2017): Syngnathus chihiroe, a new species of pipefish (Syngnathidae) from southern Japan.

      • Carpenter, K.E., Williams, J.T. & Santos, M.D. (2017): Acanthurus albimento, a new species of surgeonfish (Acanthuriformes: Acanthuridae) from northeastern Luzon, Philippines, with comments on zoogeography.

      • Roxo, F.F., Melo, B.F., Silva, G.S.C. & Oliveira, C. (2017): New species of Parotocinclus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from coastal drainages of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil.

      • Russell, B.C. & Ho, H.-C. (2017): A new species of Nemipterus (Perciformes: Nemipteridae) and first record of N. nematophorus (Bleeker) from Taiwan.

      • Ribeiro, F.R.V., Rapp Py-Daniel, L.H. & Walsh, S.J. (2017): Taxonomic revision of the South American catfish genus Ageneiosus (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae) with the description of four new species.

      • Fricke, R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2017): Enneapterygius niue, a new species of triplefin from Niue and Samoa, southwestern Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Tripterygiidae).

      • Kullander, S.O. (2017): Devario fangae and Devario myitkyinae, two new species of danionin cyprinids from northern Myanmar (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae).

      • Sarmento-Soares, L.M., Lazzarotto, H., Rapp Py-Daniel, L. & Leitão, R.P. (2017): A new Centromochlus Kner, 1858 (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae) from the transition between Amazon floodplain and Guiana shield, Brazil.

      • Crampton, W.G.R., Santana, C.D.d., Waddell, J.C. & Lovejoy, N.R. (2017): A taxonomic revision of the Neotropical electric fish genus Brachyhypopomus (Ostariophysi: Gymnotiformes: Hypopomidae), with descriptions of 15 new species.
        • Brachyhypopomus alberti Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus arrayae Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus batesi Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus belindae Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus benjamini Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus cunia Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus flavipomus Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus hamiltoni Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus hendersoni Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus menezesi Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus palenque Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus provenzanoi Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus regani Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus sullivani Crampton et al., 2017
        • Brachyhypopomus verdii Crampton et al., 2017