The ichthyofauna of headwaters of three riverine systems in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province in southwest of Iran

Document Type: Regular Paper

Authors

1 Department of Biology, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

2 Department of Natural Resources, Arsanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arsanjan, Iran

Abstract

 
This study was conducted to determine taxonomic feature of fishes from the headwaters of three riverine systems in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province (K & B) in southwestern Iran during 2011 to 2013. Fifteen species belonging to 4 families, and 3 orders from the Karun river system, 10 species belonging to 4 families and 3 orders from the Zohreh river system and 8 species belonging to 2 families and 2 orders from the Jarrahi river system were identified. In total 19 species were collected, including 14 natives, 4 endemics and 1 exotic.

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