Five newly recorded Cyprinid fish (Teleostei: Cypriniformes) to Myanmar

Tao Qin1,2, Zhi-Ying Chen1,2, Lu-Lu Xu1,2,3, Paing Zaw1,4, Yunn Mi Mi Kyaw4, Kyaw Win Maung4, Xiao-Yong Chen1,2,*

1 Southeast Asia Biodiversity Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yezin Nay Pyi Taw 05282, Myanmar

2 Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming Yunnan 650223, China

3 Kunming Collage of Life Science, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming Yunnan 650204, China

4 Forest Research Institute, Yezin Nay Pyi Taw 05282, Myanmar

PubYear: 2017

Volume: 38(5)


Page number: 1-10

Abstract: Freshwater fish from the Putao and Myitkyina areas were collected in three ichthyofaunal surveys of the Mali Hka River and tributaries in and around Khakaborazi National Park and Hponkanrazi Wildlife Sanctuary, Kachin State, from 2014–2016. Tor yingjiangensis Chen et Yang 2004, Tor qiaojiensisWu et al. 1977, Garra qiaojiensis Wu et al. 1977, Garra bispinosa Zhang 2005, and Schizothorax oligolepis Huang 1985, originally described from the upper Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwaddy) River in China, are first reported herein as new records to Myanmar. Counts, measurements, descriptions, photographs, and distributions of the specimens of the five newly recorded species are provided.

Key words: New record; Cyprinidae; Mali Hka River; Irrawaddy; Myanmar