Ichthyological Research

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List of Papers (Total 46)

Meiotic chromosome configurations in oocytes of Cobitis taenia and its polyploid hybrids

Diploid and triploid hybrid females of Cobitis as a rule produce unreduced eggs which mainly develop gynogenetically, but some of the eggs incorporate sperm genome and develop into triploids and tetraploids, respectively. Here, we observed for the first time the meiotic chromosomes in the germinal vesicles (GVs) of mature oocytes of three diploid C. taenia (2n = 48) and 20 ...

Early development and allometric growth patterns of rheophilic cyprinid common dace Leuciscus leuciscus (Cyprinidae: Leuciscinae)

The present work is the first comprehensive description of easily recognizable morphological changes, allometric growth, and behaviour during early ontogeny of endangered common dace Leuciscus leuciscus, establishing a reference for its normal development under laboratory conditions. Based on the external morphology, three different periods and eight characteristic steps (ES9–JS1; ...

The mitogenomic contributions to molecular phylogenetics and evolution of fishes: a 15-year retrospect

This review summarizes the achievements and novel perspectives that our fish mitochondrial genome (mitogenome) project has brought to molecular phylogenetics and evolution of fishes during the last 15 years (1999–2014). To date, we have assembled ≈1,340 whole mitogenome sequences from fishes, publishing 83 mitogenomic papers on all major fish lineages (except agnathans). Those ...

Taxonomy and systematics of tetraodontiform fishes: a review focusing primarily on progress in the period from 1980 to 2014

When the first Indo-Pacific Fish Conference (IPFC1) was held in Sydney in 1981, there were still many problems in the generic- and species-level taxonomy of all tetraodontiform families except for the recently reviewed Triacanthodidae and Triacanthidae. The period from IPFC1 to IPFC9 (1981−2013) was a time of great progress in the taxonomy and systematics of the Tetraodontiformes: ...

Influence of temperature on the growth and survivability of sichel larvae Pelecus cultratus reared under controlled conditions

This study analyzed the influence of temperature on the rearing of sichel Pelecus cultratus larvae under controlled conditions. Five constant temperature regimes were tested: 14 °C, 18 °C, 22 °C, 26 °C and 30 °C. The larvae were reared for 30 days in aquaria with 50 dm3 working capacities. The larvae density was 40 individuals/dm3 and the fish larvae were fed live artemia nauplii. ...

Review of Indo-Pacific coral reef fish systematics: 1980 to 2014

Coral reef fish taxonomy from 1980 to 2014 is reviewed, providing a subjective analysis of new species descriptions, including statistics on the rate of new discoveries, which families and genera have attracted the most taxonomic interest, the main geographic areas for new discoveries, which journals the new taxa were published in, the nationality of authors, the most productive ...

Taxonomy and systematics of larval Indo-Pacific fishes: a review of progress since 1981

This paper reviews progress in research on taxonomy and systematics of larval marine and estuarine fishes in the Indo-Pacific since the first Indo-Pacific Fish Conference in 1981. In 1981, the literature on development of fish larvae in the vast Indo-Pacific region was sparse, scattered and of very uneven quality. During the intervening 33 years, taxonomy of adult Indo-Pacific ...

Obituary

Potential distribution of Tridentiger barbatus (Günther 1861) and Tridentiger nudicervicus (Tomiyama 1934) in the Seto Inland Sea, western Japan

We developed distribution models for two near-threatened gobiid fishes, Tridentiger barbatus and Tridentiger nudicervicus, based on distribution data and geographic variables in the Ariake Sea, the Yatsushiro Sea, and Suonada Bay. Subsequently, we estimated the potential distribution of both species across all areas of the Seto Inland Sea based on the model predictions. The models ...

Announcement

Physiological and genetic basis for variation in migratory behavior in the three-spined stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus

Closely related species of fish often exhibit different migration patterns. Even within species, anadromous and resident populations can be found in a diverse number of taxa. Although several environmental factors that regulate behavioral and physiological changes associated with fish migration have been identified, the genetic mechanisms underlying the variation in the ability to ...