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New species of glass knifefish genus Eigenmannia (Gymnotiformes: Sternopygidae) with comments on the morphology and function of the enlarged cephalic lateral-line canals of Sternopygidae

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Author(s):
Peixoto, Luiz A. W. [1] ; Pastana, Murilo N. L. [2] ; Ballen, Gustavo A. [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, Secao Peixes, Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Smithsonian Inst, Div Fishes, Dept Vertebrate Zool, Natl Museum Nat Hist, Washington, DC 20560 - USA
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Fish Biology; v. 98, n. 1, p. 142-153, JAN 2021.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

A new species ofEigenmanniais described from the Rio Parana (the Grande, Paranapanema and Tiete basins). This new species is distinguished from all congeners by colouration pattern, position of the mouth, relative depth of posterodorsal expansion on infraorbitals 1 + 2, number of teeth, osteological features, number of rows of scales above lateral line (LL) and morphometric data. Comments on the widened cephalic lateral-line canals of Sternopygidae and a dichotomous key to the species ofEigenmanniafrom the Rio Parana Basin are provided. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/11558-5 - Fossil freshwater fishes and the biogeography of Northern South America
Grantee:Gustavo Adolfo Ballen Chaparro
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)
FAPESP's process: 18/05084-1 - Evolution of the skeletal musculature of the Gymnotiformes (Teleostei: Ostariophysi)
Grantee:Luiz Antonio Wanderley Peixoto
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 16/02253-1 - Paleoichthyology of the Sincelejo formation (late Pliocene) in northern Colombia
Grantee:Gustavo Adolfo Ballen Chaparro
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate (Direct)
FAPESP's process: 16/19075-9 - Diversity and evolution of Gymnotiformes (Teleostei, Ostariophysi)
Grantee:Naercio Aquino Menezes
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants