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Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017, Vol 17, Num, 4     (Pages: 795-803)

Two New Species of Chondrostoma agassiz, 1832 (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Ceyhan, Seyhan and Göksu Rivers in the East Mediterranean Region of Turkey

Fahrettin Küçük 1 ,Davut Turan 2 ,Salim Serkan Güçlü 1 ,Ayşe Gül Mutlu 3 ,Yılmaz Çiftci 4

1 Süleyman Demirel University, Eğirdir Fisheries Faculty, Isparta-Turkey
2 Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Fisheries Faculty, Rize-Turkey
3 Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Faculty of Science and Literature, Biology
4 Ordu University, Fatsa Marine Science Faculty, Fatsa-Ordu-Turkey
DOI : 10.4194/1303-2712-v17_4_15 Viewed : 630 - Downloaded : 517 Chondrostoma toros sp.n. was described from the Göksu River. It was distinguished by a slightly arched lower jaw with a well-developed keratinized edge; a slightly developed keel in front of the dorsal-fin origin; lateral line with 56–64+1–3 scales; and 25–30 gill-rakers on outer side of first gill arch. Chondrostoma ceyhanensis sp.n. was described from Ceyhan, Seyhan and Berdan rivers. It was distinguished by its arched lower jaw with a slightly developed keratinized edge; a slightly developed keel between pelvic-fin and anus; lateral line with 59–66+1–3 scales; and 24–28 short gill-rakers on outer side of first gill arch. Keywords : Chondrostoma, taxonomy, Turkey inland water fish, Turkey rivers