Review of Persian Paraschistura

The loaches of the genus Paraschistura are small, cryptic fishes widespread in the tributaries of the lower Tigris and in the rivers flowing to the Persian Gulf. We reviewed the Iranian species in detail and describe six new species.

Freyhof J., G. Sayyadzadeh, H. R. Esmaeili & M. Geiger, 2015. Review of the genus Paraschistura from Iran with description of six new species (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 26:1-48.