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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
This paper used the results of a research project entitled biodiversity of inland water fishes of Iran which was carried out from 2005 to 2010. Some 3500 fish specimens were obtained from different basins of Iran by using electrofishing method, cast net, gill net and hook. Using criteria such as size, shape and color, some of them are considered suitable to keep in aquarium. Due to the results 25 species from 11 Genera belong to 4 families Cyprinidae, Cyprinodontidae, Cobitidae and Nemacheilidae are regarded suitable to be introduced as aquarium fishes.