After a long long time without news I thought it would be worth listing what we have achieved with the support of the FREDIE team:

Geiger, M.F., C. Schreiner, G. B. Delmastro, F. Herder. Combining geometric morphometrics with molecular genetics to investigate a putative hybrid complex - a case study with barbels (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Barbus spp.) Journal of Fish Biology (accepted).

G.P.J. Denys, M. F. Geiger, H. Persat, P. Keith, A. Dettai. - Invalidity of Gasterosteus gymnurus (Cuvier, 1829) (Actinopterygii, Gasterosteidae) according to integrative taxonomy. Cybium, in press.

Esmaeili, H. R., Pirvar, Z., Ebrahimi, M., M. F. Geiger. Karyological and molecular analysis of three endemic loaches (Actinopterygii: Cobitoidea) from Kor River basin, Iran. Molecular Biology Research Communications 2015;4(1):1-13 (2015).

N.A. Hamidan, M.F. Geiger, J.Freyhof. Garra jordanica, a new species from the Dead Sea basin with remarks on the relationship of G. ghorensis, G. tibanica and G. rufa (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 25(3), 223-236 (2014).

S.J. Pfleiderer, M.F. Geiger, F. Herder. Aphanius marassantensis, a new killifish from the Kızılırmak drainage in northern Anatolia (Cyprinodontiformes: Cyprinodontidae). Zootaxa 3887 (5): 569-582.

T. Knebelsberger, A.R. Dunz, D. Neumann, M.F. Geiger. Molecular Diversity of Germany’s Freshwater Fishes and Lampreys assessed by DNA barcoding. Mol. Ecol. Res. online in advance of print doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12322 (2014).

J. Freyhof, H.R. Esmaeili, G. Sayyadzadeh, and M.F. Geiger. Review of the crested loaches of the genus Paracobitis from Iran and Iraq with the description of four new species Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 25(1), 11-38 (2014).

Geiger, M.F., F. Herder, M. Monaghan, V. Almanda, R. Barbieri, M. Bariche, P. Berrebi, J. Bohlen, M. Casal-Lopez, G. Delmastro, G. Denys, A. Dettai, J.I. Doadrio, E. Kalogianni, H. Kärst, M. Kottelat, M. Kovacic, M. Laporte, M. Lorenzoni, Z. Marčić, M. Özulug, A. Perdices, S. Perea, H. Persat, S. Porcelotti, C. Puzzi, J. Robalo, R. Sanda, M. Schneider, V. Slechtova, M. Stoumboudi, S. Walter, J. Freyhof. Spatial Heterogeneity in the Mediterranean Biodiversity Hotspot affects Barcoding accuracy in Freshwater Fishes. Mol. Ecol. Res, (2014; doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12257).

H.R. Esmaeili, G. Sayyadzadeh, M. Özuluğ, M.F. Geiger, J. Freyhof. Three new species of Turcinoemacheilus from Iran and Turkey (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 24(3), 257-273 (2014).

J. Freyhof, H. Kärst, M.F. Geiger. Valencia robertae, a new killifish from southern Greece (Cyprinodontiformes: Valenciidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwaters 24(4), 289-298 (2014).


Thanks to all the colleagues who have contributed and apologies to all those who are still waiting for some manuscripts to be finished...I am on it.