Desert fish „under cover“ – newly discovered diversity on the Arabian Peninsula

The landscape of Oman is characterized by vast desert landscapes and barren, dry high mountain ranges. When one hears of newly discovered freshwater fish, few people think of the desert state in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula. Studies by the Natural History Museum in Vienna now show that the fish diversity in this arid region was previously underestimated.

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft