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    2017 latest news (March)

    • 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