Emmanuel Vreven

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Emmanuel Vreven

  • Royal Museum for Central Africa, Leuvensesteenweg 13, B-3080 Tervuren, Belgium.
  • E-mail: emmanuel.vreven@africamuseum.be

Beschriebene Taxa



  • Vreven, E.J. & Teugels, G.G. 1997. Aethiomastacembelus traversi, a new spiny-eel from the Zaïre River basin, Africa (Synbranchiformes: Mastacembelidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 8 (1): 81-87. Zitatseite 


  • Vreven, E.J. 2004. Aethiomastacembelus shiloangoensis, a new spiny-eel from the Shiloango River basin, Africa (Synbranchiformes: Mastacembelidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 15 (2): 97-104. Zitatseite 
  • Vreven, E.J. 2005. Redescription of Mastacembelus ophidium Günther, 1893 (Synbranchiformes: Mastacembelidae) and description of a new spiny eel from Lake Tanganyika. Journal of Natural History, 39 (18): 1539-1560. Zitatseite 
  • Vreven, E.J. 2005. Mastacembelidae (Teleostei; Synbranchiformes) subfamily division and African generic division: an evaluation. Journal of Natural History, 39 (4): 351-370. Zitatseite 
  • Vreven, E.J. 2007. Monodactylidae (pp. 441-444), Mastacembelidae (pp. 549-570), Paralichthyidae (pp. 588-591). In
  • Stiassny, M.L.J., Teugels, G.G. & Hopkins, C.D. 2008. Poissons d'eaux douces et saumâtres de basse Guinée, ouest de l'Afrique centrale - The fresh and brackish water fishes of Lower Guinea, West-Central Africa, Band 2. IRD, MNHN, MRAC, Paris, Tervuren. 603pp. Zitatseite  Zitatseite 



  • Decru, E., Snoeks, J. & Vreven, E. 2015. Taxonomic evaluation of the Hepsetus from the Congo basin with the revalidation of H. microlepis (Teleostei: Hepsetidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 26 (3): 273–287. (Abstract) Zitatseite 



  • Manda, B.K., Snoeks, J., Manda, A.C. & Vreven, E. 2018. Hidden species diversity in Raiamas salmolucius (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from the Congo basin: two new species based on morphometric evidence. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, Published 17 August 2018. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Moelants, T., Snoeks, J. & Vreven, E. 2018. Distichodus kasaiensis and D. ingae, two new distichodontid species (Characiformes: Distichodontidae) from the Congo basin. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 28 (2): 177-192. (Abstract) Zitatseite 
  • Nagy, B. & Vreven, E. 2018. Micropanchax petnehazyi, a new species of lampeye cyprinodontiform from the Lufira drainage, Democratic Republic of Congo (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 28 (2): 157-169. (Abstract) Zitatseite 
  • Schedel, F.D.B., Vreven, E.J.W.M.N., Manda, B.K., Abwe, E., Manda, A.C. & Schliewen, U.K. 2018. Description of five new rheophilic Orthochromis species (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Upper Congo drainage in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Zootaxa, 4461 (3): 301–349. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Skelton, P.H., Swartz, E.R. & Vreven, E.J. 2018. The identity of Barbus capensis Smith, 1841 and the generic status of southern African tetraploid cyprinids (Teleostei, Cyprinidae). European Journal of Taxonomy, 410: 1–29. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Vreven, E.J.W.M.N., Musschoot, T., Decru, E., Wamuini Lunkayilakio, S., Obiero, K., Cerwenka, A.F. & Schliewen, U.K. 2018. The complex origins of mouth polymorphism in the Labeobarbus (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) of the Inkisi River basin (Lower Congo, DRC, Africa): insights from an integrative approach. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zly049, Published: 10 September 2018. (doi) Zitatseite 



  • Bragança, P.H.N., Smith, T.G., Vreven, E.J.W.M.N. & Chakona, A. 2020. Integrative taxonomy reveals hidden diversity in the southern African darters genus Nannocharax Günther 1867 (Characiformes: Distichodontidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 97 (6): 1713-1723. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Bragança, P.H.N., van der Zee, J.R., Sonnenberg, R. & Vreven, E.J.W.M.N. 2021. Description of two new miniature species of Hylopanchax Poll & Lambert, 1965 (Cyprinodontiformes: Procatopodidae) from northeastern Gabon, with an updated diagnosis of the genus based on morphology, colouration and osteology. Journal of Fish Biology, 98 (3): 655-667. Vorab publiziert: 30. Oktober 2020. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Kisekelwa, T., Snoeks, J. & Vreven, E. 2020. An annotated checklist of the fish fauna of the river systems draining the Kahuzi-Biega National Park (Upper Congo: eastern DR Congo). Journal of Fish Biology, 96 (3): [1-22] 700-721. (doi) Zitatseite