Capoeta ferdowsii Jouladeh-Roudbar, Eagderi, Murillo-Ramos, Ghanavi & Doadrio, 2017
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Cyprininae
Max. size:  13.84 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Zohreh and Fahlian Rivers in Tigris river drainage, Iran.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Capoeta ferdowsii differs from other congeners in Iran by having the following combination of characters, none of them unique: body elongate and cylindrical; one pair of maxillary-barbel reaching vertical of anterior margin of pupil; last unbranched dorsal-fin ray moderately ossified, serrated with flexible distal, 15-23 long serrae on its 40-60% of posterior margin, narrowly spaced and moderately strong; 15-18 gill rakers, 11-13 on lower limb; 23-25 scales around caudal peduncle; lateral line complete with 68-77 scales; 13-15 scales between dorsal-fin origin and lateral line and 8-9 between anal-fin origin and lateral line (Ref. 116759).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.12.17

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