Chondrostoma orientale Bianco & Bănărescu, 1982

Oriental nase, Kor nase



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 2005 (Sayyadzadeh and Roudbar, 2014)




Kor River basin, Iran


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bianco, P. G. and Bănărescu, P. (1982). A contribution to the knowledge of the Cyprinidae of Iran (Pisces, Cypriniformes). Cybium 6: 75-96.

Other references:

Jouladeh-Roudbar, A., Ghanavi, H. R. and Doadrio, I. (2020). Ichthyofauna from Iranian freshwater: annotated checklist, diagnosis, taxonomy, distribution and conservation assessment. Zool Stud 59: 21. [automatic download; Warning: 113MB file]

Moezzi, Sayyed Ali, Keivany, Yazdan and Elvira, Benigno. (2020). Comparative osteology of Chondrostoma orientale and C. nasus. Nova Biologica Reperta 7(3): 278-284. (in Persian)

Sayyadzadeh, G. and Roudbar, A. J. (2014). Occurrence of Lernaea cyprinacea (Crustacea: Copepoda) in an endemic cyprinid fish, Chondrostoma orientale Bianco &Banarescu, 1982 from the Kor River Basin, southwestern Iran. Iranian Journal of Ichthyology 1(3): 214-217.


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