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Published: 2018-02-21

Redescription of Alburnus kotschyi Steindachner, 1863, with comments on Alburnus sellal adanensis Battalgazi, 1944 (Teleostei: Leuciscidae)

Leibniz- Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Müggelseedamm 310, 12587 Berlin, Germany.
Istanbul University, Science Faculty, Department of Biology, 34134 Vezneciler, Istanbul, Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Faculty of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 53100 Rize, Turkey.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Faculty of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 53100 Rize, Turkey.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Faculty of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 53100 Rize, Turkey.
Pisces freshwater fish taxonomy extinct species Middle East

Abstract

Alburnus kotschyi is re-described and a neotype is designated. It is found in a small isolated coastal stream at Arsuz at the eastern Mediterranean coast as well as in the Ceyhan and Seyhan River drainages in southern Anatolia. Alburnus adanensis, from the Seyhan River, seems not to have been found again since its first description in 1944 and might be extinct.

 

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How to Cite

FREYHOF, J., ÖZULUĞ, M., KAYA, C., BAYÇELEBI, E., & TURAN, D. (2018). Redescription of <em>Alburnus</em> <em>kotschyi</em> Steindachner, 1863, with comments on <em>Alburnus</em> <em>sellal</em> <em>adanensis</em> Battalgazi, 1944 (Teleostei: Leuciscidae). Zootaxa, 4382(3), 573–582. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4382.3.8