publication . Article . 2015

Fishes of the Dasht-e Kavir basin of Iran: an updated checklist

Arash Jouladeh Roudbar; Soheil Eagderi; Hamid Reza Esmaeili;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2015 Journal: International Journal of Aquatic Biology (issn: 2383-0956, eissn: 2322-5270, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Tehran
This study provide a new and updated checklist of the freshwater fishes of the Dasht-e Kavir basin of Iran. The list is based on historical literature records and taxon occurrence data obtained as a result of extensive field expeditions, examination of ichthyological collections and literature review. The total confirmed freshwater fish species  of  the  Dasht-e Kavir  basin  comprise  22  species  in  17  genera,  6 families, 4 orders and one class. The most diverse order is the Cypriniformes with 18 species (81.82%) followed by Cyprinodontiformes (2 species, 9.09%), Salmoniformes and Gasterosteiformes each with 1 species (1 species, 4.55%). The most diverse fa...
free text keywords: Checklist, Biodiversity, Freshwater fishes, Dasht-e Kavir basin., Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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