Hussein, University of Basrah, Ch. Hassannia, Jahad-e Sazandegi, Tehran, M. Then the reservoir water level fluctuates—engineers partially drain the reservoir in summer to accommodate flood waters and raise it again at the end of flood season to generate power—and the abrupt change in water pressure further disturbs the land.
In some instances there were several scales at the anal fin origin which overlapped each other very closely. Caudal fin ray counts are remarkably uniform within families.
Radiographs were often useful to confirm counts made under a microscope. The smaller fish often had very small rakers at each end of the arch. There are various methods of measuring and counting anatomical features of fishes.
Removal of arches for a more careful examination may also damage or destroy the finer rakers which are intimately associated with the tissues adjacent to the arches. The study of fishes is now a very active field within Iran and the Middle East. Most fish spawn in the spring. The aftermath of the earthquakes hat the reservoir created and continue to create leave China devastated.
Al-Faisal, Basrah University, A. These are listed below in alphabetical order with their affiliations at the time of their contribution sometimes only email addresses were known; and apologies if any titles are missing: Almost all counts were made from radiographs.
Alamdari, Organization of the Environment, Shiraz, A. Medical Center in Washington, D. According to Fan, changing the water level strains them. Khaefi, Shiraz University, Dr. These collections together effectively cover all the major drainages of Iran and provide the best foundation yet assembled for a study on this ichthyofauna.
Any scale partially or wholly straddling the dorsal fin origin was counted as one scale.
All of these environmental issues oppose a massive threat to China. Accordingly, is the last year that this work is updated although some systematic and taxonomic studies may still be incorporated. In certain cases, it was evident from the presence of a socket that a tooth had been lost.
Behnke I have been able to examine this material in Fort Collins and make extended loans for study in Ottawa. Iranian populations are often referred to distinct subspecies and occur at the southern limit of the species range. Herdson, The Laboratory, Plymouth, E.
The snails used to breed on small flood plain islands where annual flooding prevented a population explosion. Such as clubs, labor unions, etc. The collections are poor in inhabitants of the main current of large rivers and in the deep water species of the Caspian Sea.
I have also continued the count onto the caudal fin in some species for a total count as this sometimes proved useful in comparison with counts in older literature. The Research Council of Pahlavi University funded field trips and is gratefully acknowledged for this support.
The guide is aimed at a mixed audience, including scientists familiar with ichthyology to whom some introductory sections of this work will be superfluous, and those whose knowledge of fishes is embryonic or who may have limited access to literature sources.Latest breaking news, including politics, crime and celebrity.
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