Fishes from Lake Yaxhá, Mayan Biosphere Reserve, Petén, Guatemala

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Barrientos, Christian ; Elías, Diego ; Quintana, Yasmín (2015)
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15560/11.5.1751
  • Subject: ichthyofauna | Central America | Mayan Biosphere Reserve | electrofishing | artisanal fishery

The Mayan Biosphere Reserve is the largest protected area in Guatemala. Lake Yaxhá is located inside the core zone. Using electrofishing, seines and gillnets we assessed the fish richness and community in 2011. We collected 18 species distributed in seven families, with... View more
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