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Rapid assessment of the ichthyofauna of the southern Guiana Shield tributaries of the Amazonas River in Para, Brazil

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Dutra, Guilherme M. [1] ; Freitas, Tiago M. S. [2, 3] ; Prudente, Bruno S. [4] ; Salvador, Gilberto N. [2] ; Leao, V, Manuela D. ; Peixoto, Luiz A. W. [1] ; Mendonca, Marina B. [5] ; Netto-Ferreira, Andre L. [6] ; Silva, Fabio R. [5] ; Montag, Luciano F. A. [2] ; Wosiacki, Wolmar B. [5]
Total Authors: 11
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, Caixa Postal 42494, BR-04218970 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Para, Lab Ecol & Conservacao, Caixa Postal 479, BR-66075110 Belem, Para - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Para, Fac Ciencias Nat, Campus Univ Marajo, BR-68800000 Breves, Para - Brazil
[4] Univ Fed Rural Amazonia, BR-68650000 Capitao Poco, Para - Brazil
[5] Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Coordenacao Zool, Setor Ictiol, Campus Pesquisa, BR-66077830 Belem, Para - Brazil
[6] Univ Fed Rio Grande do Sul, Inst Biociencias, Dept Zool, BR-91501970 Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: Acta Amazonica; v. 50, n. 1, p. 24+, JAN-MAR 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

The Northern Para. Drainage System encompasses the left-bank tributaries of the Amazonas River in the southern Guiana Shield region of Para state, Brazil. Five of the region's state protected areas are considered strategic to the conservation of its biodiversity. In the present study, we assessed the ichthyofauna of the five state protected areas of the Northern Para Drainage System. Seven expeditions were conducted between January 2008 and January 2009, which surveyed stretches of the Cumin\& Cuminapanema, Curui, Jari, Mapuera, Nhamunda, and Paru rivers. These surveys yielded 286 species belonging to 38 families and eight orders, including seven new records of fish species for Brazil, six of which are also new records for the Amazon basin. Our results provide a valuable database for future research and conservation programs in the protected areas of the region. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/19075-9 - Diversity and evolution of Gymnotiformes (Teleostei, Ostariophysi)
Grantee:Naercio Aquino Menezes
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 18/09445-9 - Systematics of the electric fishes of the genus Eigenmannia Jordan & Evermann (Gymnotiformes: Sternopygidae): an integrated approach to morphological and molecular data
Grantee:Guilherme Moreira Dutra
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
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