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Ituglanis cahyensis, a new catfish from Bahia, Brazil (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae)
A new trichomycterid catfish of the genus Ituglanis is described from the rio Palmares, a tributary of the rio Cahy in southeast Bahia State, Brazil. Ituglanis cahyensis is distinguished from all
A systematic revision of Tatia (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae)
The auchenipterid catfish genus Tatia is revised and all twelve species of Tatia are described or redescribed and a key to species is provided.
Microglanis pataxo, a new catfish from southern Bahia coastal rivers, northeastern Brazil (Siluriformes: Pseudopimelodidae)
A key to species is presented for the coastal drainages between Rio de Janeiro and Bahia states with a comparatively high number of anal fin proximal radials and some osteological features for the new species.
Glanidium botocudo, a new species from the rio Doce and rio Mucuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae) with comments on taxonomic position of Glanidium bockmanni Sarmento-Soares &
The new species has a long sharpened ventral process on the urohyal, an uncommon condition among congeners, and the lowest vertebral count among the large-sized Glanidium, 36-37.
Centromochlus meridionalis, a new catfish species from the southern Amazonian limits, Mato Grosso State, Brazil (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae)
The new species inhabits a region strongly endangered by environmental changes due to expansion of agropecuary activities on Brazilian Amazon, which include this species in an uncertain situation regarding the conservation status of its natural population.
Parotocinclus arandai, a new species of hypoptopomatine catfish (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the upper rios Jucuruçu and Buranhém, States of Bahia and Minas Gerais, Brazil
The new species is distinguished from most Parotocinclus species, by having a small eye, and having an abdomen extensively naked, with a mosaic of few rounded platelets of irregular size distributed over the pre-anal region.
Trichomycterus payaya, new catfish (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from headwaters of rio Itapicuru, Bahia, Brazil
The first record of a Trichomycterus from the semiarid region of northeastern Brazil is described from tributaries to the upper rio Itapicuru basin, northern Bahia State, Brazil.
A New Glanidium from the Rio São Francisco Basin, Brazil (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae)
The new species is distinguished from its congeners by the reduced ossified suprapreopercular canal and occurs in sympatry with Glanidium albescens in Minas Gerais; the two species differ in relative adult size, pectoral-fin spine serration, fin ray counts, and numbers of ribs and vertebrae.
Freshwater fishes of the Bahia State, Northeastern Brazil
Abstract: This work was carried out from the assessment of the conservation status of the freshwater ichthyofauna from Bahia State. The inventory data and species distribution were obtained from the
Fish composition and species richness in eastern South American coastal lagoons: additional support for the freshwater ecoregions of the world.
Support for the FEOW scheme in the eastern border of South America is provided, and now includes ecotonal systems inhabited simultaneously by freshwater and marine species of fishes.