M. Ozulu & J. Freyhofg, 2008
Capoeta turani, a new species of barbel from River Seyhan, Turkey (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)Abstract
Capoeta turani, new species, from Seyhan drainage, southern Anatolia, is distinguished from other Anatolian Capoeta by having 64-70 total scales in lateral line, head and lateral body silvery with few distinct, small black spots in adults and juveniles, last simple dorsal-fin ray strong, spinous, strongly serrated and shorter than head. Capoeta barroisi persica and C. b. mandica from Iran are re-examined. Capoeta mandica represents a valid species; the status of C. b. persica is not yet clear.
M. Ozulu & J. Freyhofg
Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 289-296, 2008