The dwarf pike cichlid known to aquarium hobbyists as Crenicichla sp. cf. regani ‘Xingu’ for more than two decades is described as C. anamiri Ito & Rapp Py-Daniel 2015 in the latest issue of the journal ‘Neotropical Ichthyology’.
Can the incredible Vjosa River in Albania be saved?
A new species of the eartheater genus Geophagus is described in the latest issue of the journal ‘Neotropical Ichthyology’.
As previously covered here on SF, on May 24th 2014, local community events will be taking place at 250 locations worldwide to celebrate the first World Fish Migration Day.
A new freshwater dolphin from Brazil has been described in the journal PloS ONE, and represents the first such find in almost a century.
The snakehead that has been known to aquarium hobbyists as Channa sp. ‘Assam’, C. sp. ‘Lal Cheng’ or C. sp. ‘blue bleheri’ for a number of years is named C. andrao in the journal ‘Zootaxa’ this week.
The previously unidentified badid known to aquarists as Dario sp. ‘Jaintia Hills’ or D. sp. ‘Bangladesh’ is described by ichthyologists Dr. Ralf Britz and Dr. Sven Kullander in today’s issue of ‘Zootaxa’.
Two highly-specialised, previously unidentified pupfishes we featured in an article a while back are officially described in the latest issue of the Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History.
Three new halfbeak species of the genus Hemirhamphodon have been described in ‘The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology’.