Oxynoemacheilus kentritensis, a new species from the upper Tigris drainage in Turkey with remarks on O. frenatus (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae)


Freyhof J., Kaya C. , Turan D.

ZOOTAXA, vol.4258, no.6, pp.551-560, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4258 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.11646/zootaxa.4258.6.4
  • Title of Journal : ZOOTAXA
  • Page Numbers: pp.551-560

Abstract

Oxynoemacheilus kentritensis, new species, is described from the Botan drainage, a tributary to the upper Tigris. It is distinguished from other Oxynoemacheilus species in the Tigris drainage by having a complete lateral line, long barbels, flank and back completely covered by scales and flank behind dorsal-fin base with large, dark-brown, vertically elongated blotches or bars.