, Volume 109, Issue 3, pp 275–278 | Cite as

A canthobrama centisquama Heckel and the validity of the genus Mirogrex Goren, Fishelson and Trewavas (Osteichthyes: Cyprinidae)

  • Brian W. Coad


The poorly known cyprinid fish Acanthobrama centisquama is re-described and its distribution is clarified. It is found in the Orontes basin and not waters around Damascus. The genus Mirogrex is synonymised with Acanthobrama.


Cyprinidae Middle East taxonomy zoogeography Acanthobrama Mirogrex 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian W. Coad
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  1. 1.Ichthyology SectionNational Museum of Natural SciencesOttawaCanada

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