Pectenocypris nigra, a new danionine species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Danioninae) from Sumatra (Indonesia)

Arif Wibowo, Harald Ahnelt, Endi Kertamihardja

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    A new species of Danioninae, Pectenocypris nigra nov. sp. is described from peat
    swamps in the Riau Province, central Sumatra (Indonesia). The species differs from its
    congeners in the combination of the following characters: a distinct mid-lateral stripe, black spot on the base of the caudal fin, scales pale fawn with blackish margin; 28-30 scales in lateral midline, 7-10 pored lateral line scales, 160 gill-rakers on the first gill arch, and a short and deep caudal peduncle.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)137-142
    Number of pages6
    JournalActa Biologica Turcica
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016

    Austrian Fields of Science 2012

    • 106043 Systematic zoology

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