The Latest Status and Distribution of Fishes in Upper Tigris River and Two New Records for Turkish Freshwaters

Kaya C., Turan D., Unlu E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, vol.16, no.3, pp.545-562, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


The fishes of the upper basin of the Tigris River have been surveyed between June 2006 and November 2015. During this survey 40 fish species were determined belonging to 10 families (Cyprinidae, Nemacheilidae, Sisoridae, Siluridae, Heteropneustidae, Bagridae, Salmonidae, Mugilidae, Poeciliidae, Mastacembelidae). One species was not fully identified and currently reported as Squalius sp. Oxynoemacheilus kurdistanicus and O. chomanicus are new records for Turkish inland waters.