Taxonomic composition and current state of Ichtyofauna of Uzbekistan

Abstract :

The review considers the taxonomic composition and the current state of the diversity of fish in Uzbekistan's natural waterbodies. Currently, in Uzbekistan probably 73 species of fish live, belonging to 55 genera, 17 families, 13 orders. Of these, 48 species are aborigines, 17 are endemics to the Aral Sea basin, 30 are alien species, 26 are commercial species. For almost half of the species, scientific names and systematic position were changed in the 21st century.

Keyword :

Ichthyofauna, taxonomy, zoogeography, aborigines, endemics, alien species, commercial species, Uzbekistan

Author(s) : Mirabdullayev, I., Saparov, A.
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Published Issue : 2022 Vol. 17 Number 1

2022 Vol. 17 Number 1