Contrbtion to the biology of Zagros tooth-carp, Aphanius vladykovi (Cyprinodontidae) in central Iran

@article{Keivany2004ContrbtionTT,
  title={Contrbtion to the biology of Zagros tooth-carp, Aphanius vladykovi (Cyprinodontidae) in central Iran},
  author={Yazdan Keivany and Nasrollah Mahboobi Soofiani},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={71},
  pages={165-169}
}
We studied some aspects of the biology of the Zagros tooth-carp, Aphanius vladykovi, an endemic and poorly known species from Chahar-Mahall-va-Bakhtiari province in central Iran, by regular monthly collections and direct observation in aquaria over a full year. We collected individuals from Modar-Dokhtar spring of Gandoman region; we preserved some in formalin and transferred some alive to aquaria. The stomach contents consisted mostly of freshwater crustaceans, suggesting a carnivorous habit… CONTINUE READING

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