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Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus Freyhof & Geiger, 2017

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Nemacheilidae ()
Etymology: zarzianus: Named for the Zarzian culture, an archaeological culture of late Paleolithic and Mesolithic in Kurdistan. An adjective.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical

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Asia: Lesser Zab drainage, Iraq.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 115565)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal soft rays: 5. Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus can be diagnosed from all its congeners in Tigris drainage by a combination of non-unique characters: a member of the species group (Oxynoemacheilus chomanicus, O. frenatus, O. gyndes; O. hazarensis, O. kentritesensis, O. kiabii, O. zagrosensis) which have no suborbital groove in males (vs. present in O. bergainus, O.. euphraticus; O. hanae, O. longipinnis, O. karunensis, O. kurdistanicus and O. parvinae) and slightly emarginate or truncate caudal fin (deeply emarginate or forked in O. chomanicus, O. frenatus, O. gyndes; O. hazarensis, O. kentritesensis, O. kiabii, O. zagrosensis) which have no suborbital groove in males (vs. present in O. bergainus, O.. euphraticus; O. hanae, O. longipinnis, O. bergainus, O. euphraticus; O. hanae, O. longipinnis, O. karunensis, O. kurdistanicus and O. parvinae) (Ref. 115565).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Freyhof, J. and M. Geiger, 2017. Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus, a new loach from the Lesser Zab River drainage in Iraqi Kurdistan (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Zootaxa 4273(2):258-270. (Ref. 115565)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00661 (0.00297 - 0.01469), b=3.01 (2.84 - 3.18), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (20 of 100) .