Metadata

Garra tashanensis

Mousavi-Savet, Vatandoust, Fatemi and Eagderi 2016

ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
CypriniformesCyprinoideiCyprinidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Iran

Types

Holotype: VMFC GT-H 22mm SL.

Paratypes: VMFC GT-P1 to VMFC GT-P3 (3 specimens) 24-27mm SL.

Distribution

Known only from the type locailty: Tashan Cave, Sarjusher Village, Tashan region, Khuzestan Province, Iran (30o51'91"N, 50o10'49"E) altitude 490m.

Habitat

Tashan Cave is a chemoautotrophic ecology where nutrients are derived from xxxx rather than from the epigean as in the majority of caves (Fatemi et al. 2019, Brad et al. 2021). The cave contains Trogloiranica tashanica (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Moitessieriidae) (Fatemi et al. 2019) and Stenasellus tashanicus (Crustacea, Isopoda, Stenasellidae) (Khalaji-Pirbalouty et al. 2018).

Conservation Status

TLO [NE]

Museum Holdings

As above plus: VMFC GL-NT1 to VMFCGL-NT3 (3 specimens) 55.8-74.0mm SL.

Internet Resources

Zoobank entry

Brian Coad's freshwater fishes of Iran website

Key References

Esmaeili, H.R., Coad, B.W., Gholamifard, A., Nazari, N. and Teimory, A. Journal Article 2010 Annotated сhecklist of the freshwater fishes of Iran
Raeisi, E., and Laumanns, M. Book 2012 Cave Directory of Iran: 3rd edition
Sayyadzadeh, G., Esmaeili, H.R. and Freyhof, J. Journal Article 2015 Garra mondica, a new species from the Mond River drainage with remarks on the genus Garra from the Persian Gulf basin in Iran
Esmaeili, H.R., Sayyadzadeh, G., Coad, B.W. and Eagderi, S. Journal Article 2016 Review of the genus Garra Hamilton, 1822 in Iran with description of a new species: a morpho-molecular approach (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)
Bagheri, M., Goudarzi, F., Zalaghi, A.H. and Savabieasfahani, M. Journal Article 2016 Habitat characteristics and population size of Iranocypris typhlops, the Iran cave barb
Mousavi-Sabet, H., Vatandoust, S., Fatemi, Y. and Eagderi, S. Journal Article 2016 Tashan Cave a new cavefish locality for Iran; and Garra tashanensis, a new blind species from the Tigris River drainage (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)
Teimori, A., Mostafavi, H. and Esmaeli, H.R. Journal Article 2016 An update note on diversity and conservation of the endemic fishes in Iranian inland waters
Hashemzadeh Segherloo, I., Abdoli, A., Eagderi, S., Esmaeili, H.R., Sayyadzadeh, G., Bernatchez, L., Hallerman, E., Geiger, M.F., Ozulug, M., Laroche, J. and Freyhof, J. Journal Article 2017 Dressing down: convergent reduction of the mental disc in Garra (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in the Middle East
Malek-Hosseini, M.J. and Zamani, A. Journal Article 2017 A checklist of subterranean arthropods of Iran
Nebeshwar, K and Vishwanath, W Journal Article 2017 On the snout and oromandibular morphology of genus Garra, description of two new species from the Koladyne River basin in Mizoram, India, and redescription of G. manipurensis (Teleostei: Cyprinidae)
Esmaeili, H.R., Sayyadzadeh, G., Eagderi, S. and Abbasi, K. Journal Article 2018 Checklist of freshwater fishes of Iran
Khalaji-Pirbalouty, V., Fatemi, Y., Malek-Hosseini, M.J. and Kuntner, M. Journal Article 2018 A new species of Stenasellus Dollfus, 1897 from Iran, with a key to the western Asian species (Crustacea, Isopoda, Stenasellidae)
Barmaki, M.D., Rezaei, M., Raeisi, C.E. and Ashjari, J. Journal Article 2019 Comparison of surface and interior karst development in Zagros karst Aaquifers, southwest Iran.
Fatemi, Y., Malek Hosseini, M.-J., Falniowski, A., Hofman, S., Kuntner, M. and Grego, J. Journal Article 2019 Description of a new genus and species as the first gastropod species from caves in Iran
Saemi-Komsari, M., Mousavi-Sabet, H., Sattari, M., Eagderi, S., Vatandoust, S. and Doadrio, I. Journal Article 2020 Descriptive osteology of Garra rossica (Nikolskii 1900)
Zamani-Faradonbe, M., Keivany, Y., Dorafshan, S. and Zhang, E. Journal Article 2021 Two new species of Garra (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from western Iran
Zamani-Faradonbe M. and Keivany Y. Journal Article 2021 Biodiversity and distribution of Garra species (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in Iran