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A New Cryptic Species of South American Freshwater Pufferfish of the Genus Colomesus (Tetraodontidae), Based on Both Morphology and DNA Data
The Tetraodontidae are an Acantomorpha fish family with circumglobal distribution composed of 189 species grouped in 19 genera, occurring in seas, estuaries, and rivers between the tropical andExpand
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The mitogenomic phylogeny of the Elasmobranchii (Chondrichthyes)
Abstract Here we present a mitogenomic perspective on the evolution of sharks and rays, being a first glance on the complete mitochondrial history of such an old and diversified group of vertebrates.Expand
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A New Chanidae (Ostariophysii: Gonorynchiformes) from the Cretaceous of Brazil with Affinities to Laurasian Gonorynchiforms from Spain
Based on specimens originally referred to as “Dastilbe minor”, a nomem-nudum, we describe a new genus of Chanidae †Nanaichthys longipinnus nov. gen. and sp. which exhibits several diagnosticExpand
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The paleobiota of the Sanfranciscana Basin in the lower cretaceous and the paleodrainage of the São Francisco River
Abstract The breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea in the Middle Jurassic and the subsequent breakup of Gondwana with the formation of the South Atlantic Ocean, were two of the most prominentExpand
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Sapperichthys gen. nov., a new gonorynchid from the Cenomanian of Chiapas, Mexico
Sapperichthys gen. nov. is described herein based on new Cenomanian specimens from the Sierra Madre Formation, Chiapas, Mexico. This new gonorynchid exhibits several diagnostic characters of theExpand
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Ferrissia fragilis (Tryon, 1863): a freshwater snail cryptic invader in Brazil revealed by morphological and molecular data
The results of our study confirm the occurrence of the cryptic invader Ferrissia fragilis (Tryon, 1863) in Brazil, a species of worldwide geographical distribution and with poorly known morphologyExpand
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Species identification in forensic samples using the SPInDel approach: A GHEP-ISFG inter-laboratory collaborative exercise.
DNA is a powerful tool available for forensic investigations requiring identification of species. However, it is necessary to develop and validate methods able to produce results in degraded and orExpand
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Genetic diversity of Geophagus brasiliensis from the South American Atlantic Rainforest
Abstract The Atlantic Rainforest is one of the global conservation hotspots, representing a seriously threatened area with high levels of endemism and species richness. The fishes from the AtlanticExpand
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Tuna fish identification using mtDNA markers
Abstract Included in one of the most commercially valuable fishes traded all around the world, the genus Thunnus is a Scombridae which comprises eight nominal species commonly known as tunas. TheExpand
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DNA Barcoding and Atlantic reef fishes: The molecular identification of a reef fish community from the Todos os Santos Bay, Bahia, Brazil
Abstract The reef fish community is one of the most explored fish stock by local and medium scale fishing activities as well as by the international ornamental fish trade. Despite these intenseExpand
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