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Invasion of the Indo-Pacific blenny Omobranchus punctatus (Perciformes: Blenniidae) on the Atlantic Coast of Central and South America
The temporal pattern of collections and the proximity of most localities to ports and zones of ship traffic indicate that O. punctatus was initially introduced to the Atlantic by ships travelling from India to Trinidad, and within Brazil the introduction is linked to shipping connected to petroleum platforms. Expand
Ecological aspects of the surf-zone ichthyofauna of Itamambuca Beach, Ubatuba, SP
Foi realizado levantamento ictiologico da zona de arrebentacao da praia de Itamambuca, Ubatuba, Sao Paulo, com o intuito de se avaliar a composicao, estrutura e dinâmica da fauna de peixes atraves de descritores da comunidade. Expand
Feeding behavior and follower fishes of Myrichthys ocellatus (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) in the western Atlantic
Feeding behavior of Myrichthys ocellatus was characterized by scanning the sand surface and searching for buried preys, using its head and tail as a searching tool and the food overlap index between M. o cellatus and most follower species was low. Expand
Atherinella blackburni (Schultz, 1949) at Itamambuca Beach, Ubatuba, SP: ecological characterization and distribution on the Brazilian coast (Teleostei: Atheriniformes: Atherinopsidae).
An ecological study of A. blackburni at Itamambuca Beach revealed that it is a predominantly diurnal species with preference for warm and salty waters, often occurring in sandy-bottom environments. Expand
Subsídios Científicos para a Ampliação do Parque Nacional de Sete Cidades (PN7C): Análise da Biodiversidade nas Áreas a Serem Incorporadas e Entorno
The environmental protection area known as Parque Nacional de Sete Cidades (PN7C) is a conservation reserve established by the Brazilian government in 1961, and is situated on the northern portion ofExpand
Disentangling the controversial identity of the halfbeak stock (Hemiramphus brasiliensis and H. balao) from northeastern Brazil using multilocus DNA markers
The present study examined the potential occurrence of the two halfbeak species off the coast of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco using a multilocus DNA approach, which provided insights into the conservation status of these stocks in relation to the genetic variation found in both mitochondrial and nuclear regions. Expand
Long-term variation in the ichthyofauna of Flamengo Cove, Ubatuba, São Paulo
There is a significant variation in the structure of the ichthyofauna between 1990 and 2000, and between autumn and spring, although the number of species did not change, and the dominant family was the Sciaenidae, with eight species from both periods. Expand
fLamengo cove, ubatuba, São PauLo
The Brazilian coastline extends along more than 8,000 km covering approximately 38 degrees of latitudinal range through tropical, subtropical and warm-temperate climates and includes a wide varietyExpand