Capoeta erhani, a new species of cyprinid fish from Ceyhan River, Turkey (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)


TURAN D. , Kottelat M., EKMEKÇİ F. G.

ICHTHYOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF FRESHWATERS, vol.19, no.3, pp.263-270, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : ICHTHYOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF FRESHWATERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.263-270

Abstract

Capoeta erhani, new species, is described from the Ceyhan drainage, eastern Anatolia. It is distinguished from the other members of the C trutta species-group (Capoeta species with numerous irregular black spots oil file dorsal half of the body and dorsal and caudal fins) by a shorter dorsal fit), a less ossified last simple dorsal-fin ray, fewer scales; in lateral line, fewer scales between anal-fin origin and lateral line.