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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4194/1303-2712-v15_1_20
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.181-186

Abstract

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.