First record of Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus Freyhof & Geiger, 2017 from Iran (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae)

  • Soheil EAGDERI Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.
  • Atta MOULUDI-SALEH Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.
  • Edris GHADERI Department of Fisheries Science, College of Natural Resources, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran.
  • Jörg FREYHOF Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Sciences, 10115 Berlin, Germany.

Abstract

Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus was described from the Lesser Zab River drainage in Iraqi Kurdistan. Here, we report this species for the first time from the Iranian part of the Sirvan River drainage based on morphological and mtDNA COI barcode sequence characters.

Author Biography

Atta MOULUDI-SALEH, Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.
 

References

Altschul, S.F.; Gish, W.; Miller, W.; Myers, E.W. & Lipman, D.J. 1990. Basic local alignment search tool. Journal of Molecular Biology 215(3): 403-410.
Eagderi, S.; Nikmehr, N. & Freyhof, J. 2019. Alburnus zagrosensis, a junior synonym of Alburnus sellal (Teleostei: Leuciscidae). Zootaxa 4652(2): 367-374.
Esmaeili, H.R.; Sayyadzadeh, G.; Eagderi, S. & Abbasi, K. 2018. Checklist of freshwater fishes of Iran. FishTaxa 3: 1-95.
Freyhof, J. & Geiger, M. 2017. Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus, a new loach from the Lesser Zab River drainage in Iraqi Kurdistan (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa 4273(2): 258-270.
Freyhof, J. Kaya, C. & Ali, A. 2021. A critical checklist of the inland fish’s native to the Euphrates and Tigris drainages. In Tigris and Euphrates Rivers: their environment from headwaters to mouth (pp: 815-854). Springer, Cham.
Jouladeh-Roudbar, A.; Ghanavi, H.R. & Doadrio, I. 2020. Ichthyofauna from Iranian freshwater: Annotated checklist, diagnosis, taxonomy, distribution and conservation assessment. Zoological Studies 59.
Kottelat, M. & Freyhof J. 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Kottelat, Cornol, Switzerland; Freyhof, Berlin, Germany.
Kumar, S.; Nei, M.; Dudldey, J. & Tamura, K. 2008. MEGA: a biologist-centric software for evolutionary analysis of DNA and protein sequences. Briefings in Bioinformatics 9(4): 299-306.
Kumar, S.; Stecher, G. & Tamura, K. 2016. MEGA7: Molecular evolutionary genetics analysis version 7.0 for bigger datasets. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33(7): 1870-1874.
Mouludi-Saleh, A.; Eagderi, S.; Cicek, E. & Sungur, S. 2020. Morphological variation of Transcaucasian chub, Squalius turcicus in southern Caspian Sea basin using geometric morphometric technique. Biologia 75(10): 1585-1590.
Sambrook, J.; Fritsch, E.F. & Maniatis, T. 1989. Molecular Cloning-A Laboratory Manual. 2nd edn. Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.
Ward, R.D.; Zemlak, T.S.; Innes, B.H.; Last, P.R. & Hebert, P.D. 2005. DNA barcoding Australia’s fish species. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 360(1): 1847-1857.
Published
2022-05-10
How to Cite
EAGDERI, Soheil et al. First record of Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus Freyhof & Geiger, 2017 from Iran (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 1, p. 11-15, may 2022. ISSN 2383-0964. Available at: <https://ijichthyol.org/index.php/iji/article/view/829>. Date accessed: 22 may 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.22034/iji.v9i1.829.
Section
Articles