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Zoological Research
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ISSN: 2095-8137
Vol. 35, No. 1, 2014, pp. 51-58
Bioline Code: zr14005
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Zoological Research, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2014, pp. 51-58

 en Four new records of fish species (Cypriniformes:Nemacheilidae, Balitoridae; Characiformes:Prochilodontidae) and corrections of two misidentified fish species (Tetraodontiformes:Tetraodontidae; Beloniformes:Belonidae) in Yunnan, China
Endruweit, Marco

Abstract

In this study, six fish species of five families are reported for the first time from Yunnan Province, China. The nemacheilid Schistura amplizona check for this species in other resources Kottelat, 2000 is reported from the Luosuojiang River and Nanlahe River subbasins, Mekong basin; the prochilodontid Prochilodus lineatus check for this species in other resources (Valenciennes, 1837), the balitorid Vanmanenia serrilineata check for this species in other resources Kottelat, 2000, and the tetraodontid Monotrete turgidus check for this species in other resources Kottelat, 2000, from Nanlahe River subbasin, Mekong basin; the balitorid Beaufortia daon check for this species in other resources (Mai, 1978), and the belonid Xenentodon canciloides check for this species in other resources (Bleeker, 1854), both, from Black River subbasin, Red River basin. The freshwater puffer M. turgidus and the needlefish X. canciloides have been previously misidentified as Tetraodon leiurus check for this species in other resources (Bleeker, 1950) and Tylosurus strongylurus check for this species in other resources (van Hasselt, 1823), respectively.

Keywords
New record; Misidentification; Mekong basin; Red River; Yunnan

 
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