Capoeta pyragyi Jouladeh-Roudbar, Eagderi, Murillo-Ramos, Ghanavi & Doadrio, 2017
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  15.58 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Tireh and Sezar Rivers, Tigris River drainage in Iran.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13; Anal soft rays: 8-8. Capoeta pyragyi differs from other congeners in Iran by following combination of characters, none of them unique: relatively high and laterally compressed body; sexually dimorphic with mouth arched in male and straight in female; 4 unbranched and 8-9 branched dorsal-fin rays, its outer margin concave; 18-26 long serrae along its 50-60% of posterior margin, narrowly spaced and moderately strong; 17-19 gill rakers, 13-15 on lower limb; 24-26 scales around caudal peduncle; Lateral line complete with 68-76 scales; 13-16 scales between dorsal-fin origin and lateral line and 8-10 between anal-fin origin and lateral line (Ref. 116759).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.12.17

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