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Astyanax ajuricaba: a new species from the Amazon basin in Brazil (Characiformes: Characidae)

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Author(s):
Marinho, Manoela M. F. [1] ; Lima, Flavio C. T. [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Lab Ictiol, Dept Bot & Zool, BR-15054000 Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, BR-04299970 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Neotropical Ichthyology; v. 7, n. 2, p. 169-174, APR-JUN 2009.
Web of Science Citations: 16
Abstract

A new Astyanax species is described from several localities in the rio Negro, rio Solimoes and lower rio Tapajos basins, Amazon basin, Brazil. The new species is distinguished from all remaining characids by its unique color pattern consisting of the combination of presence of a conspicuous, narrow dark midlateral stripe, a well-developed vertically-elongated dark humeral spot, and upper caudal-fin lobe and middle caudal-fin rays dark, with a rounded clear ocellated spot present at anterior third of caudal-fin lobe. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 07/02978-7 - Systematics of Brycon (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae) genus: taxonomic revision of species from trans-Andean South America and Central America and Brycon pesu complex and Bryconinae phylogeny and biogeography
Grantee:Flávio César Thadeo de Lima
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate