F. Werner, “Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fauna von Syrien und Persien,” Zoologischer Anzeiger 81, 1929, pp. A. N. Derzhavin, “Iskusstvenoe razvedenie osetra na Sefid-Rude” (Artificial sturgeon-breeding on the Safīd Rūd), Russkiĭ gidro-biologischeskiĭ zhurnal 2/11-12, 1923, p. 250. “Systematics of the Tooth-carp Genus Aphanius Nardo, 1827 (Actinopterygii: Cyprinodontidae) in Fars Province, Southern Iran,” Biologia (Bratislava) 51/2, 1996a, pp. Mekonen T, Declerck SAJ, De Bie T, Abraha Gebrekidan, Tsehaye Asmelash, Tadesse Dejenie, Bauer HD, Snoeks JA, J. and De Meester L. Ecology of the riverine Garra species (Teleostei, Cypriniformes) in reservoirs of the semi-arid highlands of northern Ethiopia: temporal dynamics of feeding activity. Analysis and interpretation of fresh water fisheries data. 2002;41(2):183–7. a minnow (Capoeta damascina; Figure 5) is found in six basins. 91–126. Idem, “Glyptothorax silviae, a New Species of Sisorid Catfish from Southwestern Iran,” Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 27/4, 1981b, pp. Figure 10. They are easy to care for and can be kept in tanks with at least 30 gallons of water, but like many other types of Gourami, they do require space at the top of the tank so they can breathe air. 139-57. Table 2. At 79 per cent of all the fish species represented in the country, it also accounts for a highly significant proportion of ichthyofauna diversity. volume 43, Article number: 9 (2019) 1998;139:1–19. 22.9 cm. Mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki). Zool Stud- Taipei. At Gereb Tsedo stream site GTS-Rn (Gereb Tsedo run), a minimum of 6.3 and, at Elala (E1), a maximum of 8.13 were observed. The significant variation can be categorized into habitat type, stream type, and key macroinvertebrates. They have two sets of paired fins and several unpaired fins. 2000;430:1–31. 293-315. Just as the sea can be a highway facilitating dispersal of fishes, so can major rivers. Kaiser M, Armstrong J. A study on stream morphology of some selected streams hill streams of district Nainital with special reference to its biotic communities. As indicated in Fig. Cookies policy. Following publication of the original article [1], it was reported that in the Background section, paragraph 4, the word “habitat presences” should be “habitat preferences”. 5 and 6; see also idem, 1953). G. Cuvier and A. Valenciennes, Histoire naturelle des poissons, 22 vols., Paris, 1828-49. 306-48, pl. 107-8. Wossughi, “Ein Beitrag zur fischereilichen Bedeutung des Hamun-Sees, Iran,” Österreichs Fischerei 41/10, 1988, pp. 1. R. S. Hunt, “The Sharks of Ahwaz,” Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps 97/1, 1951, pp. Chipps SR, Perry WB, Perry SA. iv, 4-10 (in Persian with English abstract). Central Persia is poor in species, despite covering the largest area, and the waters there comprise small streams exposed to the sun, with little cover of habitat diversity. ISBN 9781785481383, 9780081011416 J Wildl Manag. Their faunas are derived from the separate Tigris River basin, many species being shared. According to the forward selection procedure, the RDA model with only streams, habitat types, and macroinvertebrates as explanatory variables proved to yield the most parsimonious environmental model. I bet you will be surprised to see how beautiful they are. 1267-70. B. W. Coad and A. Abdoli, “Exotic Fish Species in the Fresh Waters of Iran,” Zoology in the Middle East 9, 1993, pp. In addition, surface water temperature was varied from12.4 °C to 26.8 °C in Elala, 17 °C to 25.1 °C in Gereb Tsedo, and 19.3 °C to 26.7 °C during the study period. 1 B), then continues to the Catholic and Adventist schools where it is named as May Tsaeda Egam. A number of basins have headwaters which rise close together on plains, and drainage capture has no doubt been a significant means of transfer and dispersal of fishes between the many currently isolated basins in Persia. A recent thesis (Saadati) contains analyses of new collections and of works by a number of Persian authors (e.g. Among the factors, habitat type was the most important driving factor behind variation among fish abundances. B. W. Coad and J. Holcík, “Systematics of the Cyprinid Fish Chalcalburnus atropatenae (Berg, 1925) from the Lake Orumiyeh Basin in Northwest Iran,” Biologia (Bratislava) 54/2, 1999, pp. Figure 15. 2005). IX–XI. The bitterling (Rhodeus amarus). 123-28, pl. Among these are the cave fishes (Iranocypris typhlops of the carp family; Nemacheilus smithi of the hillstream loach family). 2006;87:2614–25. Sites were marked and located using GPS readings at approximately 1 km maximum and 0.3 km minimum distance between two consecutive sampling sites based on the accessibility and wadable of the streams. A total of 6554 fishes representing four species belonging to the family Cyprinidae were caught. We are most grateful to the MU/CNCS for financial support. W. Nümann, “Limnologische Vorstudien zur fischereilichen Bewirtschaftung iranischer Stauseen und Fliessgewässer,” Zeitschrift für Fischerei und deren Hilfswissenschaften 14/5-6, 1966, pp. 30.5 cm. Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. 1987;68:651–9. 1994;40:91–8. The Sīstān basin has large rivers and extensive marsh habitat, but is remote from the sea and from the centers of faunal diversity. As a result of this indispensable nature, the health of those freshwater ecosystems is visible in the wellbeing of the fish assemblages they support (Johnson et al. 2nd ed. 129-37. Distributions include species residing in the Caspian Sea, which has a salinity of about 12 parts per thousand, one third the salinity of seawater. The sentence should read: “In addition, we tried to study the quantitative measures of microhabitat use and factors associated with the fish habitat preferences and the streams nature.”. Samples were later transferred to 70% ethanol and identified. Urmii” (Description of a new species of Alburnus [Pisces] in the basin of the lake Urmia), Trudy Zoologicheskogo instituta Akademii nauk SSSR 26, 1925, pp. Moreover, fish abundance increased with pool habitat type (P < 0.01) and with availability of key macroinvertebrate taxa (P < 0.01). Persiya” (A note on fishes of the river Karaj, northern Persia),” Izvestiya Bakinskoĭ ikhtiologicheskoĭ laboratorii 2/2, 1929, pp. Figure 14. S. Etessami, “L’histologie des gonades chez deux cyprinides Alburnoides bipunctatus eichwaldi (Filipi, 1863) (sic) et Barbus mursa miliaris (Karaman, 1972) (sic) avec la description d’un cas d’hermaphrodisme chez ce dernier,” Cybium 6/2, 1982, pp. In: A fish-based method to assess the ecological status of European rivers in support of the Water Framework Directive. 1988;120:225–40. According to variation partitioning, the fractions of variation explained by streams, habitat variables, and key macroinvertebrate taxa were highly confounded and the amount of explained community variation that was shared by the three variable categories amounted to 28% (i.e., 0.15 + 0.08 + 0.05) (Fig. Hands feeding small fishes. Idem, “First Record of the Milkfish, Chanos chanos (Forskal, 1775) from Iran and the Persian Gulf,” Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 77/3, 1981a, pp. Jones NE, Tonn WM, Scrimgeour GJ, Katopodis C. Productive capacity of an artificial stream in the Canadian Arctic: assessing the effectiveness of fish habitat compensation. Figure 11. Hence it is called fresh water shark. 3). Conductivity, pH, oxygen concentration, and water temperatures were measured in situ from all study sites using conductivity meter (model No: SX713), pH meter (model No: pH -013), and oxygen meter (HQ 40d multimeter), respectively. Idem, “Eine neue Barilius-Art (Pisces, Cyprinidae) aus Mesopotamien,” Zoologischer Anzeiger 100, 1932, pp. Ecomorphological comparison and habitat preference of 2 cyprinid fishes, Varicorhinus barbatulus and Candidia barbatus, in Hapen Creek of Northern Taiwan. Thus, we cannot say that stream type affects fish abundance independently of habitat type and key macroinvertebrate taxa or that habitat type affect fish abundance independently of stream type and key macroinvertebrate taxa. includes both native and exotic (acclimatized), resident and/or anadromous fishes (see Coad, 1995; 1998b). 28–37. Oksanen, J. This definition includes: all "primary" (salt intolerant or stenohaline) freshwater fish, e.g. This is the correct form to use in your sentence. Numerical ecology, vol. Sampling was done using sediment sampler (ekman grab (0.035 m2) from sediment and D-frame net (0.23 m × 0.23 m, 500 μm net) from the water column along the fish sampling course and were standardized by area (Van de Meutter 2005). Systematics of the Shah Mahi, Chalcalburnus chalcoides (Güldenstädt, 1772), in the Southern Caspian Sea Basin (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae),” Zoology in the Middle East 12, 1996b, pp. Beautiful nature backgrounds. A fish takes in the oxygen from the water using gills. More than 40% fish species live in fresh water resources. 101-34. J. Holčík and B. length. However, if you pick one or two breeds, make sure you have all their requirements put in place, so they will thrive in the new aquarium. In areas where fish habitats have been changed or lost by humans, many commercially important fish species have declined in numbers, become extinct, or have been replaced by other species more tolerant of the habitat changes (MacNeill 2010). G. Azari Takami, S. Etessami and A. Saremi “Régime alimentaire des esturgeons (Acipenseridés) sur les côtes sud de la mer Caspienne,” Cybium 3/10, 1980, pp. The global models in our variation partitioning analysis explain a large proportion of the variation in total fish abundance (species abundance) and are highly significant. Bethesda: American Fisheries Society; 1996. p. 221–53. Reproduction in this species is also unusual. “The Blind White Fish of Persia,” Nature (London) 264, 1976, pp. Downstream of the confluence point, a site with 3 habitats and 2 runs in each habitat was performed. N. A. Dmitriev, “Kefal’ v iranskikh vodakh Kaspiya” (Mullet in the Iranian waters of the Caspian), Priroda 12, 1946, pp. Specimens of each species were counted. An overview of labeonin relationships and the phylogenetic placement of the Afro-Asian genus Garra Hamilton, 1922 (Teleostei:Cyprinidae), with the description of five new species of Garra from Ethiopia, and a key to all African species. J Fish Biol. However, he did draw cyprinid fishes from nature, and gave good descriptions of new species from Isfahan to Kermān. This stream mainly consists of riffles with relatively higher water velocity, dissolved oxygen, and transparency with relatively low fish abundance (Fig. Reports from micro-reservoirs in Tigray showed that the cyprinid fish Garra mainly feed on macroinvertebrates and detritus (Mekonen et al. This way no fish will be eaten or suffer from the difference of water condition requirements. With all that said, most people who start off in the fishkeeping hobby, get hooked very quickly mainly because fish are so beautiful to watch and many have characteristics and personalities all of their own. Most literatures explain that smaller species tend to occur in shallow water with medium velocities and medium-to-large-sized substrate (e.g., Yu and Lee 2002; Chuang et al. 3, 63, 141, 357-60. Keeping freshwater fish also has many health benefits such as reducing stress and lowering your blood pressure and heart rate. In contrast, Elala stream is positively associated with riffle habitat types, water velocity, dissolved oxygen concentration, and water transparency (Fig. Idem, “Description of Two New Species of Fishes (Mastacembelus and Barbus),” The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6(17), 1896, p. 397. Y. D. Vasil’yeva and V. P. Vasil’yev, “Systematics of Caucasian Freshwater Gobies (Gobiidae) in the Light of Contemporary Data, With a Description of a New Species, Neogobius rhodioni, sp. 1-20. MT carried out the responsibilities of data analysis and the identifying of fish species. Moreover, other parameters like water transparency using Snell’s tube (diameter 6 cm) (Sovell et al. The influence of habitat structure on fish assemblage composition in a southeastern black water streams. Ecol Monogr. 377–94. Finger TR. It continues its way with some small tributaries joining it with wastewaters discharged from the town and finally joins Elala stream at Mariam Dahan (Fig. School of marine and fresh water fishes. Freshwater elefantfish and butterflyfish, flower horn cichlid and chinese hillstream loach… In this article you’ll find out about 10 very unlike fishes, however they all have 2 things in common: they are unique and they can live in your tank. Fish diversity in different habitats in the streams of lower, Middle Western Himalayas. Other new species from Persia were collected by Pierre Aucher-Eloy, a French botanist, who traveled extensively in Persia from 1835-38, eventually dying at Eṣfahān from “an excess of zeal for natural sciences” (Cuvier and Valenciennes, XVII, p. 298). recreational fisheries. 1 and 3). Different fish species may show different preferences for these diverse habitat units, giving rise to species assemblages (Rose and Echelle 1981; Finger 1982; Capone and Kushlan 1991; Chipps et al. 3.24 m. Figure 18. 1-8. In addition to this, according to Shannon-Weaver diversity index explained by Negi and Negi (2010), pools have greater depths and slower currents than riffles and runs, and along with this, it supports maximum fish diversity. 97-100. 51-70. ), The Fisheries Society of the British Isles Annual Symposium, Held in Bangor, UK. L. S. Berg, 1913. Therefore, understanding the ecological relationship between fish and their habitat is a key to the foundation of our attempts to improve our use and exploitation of fish resources (Kaiser and Armstrong 2005). Gorman OT, Karr JR. Habitat structure and stream fish community. There are many different kinds of fish. B. W. Coad and F. Papahn, “Shark Attacks in the Rivers of Southern Iran,” Environmental Biology of Fishes 23/1-2, 1988, pp. 173-75. These two streams join together and make the Mariam Dahan stream. Department of Biology, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Mekelle University, PO Box 231, Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia, Solomon Tesfay, Mekonen Teferi & Haileselasie Hadush Tsegazeabe, You can also search for this author in Figure 13. 859-69. 2018, in press). In: Proceedings of the 1999 National Water Quality Monitoring Conference; 2000. p. 1–13. Mekonen T, Lemmens P, Declerck SAJ, Ruyts S, Gebrekidan A, Asmelash T, Dejenie T, Bauer H, Deckers J, Amare K, Tesfay S, Amare S, Ajuzie CC, Haileselasie TH, Snoeks J, De Meester L. Diet composition of reservoir populations of the riverine fish Garra (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in Ethiopian highlands. The female develops an ovipositor up to 6 cm long which deposits eggs inside freshwater clams where they develop protected from predators and even desiccation since the clam can move into deeper water in unfavorable conditions. Among the factors, habitat type was the most important driving factor behind variation among fish abundances, and pool supports the highest fish abundance. These small fishes of low swimming ability are unlikely to have dispersed from the major lowland river basin of the Tigris onto the Persian plateau. This sea was lost through desiccation and continental uplift, and these fishes may have risen with the post-Pliocene uplift of the Zagros Mountains. Idem, “Ryby Irana po materialam, sobrannym akad. 4). Mariam Dahan stream takes an intermediate position between the conditions of Gereb Tsedo and Elala streams as Mariam Dahan stream is formed from the joining of these two streams (Figs. You can categorize fishes in to two; fresh water fishes, and salt water fishes. The ichthyofauna of inland waters in Persia (rivers, lakes, large water reservoirs behind dams, aquaculture ponds, etc.) Showing 26–50 of 871 results. Brian W. Coad, “FISH i. FRESHWATER FISHES,” Encyclopædia Iranica, IX,6, pp. Guppy Fish. 263-65. 1). Idem, “Fishes of the Tigris-Euphrates Basin: A Critical Checklist,” Syllogeus (Ottawa), 68, 1991, pp. To quantify the relative contribution of key explanatory variables to the explanation of fish community composition, variation partitioning analysis was carried out using partial RDA (Peres-Neto et al. 2010;9(1):11–43. Among the explanatory (environmental) variables, only a few of them were significantly cause a variation in fish abundance on the study streams (Table 4). The difficulty of baggage transport limited the quantity of alcohol Keyserling could carry, and his early fish collections spoiled. The species which have an underslung mouth and a fine cutting edge to the lower jaw thrive there, living off the small plants and other organisms adhering to the rocks. The physicochemical variables of the two studied streams and their junction (Table 3) indicate that dissolved oxygen concentration, pH, chlorophyll a, and macrophyte coverage (%) were relatively high in Elala compared to the other two streams. N. Borodin, “Acipenser persicus, a Sturgeon from the Caspian Sea,” The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 20/9, 1926, pp. R Development Core Team. Cichlid fish have become very popular – they are beautiful, big, intelligent and exotic. 2002;50(1):45–56. Fish assemblages of the central Appalachian Mountains: an examination of trophic group abundance in nine West Virginia streams. 2005;2(2):147–53. XX. Article  We’ve provided a look into 42 species of freshwater fish—including largemouth bass, walleye, catfish, crappie, northern pike, trout, and more! PubMed Google Scholar. 1998;9(1):1–128. Version, 1; 2005. The biology of Tilapia mariae Bovlenger 1899 (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in a Nigerian Rainforest Stream. In addition, the streams did differ in the abundance of macroinvertebrate taxa, riparian cover, and waste dumping sites. Snow trout (Schizochorax zarudnyi). Nelson Annandale, founder and director of the Zoological Survey of India, co-authored a review of the fishes of Sīstān with Sunder Lal Hora, based on specimens collected by the Seistan Arbitration Commission of 1901-4, and by officers of the Zoological Survey of India in the winter of 1918. The quality and quantity of fish habitat in a water body directly affect fish populations. Before the junction of the two study streams, each stream had 6 sites with 3 habitats each (pools, runs, and riffles) (Jones et al. 65-70. Dwarf Chain Loach / Sidthimunki Botia (Ambastia sidthimunki) – Group of 5 Fish $ 37.99 $ 29.99. VIII-XIII. The American Museum of Natural History. He described the collections sent by Theodor Kotschy to Vienna from around Shiraz, comprising twenty-two species. Stream type, habitat type, and key macroinvertebrate taxa each explained a significant proportion of the variation in fish abundance. 2005). In addition, in Elala stream site, E2 the maximum 14.6 mg/L and, in Gereb Tsedo stream site, GTS a minimum of 1.7 mg/L dissolved oxygen concentration were recorded in December. FWQP Refe Sheet. 2003; Newson and Newson 2000; Parasiewicz 2007; Jayaratne and Surasinghe 2010), and each habitat is with two sampling runs (Jayaratne and Surasinghe 2010; Jones et al. Schlosser IJ. William Thomas Blanford accompanied the Persian Boundary Commission in 1872, publishing a two-volume account in 1876, but fish collections were minor and were not included. For the prediction of fish diversity and abundance, it was found that stream type, habitat type, and the availability of key macroinvertebrate taxa (food resources) were the best predictors for fish abundance and species richness, compared to physicochemical variables. Harvey BC, Stewart AJ. It starts from May Weini complete primary school (Fig. Idem, “Threatened Fishes of the World: Lebias ginaonis (Holly, 1929)(Cyprinodontidae),” Environmental Biology of Fishes 51/3, 1998, p. 284. Live Freshwater Fish shipped right to your door at the lowest prices online only at family-owned and operated That Fish Place - That Pet Place. 1985;66(5):1484–90. Lepš J, Šmilauer P. Multivariate analysis of ecological data using CANOCO: Cambridge university press; 2003. A. Günther, “A Contribution to the Fauna of the River Tigris,” The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4/14, 1874, pp. Proceedings of National Seminar on Limnology at Jiapur, India. Consistent sampling design for each site in each sampling period was applied to avoid biased results (Jha et al. We collected fish with backpack electrofishing three times during August 2013, December 2013, and March 2014. 149-86, pl. History of research. 183-85. 2003;60:849–63. We are also thankful to Dr. Tsehaye Asmelash and Dr. Abraha G/kidan for their great cooperation and help. 165-85. 2012). 175+ types of freshwater fish in the United States of America There are many fish in the freshwaters of the United States, but not all of them are native. 47-50. Cyprinids and balitorids are found in all ten of the major watersheds of the country. J Freshw Ecol. E. N. Pavlovskim (Fishes of Iran from materials collected by E. N. Pavlovskiĭ),” Trudy Zoologicheskogo instituta Akademii nauk SSSR 8, 1949, pp. A global environmental RDA model using R statistical software v.2.8.1 (Oksanen 2005), including the entire set of environmental variables, stream types, and habitat types, demonstrated a significant effect on fish community abundances (R2 adj = 0.68; F-ratio = 4.214; P < 0.001). 51-80. At each sampling site, relevant physicochemical parameters such as stream velocity, water depth, stream width, water temperature, pH, conductivity, and dissolved oxygen were measured using standard techniques (APHA 1998). These essentially montane fishes were probably driven down into lowlands by an ice age, and are now relict there. PCA 1 is positively associated with pools and negatively associated with riffle habitat types (Fig. A number of minnow species, such as Capoeta aculeata (Figure 9), are distributed in isolated basins in a manner which suggests headwater capture as the mechanism, perhaps aided by more extensive water courses under pluvial conditions in the past. Gordon ND, McMahon TA, Finlayson BL. B. W. Coad and F. Krupp, “Redescription of Barilius mesopotamicus Berg, 1932, a Poorly Known Cyprinid Fish from the Tigris-Euphrates Basin,” Cybium 7/1, 1983, pp. 2012;4(13):3161–72. M. Goren, L. Fishelson and E. Trewavas, “The Cyprinid Fishes of Acanthobrama Heckel and Related Genera,” Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 24/6, 1973, pp. Anecdotal reports exist of fatalities from southern Persia (Coad, 1979a). California Privacy Statement, Most fish are cold-blooded (poikilotherm). Idem, Acipenser güldenstädti persicus, a Sturgeon from the South Caspian Sea,” The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10/13, 1934, pp. “Exotic Fish Species in the Tigris-Euphrates Basin,” Zoology in the Middle East 13, 1996e, pp. These fishes depend on a migration from feeding grounds in the mouths of rivers or the sea itself, into freshwater for spawning. and Val., 1844), a Valid Species of Cyprinid Fish from Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinidae),” Zoology in the Middle East 10, 1994, pp. Ecological diversity and its measurement: Cambridge University Press; 1988. p. 179. The study was conducted in two streams of Mekelle city, namely Elala and Gereb Tsedo. “Gambuziya v Irane” (Gambusia in Iran), Priroda 1949/5, p. 61. Dangerous fishes. However, we can safely say that key macroinvertebrate taxon affects fish abundance independently of stream type and habitat type. The construction of dams, pollutants from industry and farming, poaching, and excessive commercial catches, have all contributed to a decline in their numbers. Guppy Fish. Journal of Ecology and Environment Ecological Monographs. The role of predation in age- and size-related habitat use by stream fishes. Meffe GK, Sheldon AL. CAS  Freshwater ecosystem and its resources are an indispensable part of human life and activity. Habitat types explained 29% of the variation (P < 0.01), whereas the effect of key macroinvertebrate taxa accounted for 32% of the variation in fish community composition (P < 0.05). This stream continues downward on the west side of Abraha Castle passing along the large bridge (May Gifaf, Kebele 11) and then further continues downward and named as Gereb Tsedo. This membrane is semi-permeable, meaning that it only allows the solvent (water) to move across, but not the solutes. A. N. Svetovidov, “Chalcalburnus chalcoides iranicus subsp. In addition, abundance data shows that pools are the most preferred habitat and runs were intermediately preferred (Table 2). ); and N(o)emacheilus smithi Greenwood (now assigned to the fam. Seventeen species were described from the Caspian basin and inland waters of Persia, although locality data were poor in some instances. 79, 80, 86, etc. 227-28. 2010;1:1–2. Idem, “Nekotorye dannye po biologii pekhleviĭskogo (enzeliĭskogo) puzanka Caspialosa caspia knipowitschi Iljin” (Some biological data on the Pahlavi [Enzeli] shad Caspialosa caspia knipowitschi Iljin), Zoologicheskiĭ zhurnal 26/6, 1947, pp. A number of freshwater fishes are potentially dangerous to man if the eggs are consumed, although there are no documented fatalities in Persia. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, “Chinese Carps in Iran,” Aquaculture Bulletin 3/1, Rome, 1970a, p. 15. 1993;18:3–12. 3), and to some extent, it was positively associated with riparian cover, Gereb Tsedo stream, and the relative abundances of G. aethiopica in Gereb Tsedo (Fig. Generally, the diversity of fishes declines with distance from the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf. In land waters, 2013;3:331–40. Fish abundance strongly differed between streams, among habitat types, as well as along the key macroinvertebrate taxa (Corixidae, Tabanidae, and Damselfly larvae). 63-72. Overexploitation (unsustainable fishing) poses a serious threat to fish and aquatic biodiversity and also to the livelihoods of people in riverine and lake communities. This work was funded by College of Natural and Computational Sciences (CNCS), Mekelle University from its recurrent budgets. Sabaramuwa Univ J. The effects of stream type, habitat type, and the key macroinvertebrate taxa are strongly confounded and cannot be separated, as most of the variation explained by them is shared. Habitat selectivity of fresh water fishes of two second-order tropical streams in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. The existence of good fish habitat is dependent on a number of factors, such as water flow, water quality, the presence of sufficient food, and the lack of excessive numbers of predators and competitors (Thompson and Larsen 2004). 213–14. Only the loaches, the carps, and the minnows are found in all Persian basins. Therefore, we recommended that the streams particularly large pools should be protected from excessive pumping for irrigational use and pollution because they can be used as a refuge, feeding and spawning sites of stream fishes. The second stream (Gereb Tsedo) has different names at different locations of the town. This axis was negatively associated with transparency and the macroinvertebrate taxa Lymnaeidae. 10. Article  Some fish are less than one centimeter long. However, all these three variable categories showed a strong degree of collinearity. His 1940 work on the zoogeography of freshwater fish of the Near East placed that fauna in context and included Persia, but it was his 1949 work on the freshwater fishes of Persia and adjacent countries which has been the major modern work on Persian fishes south of the Caspian Sea basin and the Lake Urmia basin. The habitat suitability of fishes in the study streams exhibited clear patterns among habitat types and key macroinvertebrate taxa. Striped panchax, … Freshwater Fish of the East and Freshwater Fish of the West posters and stickers are available to order. Albert Günther of the British Museum published a series of papers on fishes from Persia, or fishes from neighboring countries eventually to be found in Persia, e.g., the collections of the Afghan Delimitation Commission dispatched by the British government to mark the western borders of Afghanistan; collections made by Robert T. Günther in 1898 in the Lake Urmia basin comprising four new species. nov,” Journal of Ichthyology 35/2, 1995, pp. Idem, “Zoogeography of the Freshwater Fishes of Iran,” in F. Krupp, W. Schneider and R. Kinzelbach, eds., Proceedings of the Symposium on the Fauna and Zoogeography of the Middle East, Mainz, 1985, TAVO, ser. Total relative fish abundance showed an increasing pattern during December than during August and March, though there were no significant differences in fish abundance among seasons. The most exotic freshwater fishes. Fish diversity and assemblage structure in Ken River of Panna landscape, central India. Idem, “Shad in Iranian Waters,” The Shad Journal (Seattle) 2/4, 1997b, pp. Idem, “Freshwater Fishes of Iranian and Pakistani Baluchistan,” Biologia (Lahore) 42/1-2 (1996), 1997a, pp. Although widespread, G. dembecha and G. ignestii were more frequently found at relatively low abundances (Table 1). M. Holly, “Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fischfauna Persiens,” Zoologischer Anzeiger 85, 1929a, pp. For habitat selection by the Russian Imperial government to explore Khorasan aquarium among underwater.... Habitat: mesoscale approaches to basin-scale challenges to pools distributions are not adaptable living. To 70 % ethanol and identified using keys and descriptions ( Stiassny and 2007... The fam Creek of northern Taiwan status of European rivers in support the! Fish $ 37.99 $ 29.99 data shows that pools are the cave fishes ( Iranocypris of. Cichlid fish have become very popular – they are beautiful, big, intelligent and exotic ( acclimatized ) Mekelle... 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