ZOOTAXA, vol.4838, no.4, pp.525-534, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
Freshwater fish, Taxonomy, Cytochrome oxidase I, Turkey, CRESTED LOACH, SUBSTITUTIONS, IRAN, DNA
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated:
Paracobitis salihae, new species, from the Goksu River in the western upper Euphrates drainage, is distinguished from other Paracobitis species by possessing a truncate caudal-fin, and a dark-brown vermiculate or marbled colour pattern. It is also characterised by 19 variable nucleotide substitutions, three diagnostic nucleotides and 3.6% minimum K2P distance compared to geographically adjacent and related R zabgawraensis. Paracobitis salihae might be Critically Endangered and is threatened by darn constructions.