Phenotypic diversity in an endangered freshwater fish Squalius microlepis (Actinopterygii, Leuciscidae)

  title={Phenotypic diversity in an endangered freshwater fish Squalius microlepis (Actinopterygii, Leuciscidae)},
  author={Nina G Bogutskaya and Oleg A. Diripasko and Primo{\vz} Zupan{\vc}i{\vc} and Du{\vs}an Jeli{\'c} and Alexander M. Naseka},
  pages={115 - 147}
Abstract Squalius microlepis was examined from recent and historical collections within the known range of the species with special emphasis on intraspecific variability and variations, and compared to its closest relative species S. tenellus (in total, 193 specimens; 33 absolute and 52 proportional measurements and ratios, and 12 counts including vertebrae). Squalius tenellus was perfectly differentiated in all statistical analyses and can be diagnosed by 76–95 (vs. 64–80) scales in lateral… 


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