Oxynoemacheilus hanae Freyhof & Abdullah, 2017
photo by Freyhof, J.

Family:  Nemacheilidae (Brook loaches)
Max. size:  6.1 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: upper Sirwan drainage, Tigris basin in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal soft rays: 5-5. Oxynoemacheilus hanae differs from other congeners in the Tigris drainage by a combination of non-unique characters. It is a member of species group (O. bergianus, O. euphraticus, O longipinnis, O. karunensis, O. kurdistanicus, O. parvinae) with suborbital groove in males (vs. absent in O. chomanicus, O. frenatus, O. gyndes, O. kiabii and O. zagrosensis) and caudal fin deeply emarginate (vs. slightly emarginate or truncate in O. chomanicus, O frenatus, . gyndes, O kiabii and O. zagrosensis) (Ref. 115651).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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