Review of the bitterlings of Iran (Family Acheilognathidae)

Brian W. Coad


The systematics, morphology, distribution, biology and economic importance of the bitterlings of Iran are described, the species is illustrated, and a bibliography on this fish in Iran is provided. There is a single species, Rhodeus amarus, found in the Caspian Sea basin and introduced to the Lake Urmia and Tigris River basins.


Biology, Morphology, Rhodeus.

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