Alburnus selcuklui, A New Species of Cyprinid Fish from East Anatolia, Turkey (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)

Elp M., Şen F., Ozulug M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, vol.15, no.1, pp.181-186, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Alburnus selcuklui, a new species from a branch of Botan stream of the River Tigris in East Anatolia Turkey, is distinguished from other Anatolian Alburnus species by the anal-fin origin 0-4 scales behind the base of the dorsal fin-base, 70-80 + 3-4 lateral line scales, 10-15 gill rakers, 81/2-9 branched dorsal-fin rays, 11-121/2 branched anal-fin rays, snout rounded, prominent epidermal lateral stripe and lateral body without black pigmentation along and below lateral line.