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Monographs and chapters from collective monographs for 2002-2006
  1. Golubtsov, A.S., Dgebuadze, Yu.Yu., and Mina, M.V. 2002. Fishes of the Ethiopian Rift Valley. Pp. 167-258 in: Ethiopian Rift Valley Lakes, Tudorancea, C. and Taylor, W. D. (eds.) Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, Holland, 289 p.
  2. D.V.Serov, V.K.Nezdoliy, D.S.Pavlov. Fishes of the River Cai. Moscow, Nha Trang, GEOS, 2003, P.163.
  3. Bath H. Harrison I.J., Miller P.J., Pinchuk V.I., Vasil'eva E.D., Vasil'ev V.P The freshwater fishes of Europe. V. 8/I. Mugilidae, Atherinidae, Atherinopsidae, Blenniidae, Odontobutidae, Gobiidae 1. Miller P.J. (ed.). 2003. AULA-Verlag. 404 pp.
  4. Economidis P.S., Economou A.N., Harrison I.J., Madurelli T., Miller P.J., Pinchuk V.I., Vasil'eva E.D., Vasil'ev V.P. 2004. The freshwater fishes of Europe. V. 8/II. Gobiidae 2 (Miller P.J., ed.). AULA-Verlag. 478 pp.
  5. Ruban G.I. The Siberian Sturgeon Acipenser baerii Brandt. Species structure and Ecology. Rosental H.K. (ed). World Sturgeon Conservation Society. Special Publication Series. Special Publication No 1. Norderstedt. Germany. 2005. 203 p.
  6. Serov D.V., Nezdoliy V.K., Pavlov D.S. The freshwater fishes of central Vietnam. M.: KMK Scientific Press Ltd. 2006. 1-364.

List of articles in reviewed Russian (with English version) and foreign journals for 2002-2006
  1. Reshetnikov Yu.S., Popova O.A., Kashulin N.A., Lukin A.A., Amundsen P.-A. Development of an index to assess the effect of heavy metal pollution on fish populations. Arch. Hydrobiol. Spec. Issues Advanc. Limnol. 2002. V. 57, p. 221-231.
  2. Bohn T., Amundsen P.-A., Popova O., Reshetnikov Y.S., Staldvik F.J. Predator avoidance by coregonids: Can habitat choice be explained by size-related prey vulnerability? Arch. Hydrobiol. Spec. Issues Advanc. Limnol. 2002. V. 57, p. 183-197.
  3. Amundsen P.-A., Bohn T., Popova O.A., Staldvik F.J., Reshetnikov Yu.S., Kashulin N.A., Lukin A.A. Ontogenetic niche shifts and resource partitioning in a subarctic piscivore fish guild. Hydrobiologia. 2003. V. 497, p. 109-119.
  4. Bobyrev A., Burmensky V., Vasil'ev V., Kriksunov E., Lebedeva E. Coexistence of triploid and diploid forms of spined loach, Cobitis taenia: a model-based approach. Folia Biologica. 2003. V. 51(Suppl.), p. 55-60.
  5. Vasil'ev V.P., Akimova N.V., Emel'yanova N.G., Pavlov D.A., Vasil'eva E.D. Reproductive capacities in the polyploid males of spined loaches from the unisexual-bisexual complex, occurred in the Moscow River. Folia biologica. 2003. V. 51 (Suppl), p. 67-73.
  6. Gisbert E., Ruban G.I. Ontogenetic behavior of Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baerii: a synthesis between laboratory tests and field data. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 2003. V. 67, p. 311-319.
  7. Golubtsov A.S., Moots K.A. and Dzerjinskii K.F. Jaw dentition in the African catfishes Andersonia (Amphiliidae) and Siluranodon (Schilbeidae) previously considered toothless. J. Fish Biol. 2004. V. 64, p. 146-158.
  8. Golubtsov A.S., Dimmick W.W., Redeat Habteselassie. Threatened fishes of the world: Barbus ethiopicus Zolezzi, 1939 (Cyprinidae). Env. Biol. Fish. 2004. V. 70, p. 1-66. 3.2.16. Reshetnikov Yu.S. Coregonid fishes in Arctic waters. Ann. Zool. Fennici. 2004. V. 41, p. 3-41.
  9. Birstein V., Ruban G.I. A comment on the Siberian, Acipenser baerii, and Russian Acipenser gueldenstaedtii, sturgeons. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 2004. V. 70, p. 91-92.
  10. Golubtsov A.S., Dzerjinskii K. F., Prokofiev A.M. Four rows of pharyngeal teeth in an aberrant specimen of the small African barb Barbus paludinosus (Cyprinidae): novelty or atavistic alteration? Journal of Fish Biology. 2005. V. 67, p. 286-291.
  11. Janko K., Vasil'ev V.P., Rab P., Rabova M., Slechtova V., Vasil'eva E.D. Genetic and morphological analyses of 50-chromosome spined loaches (Cobitis, Cobitidae, Pisces) from the Black Sea basin that are morphologically similar to C. taenia, with the description of a new species. Folia Zoologica. 2005. V. 54, 4, p. 405-420.
  12. Golubtsov, A.S., Berendzen, P.B. A review of the small barbs (Barbus, Cyprinidae) with a serrated dorsal spine from Ethiopia, with a discussion of the origin of forms with a reduced dorsal spine from the White Nile and Omo River tributaries. Journal of Ichthyology. 2005. V. 45 (Suppl. 1), p. 58-88.
  13. Birstein V., Ruban G., Ludvig A., Doukakis P., DeSalle R. The enigmatic Caspian Sea Russian sturgeon: how many cryptic forms does it contain? Systematics and Biodiversity. 2005. 3. 2. P. 203-218.
  14. Culling M.A., Janko K., Boron A., Vasil'ev V.P., Cote I.M., Hewitt G.M. European colonization of the spined loach Cobitis taenia from Ponto-Caspian refugia based on mitochondrial DNA variation. Molecular Ecology. 2006. V. 15, p. 173-190.
  15. Vasil'eva E. D., Vasil'ev V. P. Cobitis pontica sp. nova - a new spined loach species (Cobitidae) from the Bulgarian waters. Journal of Ichthyology. 2006. V. 46 (Suppl. 1), p. 15-20.
  16. Akimova N.V., Goriounova V.B., Mikodina E.V., Nikolskaya M.P., Shagayeva V.G., Shatunovskii M.I., Sokolva S.A. Abnormalities in Sturgen gametogenesis and postembryonal ontogeny. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 2006. V. 22 (Suppl. 1), VI-IX Berlin. P. 213-220.

Best publications for 1997-2001:
  1. Popova O.A., Reshetnikov Y.S., Kiyashko V.I., Dgebuadze Y.Y., Mikheev V.N. Ruffe from the former USSR: variability within the largest part of its natural range. J. Great Lakes Res. 1998. V. 24(2), p. 263-284.
  2. Golubtsov A.S., Berendzen P.B., Annett C.A. 1999. Morphological variation and taxonomic status of the Altai osmans Oreoleuciscus from the upper reaches of the Ob River system. J. Fish. Biol. 1999. V. 54, p. 878-899.
  3. Vasil'ev V.P. Polyploidization by reticular speciation in Acipenseriform evolution: a working hypothesis. J. Appl. Ichthyol. 1999. V. 15, p. 29-31.
  4. Reshetnikov Y.S., Popova O.A., Mochek A.D., Shatunovsky M.I. et al. Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba. Smithsonian Institution Press, US. 2001. 252 pp.

List of articles in other Russian (with English version) and foreign scientific journals and collected articles, including the articles published in proceedings of conferences:
  1. Pavlov D.S., Shatunovsky M.I. Biodiversity Conservation in Russia. Encyclopedia of Life Support systems. 2003. v.3. part.20. Paris, UNESCO, p.1095-1099.
  2. Freyhof J., Serov D., Nga N.T. Witte K.-E. Redescription of Microne-macheilus taeniatus (Pelle-grin&Chevey,1936) with new data on the distribution in Annam, Vietnam (Cypriniformes, Balitoridae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwater. 2003. Koeln.
  3. Freyhof J., Serov D., Nga N.T. Witte K.-E. The genus Schistura in Central Vietnam with the rediscription of Schistura spiloptera (Val.) and the diagnosis of 10 new species (Cypriniformes, Balitoridae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwater. 2003. Koeln.
  4. Freyhof J., Serov D., Nga N.T. A new species of Nemacheilus from Central Vietnam, (Cypriniformes, Balitoridae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwater. 2003. Koeln.
  5. Golubtsov A.S., and Mina M.V. Fish species diversity in the main drainage systems of Ethiopia: Current state of knowledge and research perspectives. Ethiopian Journal of Natural Resources. 2004. V. 5, 2, p. 281-318.