Updating checklist of freshwater fishes of Iraq

Author

al-Faysal, Abbas J.

Source

Mesopotamia Environment Journal

Issue

Vol. 5, Issue 4 (30 Jun. 2020), pp.1-7, 7 p.

Publisher

University of Babylon Environmental Research and Studies Center

Publication Date

2020-06-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

7

Main Topic

Earth Science , Water and Environment

Topics

Abstract EN

The present study provides an updated checklist of the freshwater fishes of Iraq.

The confirmed freshwater fishes of Iraq comprise 66 species divided among 18 families and eight orders.

The most successful fish families are Cyprinidae with 25 species, followed by Leuciscidae with eight species then Nemacheilidae with seven species.

A total of 16 exotic species in seven families are listed in this study.

Changes made to the scientific names of the freshwater fishes of Iraq are explained, which included 16 species in six genera.

American Psychological Association (APA)

al-Faysal, Abbas J.. 2020. Updating checklist of freshwater fishes of Iraq. Mesopotamia Environment Journal،Vol. 5, no. 4, pp.1-7.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-978655

Modern Language Association (MLA)

al-Faysal, Abbas J.. Updating checklist of freshwater fishes of Iraq. Mesopotamia Environment Journal Vol. 5, no. 4 (2020), pp.1-7.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-978655

American Medical Association (AMA)

al-Faysal, Abbas J.. Updating checklist of freshwater fishes of Iraq. Mesopotamia Environment Journal. 2020. Vol. 5, no. 4, pp.1-7.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-978655

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 5-7

Record ID

BIM-978655