A preliminary inventory of the catfishes of the lower Rio Nhamundá, Brazil (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes)

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Rupert Collins; Emanuell Duarte Ribeiro; Valéria Nogueira Machado; Tomas Hrbek; Izeni Farias;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
  • Journal: issue 3issn: 1314-2836, eissn: 1314-2828
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4426332, doi: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e4162
  • Subject: Molecular Genetics | Guiana Shield | Catalogues and Checklists | Freshwater Biota & Ecosystems | Biodiversity | Amazon Basin | Biogeography | Biodiversity: Species, Ecosystems & Conservation | Chordata | Checklist | Taxonomy | Animalia | QH301-705.5 | Amazon | Taxonomic Paper | Nomenclature | Ichthyology | Siluriformes | Actinopterygii | Biology (General)

Abstract The Rio Nhamundá is a poorly-known clearwater river draining the southern Guiana Shield of Brazil. In this study we report the findings of a preliminary ichthyological survey, focusing on catfishes (Siluriformes). We identify a total of 36 species (31 genera, s... View more
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