Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus Freyhof & Geiger, 2017
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Family:  Nemacheilidae ()
Max. size:  7.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Lesser Zab drainage, Iraq.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal soft rays: 5-5. Oxynoemacheilus zarzianus can be diagnosed from all its congeners in Tigris drainage by a combination of non-unique characters: a member of the species group (Oxynoemacheilus chomanicus, O. frenatus, O. gyndes; O. hazarensis, O. kentritesensis, O. kiabii, O. zagrosensis) which have no suborbital groove in males (vs. present in O. bergainus, O.. euphraticus; O. hanae, O. longipinnis, O. karunensis, O. kurdistanicus and O. parvinae) and slightly emarginate or truncate caudal fin (deeply emarginate or forked in O. chomanicus, O. frenatus, O. gyndes; O. hazarensis, O. kentritesensis, O. kiabii, O. zagrosensis) which have no suborbital groove in males (vs. present in O. bergainus, O.. euphraticus; O. hanae, O. longipinnis, O. bergainus, O. euphraticus; O. hanae, O. longipinnis, O. karunensis, O. kurdistanicus and O. parvinae) (Ref. 115565).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 27.12.17

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