Hussain N.A., Naiama A.K., Al-Hassan L.A.J., 1988. Annotated check list of the fish fauna of Khor Al-Zubair, north west of the Arabian Gulf, Iraq. Acta Ichthyol. Piscat. 18 (1): 17-24.
The ichthyofauna of Khor Al-Zubair Area, north west of the Arabian Gulf is dominated by Clupeidae (8.7%) and to a lesser extent by Dasyatidae, Carangidae, Sciaenidae and Mugilidae (5%) for each of them. The total number of species is 80, belonging to 46 families.