AlburnusatropatenaeBerg, 1925 is reported for the first time from the River Ghareh-Chay in the Namak basin, central Iran. Previously, this species has onlybeen reported from the LakeOrumiyeh basin, in northwest Iran. In this report twenty-nine specimens were caught on 8 August 2012. Morphometric and meristic characteristics of the specimens were similar to those reported elsewhere for the species.
free text keywords: first record; Alburnusatropatenae; Namak basin; River Ghareh-Chay, prvi nalaz; Alburnusatropatenae; jezero Namak; rijeka Ghareh-Chay