A new genus and species of cyprinid fish (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) from the Arabian Peninsula, and its phylogenetic and zoogeographic affinities

@article{Borkenhagen2014ANG,
  title={A new genus and species of cyprinid fish (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) from the Arabian Peninsula, and its phylogenetic and zoogeographic affinities},
  author={Kai Borkenhagen},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2014},
  volume={97},
  pages={1179-1195}
}
  • K. Borkenhagen
  • Published 4 August 2014
  • Biology
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
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