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Ichthyofauna of the upper Juruena river on Chapada dos Parecis, Mato Grosso, Brazil

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Willian Massaharu Ohara [1] ; Marina Vianna Loeb [2]
Total Authors: 2
[1] Universidade de São Paulo. Museu de Zoologia - Brasil
[2] Universidade de São Paulo. Museu de Zoologia - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Biota Neotropica; v. 16, n. 4 2016-10-31.

Abstract The fishes herein included were collected in four small streams of the upper rio Tapajós basin. Through fieldwork carried out in 2011, 2013 and 2014 during the low water season 1.728 specimens belonging to 22 species distributed in 11 families, and five orders were captured. Characidae was the most representative family both in number of species and specimens captured. The most abundant species were Hyphessobrycon melanostichos, H. hexastichos, and H. notidanos. Five species are recognized as new, and four as endemic to the upper rio Tapajós basin. This study represents the first fish inventory for the region and will provide valuable information for the conservation of the poorly known diversity of fishes of the Chapada dos Parecis, in the headwaters of the upper rio Tapajós basin. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/22473-8 - Endemism and biogeographic analysis of fishes from Madeira River basin
Grantee:Willian Massaharu Ohara
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 11/50282-7 - An inventory of the Characiform fish fauna (Teleostei, Ostariophysi) from South America
Grantee:Naercio Aquino Menezes
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/06830-0 - Phylogenetic relationships of Engraulinae and review of Anchoviella Fowler, 1911 (Clupeiformes Engraulidae)
Grantee:Marina Vianna Loeb
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate