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Molecular analysis reveals hidden diversity in Zungaro (Siluriformes: Pimelodidade): a genus of giant South American catfish

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Autor(es):
Pires, Antonio A. ; Ramirez, Jorge L. ; Galetti, Jr., Pedro M. ; Troy, Waldo P. ; Freitas, Patricia D.
Número total de Autores: 5
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: Genetica; v. 145, n. 3, p. 335-340, JUN 2017.
Citações Web of Science: 1
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The genus Zungaro contains some of the largest catfish in South America. Two valid species are currently recognized: Zungaro jahu, inhabiting the Parana and Paraguay basins, and Zungaro zungaro, occurring in the Amazonas and Orinoco basins. Analysing Zungaro specimens from the Amazonas, Orinoco, Paraguay and Parana basins, based on the sequencing of COI and D-loop, we found at least three MOTUs, indicating the existence of hidden diversity within this fish group. Considering the ecological and economic values of this fish, our results are surely welcomed for its conservation, disclosing new findings on its diversity and pointing out the necessity for a detailed taxonomic revision. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 10/52315-7 - Predadores de topo de cadeia alimentar
Beneficiário:Pedro Manoel Galetti Junior
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Programa BIOTA - Regular