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Oxynoemacheilus mesudae  Erk'akan, 2012

Isiki loach
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Nemacheilidae ()
Etymology: mesudae: Named for Mesude Kaynak.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical, preferred ?

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Asia: Buyuk Menderes river and Isikli Lake in Turkey; may be found also in Kucuk Menders and Gediz rivers in Western Anatolia, Turkey.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 111982)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal soft rays: 7 - 8. Can be distinguished from all angorae group species of Oxynoemacheilus in Turkey by its shape of bony capsule of swim bladder, color pattern and some body ratios (Ref. 93108).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Erk'akan, F., 2012. Two new Oxynoemacheilus (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) species from Western Turkey. Res. J. Biol. Sci. 7(2):97-101. (Ref. 93108)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Endangered (EN) (B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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