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Ichthyology

A New Genus and Species of Cheirodontine Fish from South America (Teleostei: Characidae)

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Ichthyology

A New Species of Cascudinho of the Genus Hisonotus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae) from the Upper Rio Tapajós Basin, Brazil

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Ichthyology

A New Species of Sexually Dimorphic Electric Knifefish from the Amazon Basin, Brazil (Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae)

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Ichthyology

Rediscovery, taxonomic and conservation status of the threatened catfish Listrura camposi (Miranda-Ribeiro) (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) (PDF file)

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Aquatic Events

Do Freshwater fishes diversify faster than marine fishes? A test using state-dependent diversification analyses and molecular philogenetics of new world silversides (Atherinopsidae)

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Aquatic Events

Frans Witte passed away February 12 He worked on cichlid fishes from the Mwanza Gulf on Lake Victoria for the past 30 years in Tanzania and studied the adaptative evolution of the haplochromines to the Nile perch introduction. With his help, many cichlids were brought from the Lake in captivity

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Aquatic Events

A deepwater fish with ‘lightsabers’ – dorsal spine-associated luminescence in a counterilluminating lanternshark

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Aquatic Events

Primitive fish with butt fins shows evolution’s quirk A 370-milion-year-old, primitive fish sported a weird pair of fins just below its anus, new research shows…..

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Ichthyology

The paper that describes a new species of catfish from the Western Ghats, Pseudolaguvia lapillicola (pdf file)

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