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    2017 latest news (September)

    • Wibowo, K. & Motomura, H. (2017): A new species of the deepwater scorpionfish genus Phenacoscorpius (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) from the Galápagos Islands.

    • Fricke, R. (2017): Callionymus boucheti, a new species of dragonet from New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with the description of a new subgenus (Teleostei: Callionymidae).
      • Callionymus boucheti Fricke, 2017
      • Callionymus (Margaretichthys) subgen. n. Fricke, 2017
      • Type species: Callionymus margaretae Regan, 1905

    • Gaemers, P.A.M. (2017): Taxonomy, Distribution and Evolution of Trisopterine Gadidae by Means of Otoliths and Other Characteristics.

    • Pastana, M.N.L., Dagosta, F.C.P. & Esguícero, A.L.H. (2017): A new sexually dichromatic miniature Hyphessobrycon (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae) from the Rio Formiga, upper Rio Juruena basin, Mato Grosso, Brazil, with a review of sexual dichromatism in Characiformes.

    • Oliveira, C.A.M., Pavanelli, C.S. & Bertaco, V.A. (2017): A new species of Astyanax Baird & Girard (Characiformes: Characidae) from the upper rio Araguaia, Central Brazil.

    • Johnson, J.W. & Motomura, H. (2017): Five new species of Parapercis (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae) from southeast Asia and northwest Australia.
      • Parapercis caudopellucida Johnson & Motomura, 2017
      • Parapercis flavipinna Johnson & Motomura, 2017
      • Parapercis hoi Johnson & Motomura, 2017
      • Parapercis rubricaudalis Johnson & Motomura, 2017
      • Parapercis soliorta Johnson & Motomura, 2017

    • White, W.T., Mana, R.R. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2017): Description of a new species of deepwater catshark Apristurus yangi n.sp (Carcharhiniformes: Pentanchidae) from Papua New Guinea.

    • Mohapatra, A., Smith, D.G., Mohanty, S.R., Mishra, S.S. & Tudu, P.C. (2017): Enchelycore propinqua sp. nov., a new moray eel (Anguilliformes: Muraenidae: Muraeninae) from the Indian Coast.

    • Ochoa, L.E., Silva, G.S.C., Costa e Silva, G.J., Oliveira, C. & Datovo, A. (2017): New species of Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) lacking pelvic fins from Paranapanema basin, southeastern Brazil.

    • Conway, K.W., Stewart, A.L. & King, C. (2017): A new species of the clingfish genus Trachelochismus from bay and estuarine areas of New Zealand (Teleostei: Gobiesocidae).

    • Ardila Rodriguez, C.A. (2017): Trichomycterus casitaensis, sp. nov. (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) una nueva especie de pez del río Tarra, cuenca alta del río Catatumbo departamento de Norte de Santander – Colombia.
      • Trichomycterus casitaensis Ardila Rodriguez, 2017
        • Barranquilla, Departamento del Atlántico, (3): 1-23.

    • [update] Ohara, W.M., Abrahão, V.P. & Espíndola, V.C. (2017): Hyphessobrycon platyodus (Teleostei: Characiformes), a new species from the Rio Madeira basin, Brazil, with comments on how multicuspid teeth relate to feeding habits in Characidae.

    • [update] Wright, J.J. (2017): A new diminutive genus and species of catfish from Lake Tanganyika (Siluriformes: Clariidae).

    • [update] Carvalho, F.R., Cabeceira, F.G. & Carvalho, L.N. (2017): New species of Hyphessobrycon from the Rio Teles Pires, Rio Tapajós basin, Brazil (Ostariophysi, Characiformes).

    • Craig, J.M., Crampton, W.G.R. & Albert, J.S. (2017): Revision of the polytypic electric fish Gymnotus carapo (Gymnotiformes, Teleostei), with descriptions of seven subspecies.
      • Gymnotus carapo australis Craig et al., 2017
      • Gymnotus carapo caatingaensis Craig et al., 2017
      • Gymnotus carapo madeirensis Craig et al., 2017
      • Gymnotus carapo occidentalis Craig et al., 2017
      • Gymnotus carapo orientalis Craig et al., 2017
      • Gymnotus carapo septentrionalis Craig et al., 2017

    • Uiblein, F., Gledhill, D.C. & Peristiwady, T. (2017): Two new goatfishes of the genus Upeneus (Mullidae) from Australia and Indonesia.

    • Moreira, C.R. & Lima, F.C.T. (2017): Two new Hyphessobrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) species from Central Amazon basin, Brazil.

    • Borsa, P., Arlyza, I.S., Hoareau, T.B. & Shen, K.-N. (2017): Diagnostic description and geographic distribution of four new cryptic species of the blue-spotted maskray species complex (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae; Neotrygon spp.) based on DNA sequences.
      • Neotrygon bobwardi Borsa et al., 2017 [questionably valid: based exclusively on DNA]
      • Neotrygon malaccensis Borsa et al., 2017 [questionably valid: based exclusively on DNA]
      • Neotrygon moluccensis Borsa et al., 2017 [questionably valid: based exclusively on DNA]
      • Neotrygon westpapuensis Borsa et al., 2017 [questionably valid: based exclusively on DNA]

    • Pavan-Kumar, A., Kumar, R. & Borsa, P. (2017): Neotrygon indica sp. nov., the Indian-Ocean blue spotted maskray (Myliobatoidei, Dasyatidae).
      • Neotrygon indica Pavan-Kumar et al., 2017 [questionably valid: based exclusively on DNA]

    2017 latest news (August)

    • Gomon, M.F. (2017): A review of the tuskfishes, genus Choerodon (Labridae, Perciformes), with descriptions of three new species.
      • Choerodon (Aspiurochilus) cypselurus Gomon, 2017
      • Choerodon (Peaolopesia) albofasciatus nom. nov. Gomon, 2017
        • Replacement name for Choerodonoides japonicus Kamohara, l958 when in Choerodon
      • Choerodon (Peaolopesia) aurulentus Gomon, 2017
      • Choerodon (Peaolopesia) skaiopygmaeus Gomon, 2017
      • Choerodon (Lutjanilabrus) subgen. nov. Gomon, 2017
      • Type species: Choerodon vitta Ogilby, 1910

    • Schedel, F.D.B. & Schliewen, U.K. (2017): Hemibates koningsi spec. nov: a new deep-water cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from Lake Tanganyika.

    • Clerkin, P.J., Ebert, D.A. & Kemper, J.M. (2017): New species of Chimaera (Chondrichthyes: Holocephali: Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae) from the Southwestern Indian Ocean.
      • Chimaera buccanigella Clerkin et al., 2017
      • Chimaera didierae Clerkin et al., 2017
      • Chimaera willwatchi Clerkin et al., 2017

    • Batuwita, S., De Silva, M. & Udugampala, S. (2017): A review of the genus Devario in Sri Lanka (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), with description of three new species.
      • Devario annnataliae Batuwita et al., 2017
      • Devario monticola nom. nov. Batuwita et al., 2017
        • replacement name for Danio lineolatus Bleeker, 1863 when in Devario
      • Devario udenii Batuwita et al., 2017

    • [updated description] Borsa, P. (2017): Neotrygon vali, a new species of the blue-spotted maskray complex (Myliobatoidei: Dasyatidae).

    • Sudasinghe, H. (2017): Schistura madhavai, a new species of hill-stream loach from Sri Lanka, with redescription of S. notostigma (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

    • Jouladeh-Roudbar, A., Eagderi, S., Murillo-Ramos, L., Ghanavi, H.R. & Doadrio, I. (2017): Three new species of algae-scraping cyprinid from Tigris River drainage in Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).
      • Capoeta ferdowsii Jouladeh-Roudbar et al., 2017
      • Capoeta pyragyi Jouladeh-Roudbar et al., 2017
      • Capoeta shajariani Jouladeh-Roudbar et al., 2017

    • Fontenelle, J.P. & Carvalho, M.R.d. (2017): Systematic revision of the Potamotrygon scobina Garman, 1913 species-complex (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes: Potamotrygonidae), with the description of three new freshwater stingray species from Brazil and comments on their distribution and biogeography.
      • Potamotrygon adamastor Fontenelle & Carvalho, 2017
      • Potamotrygon amazona Fontenelle & Carvalho, 2017
      • Potamotrygon garmani Fontenelle & Carvalho, 2017

    • Fricke, R. (2017): Epigonus okamotoi, a new species of deepwater cardinalfish from New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Sea, western Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Epigonidae).

    • Allen, G.R. & Erdmann, M.V. (2017): Description of five new species of marine gobies (Teleostei: Gobiidae) of the genus Grallenia from the tropical western Pacific Ocean.
      • Grallenia compta Allen & Erdmann, 2017
      • Grallenia dimorpha Allen & Erdmann, 2017
      • Grallenia lauensis Allen & Erdmann, 2017
      • Grallenia rubrilineata Allen & Erdmann, 2017
      • Grallenia solomonensis Allen & Erdmann, 2017

    • Motomura, H., Yoshida, T. & Vilasri, V. (2017): New species of the anthiadin genus Sacura (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the Andaman Sea.

    • Song, Y.S., Kim, J.-K., Kang, J.-H. & Kim, S.Y. (2017): Two new species of the genus Atractoscion, and resurrection of the species Atractoscion atelodus (Günther 1867) (Perciformes: Sciaenidae).

    • Bogutskaya, N.G., Zupančič, P., Jelić, D., Diripasko, O.A. & Naseka, A.M. (2017): Description of a new species of Alburnus Rafinesque, 1820 (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae, Leuciscinae) from the Kolpa River in the Sava River system (upper Danube drainage), with remarks on the geographical distribution of shemayas in the Danube.

    • Arratia, G., Vila, I., Lam, N., Guerrero, C.J. & Quezada-Romegialli, C. (2017): Morphological and taxonomic descriptions of a new genus and species of killifishes (Teleostei: Cyprinodontiformes) from the high Andes of northern Chile.

    • Kottelat, M. (2017): Schistura colossa and S. klydonion, two new species of loaches from Bolaven Plateau, southern Laos (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

    • Okamoto, M. & Golani, D. (2017): Three new species of the genus Acropoma (Perciformes: Acropomatidae) from the Indian Ocean.

    • [update] Plamoottil, M. & Win, T. (2017): Pristolepis pauciradiatus, a new fish species (Perciformes: Pristolepididae) from Myanmar.

    • Mohapatra, A., Smith, D.G., Mohanty, S.R., Mishra, S.S. & Tudu, P.C. (2017): Gymnothorax visakhaensis sp. nov., a new species of elongate unpatterned moray eel (Muraenidae: Muraeninae) from the Indian Coast.

    • De Carvalho Deprá, G., Silva, H.P. & Da Graça, W.J. (2017): A new pelvic-less species of Melanorivulus Costa (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae), with a discussion on the pelvic-fin absence in killifishes.

    • Kottelat, M. (2017): Schistura epixenos, a new species of loach from the Nakai Plateau, Laos (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

    2017 latest news (July)

    • Aguilera, G., Benitez, M., Terán, G.E., Alonso, F. & Mirande, J.M. (2017): A new species of Heptapterus Bleeker 1858 (Siluriformes, Heptapteridae) from the Uruguay River Basin in Misiones, Northeastern Argentina.

    • Villa-Navarro, F.A., Acero P., A. & Cala, P.C. (2017): Taxonomic review of Trans-Andean species of Pimelodus (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae), with the descriptions of two new species.

    • Bilecenoğlu, M., Yokeş, M.B. & Kovačić, M. (2017): A new species of Diplecogaster (Actinopterygii: Gobiesocidae) from the Mediterranean Sea.

    • Nebeshwar, K. & Vishwanath, W. (2017): On the snout and oromandibular morphology of genus Garra, description of two new species from the Koladyne River basin in Mizoram, India and redescription of G. manipurensis (Teleostei: Cyprinidae).

    • Pauers, M.J. (2017): A New Species of Labeotropheus (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from Southern Lake Malaŵi, Africa.

    • Plamoottil, M. & Win, T. (2017): Pristolepis pauciradiatus, a new fish species (Perciformes: Pristolepididae) from Myanmar.

    • Plamoottil, M. & Zupančič, P. (2017): Labeo filiferus, a new fish species (Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae) from Kerala, India.

    • Provenzano, F.R. & Villa-Navarro, F.A. (2017): A new species of the catfish genus Cordylancistrus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from the Magdalena River, Tolima, Colombia.

    • Roxo, F.F., Silva, G.S.C., Zawadzki, C.H. & Oliveira, C. (2017): Neoplecostomus canastra, a new catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) species from upper Rio Paraná basin.

    • [update] Xiu, L. & Yang, J. (2017): Erromyzon damingshanensis, a new sucker loach (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Gastromyzontidae) from the Pearl River drainage of Guangxi, China.

    • Keith, P., Lord, C., Darhuddin, H., Limmon, G., Sukmono, T., Hadiaty, R. & Hubert, N. (2017): Schismatogobius (Gobiidae) from Indonesia, with description of four new species.
      • Schismatogobius arscuttoli Keith et al., 2017
      • Schismatogobius bussoni Keith et al., 2017
      • Schismatogobius risdawatiae Keith et al., 2017
      • Schismatogobius saurii Keith et al., 2017
        • Cybium, 41 (2): 195-211.

    • Hoese, D.F., Allen, G.R. & Hadiaty, R.K. (2017): Description of three new species of dwarf Glossogobius from New Guinea and northern Australia.
      • Glossogobius gnomus Hoese et al., 2017
      • Glossogobius nanus Hoese et al., 2017
      • Glossogobius pumilus Hoese et al., 2017
        • Cybium, 41 (2): 179-193.

    • Allen, G.R. & Hoese, D.F. (2017): A new species of Allomogurnda (Gobioidei: Eleotridae) from the Sepik River system of Papua New Guinea.
      • Allomogurnda multicincta Allen & Hoese, 2017
        • Cybium, 41 (2): 171-177.

    • [update] Zawadzki, C.H., Ramos, T.P.A. & Sabaj, M. (2017): Hypostomus sertanejo (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), new armoured catfish species from north-eastern Brazil.

    • Netto-Ferreira, A.L. & Vari, R.P. (2017): A New Highly Modified Species of Creagrutus (Characidae: Stevardiinae) Apparently Mimetic of Prodontocharax.

    • Rodríguez-Rey, G.T., Filho, A.C., Araújo, M.E.d. & Solé-Cava, A.M. (2017): Evolutionary history of Bathygobius (Perciformes: Gobiidae) in the Atlantic biogeographic provinces: a new endemic species and old mitochondrial lineages.

    • Jouladeh-Roudbar, A., Eagderi, S., Ghanavi, H.R. & Doadrio, I. (2017): A new species of the genus Capoeta Valenciennes, 1842 from the Caspian Sea basin in Iran (Teleostei, Cyprinidae).

    • Marceniuk, A.P., Acero, A.P., Cooke, R. & Betancur-R, R. (2017): Taxonomic revision of the New World genus Ariopsis Gill (Siluriformes: Ariidae), with description of two new species.

    • [update] Matsunuma, M., & Motomura, H. (2017): Review of the genus Banjos (Perciformes: Banjosidae) with descriptions of two new species and a new subspecies.

    • Burns, M.D., Chatfield, M., Birindelli, J.L.O. & Sidlauskas, B.L. (2017): Systematic assessment of the Leporinus desmotes species complex, with a description of two new species.

    • Mohapatra, A., Smith, D.G., Ray, D., Mishra, S.S. & Mohanty, S.R. (2017): Gymnothorax pseudotile sp. nov. (Muraenidae: Muraeninae) from Bay of Bengal India.

    • Schmitter-Soto, J.J. (2017): A revision of Astyanax (Characiformes: Characidae) in Central and North America, with the description of nine new species.
      • Astyanax acatlanensis Schmitter-Soto, 2017
      • Astyanax bacalarensis Schmitter-Soto, 2017
      • Astyanax cubilhuitz Schmitter-Soto, 2017
      • Astyanax macal Schmitter-Soto, 2017
      • Astyanax ocotal Valdez-Moreno et al., 2017
      • Astyanax rioverde Lozano-Vilano & Schmitter-Soto, 2017
      • Astyanax salvatoris Valdez-Moreno et al., 2017
      • Astyanax tamiahua Schmitter-Soto, 2017
      • Astyanax tehuacanensis Schmitter-Soto, 2017

    • [update] Dwivedi, A.K., Gupta, B.K., Singh, R.K., Mohindra, V., Chandram S., Easawarn, S., Jena, J. & Lal, K.K. (2017): Cryptic diversity in the Indian clade of the catfish family Pangasiidae resolved by the description of a new species.

    2017 latest news (June)

    • Schmidt, R.C., Bart, H.L. Jr., Pezold, F. & Friel, J.P. (2017): A Biodiversity Hotspot Heats Up: Nine New Species of Suckermouth Catfishes (Mochokidae: Chiloglanis) from Upper Guinean Forest Streams in West Africa.
      • Chiloglanis camarabounyi Schmidt & Bart, 2017
      • Chiloglanis dialloi Schmidt & Pezold, 2017
      • Chiloglanis kabaensis Schmidt & Friel, 2017
      • Chiloglanis kolente Schmidt & Bart, 2017
      • Chiloglanis loffabrevum Schmidt & Pezold, 2017
      • Chiloglanis longibarbis Schmidt & Friel, 2017
      • Chiloglanis nzerekore Schmidt & Pezold, 2017, 2017
      • Chiloglanis pezoldi Schmidt & Bart, 2017
      • Chiloglanis tweddlei Schmidt & Friel, 2017

    • Gill, A.C., Bogorodsky, S.V. & Mal, A.O. (2017): Review of Red Sea Xenisthmus Snyder (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Xenisthmidae), with description of a new species.

    • 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).

      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