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Detritivores of the South American fish family Prochilodontidae (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes) : a phylogenetic and revisionary study
Castro, Ricardo M.C., and Richard P. Vari. Detritivores of the South American Fish Family Prochilodontidae (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes): A Phylogenetic and Revisionary Study. SmithsonianExpand
Testing the ecomorphological hypothesis in a headwater riffles fish assemblage of the rio São Francisco, southeastern Brazil
The ecomorphology of 14 fish species resident in a headwater riffles area of the Sao Francisco river, southeastern Brasil, was analyzed and combined with diet and feeding behavior data, previouslyExpand
Stream fish, water and habitat quality in a pasture dominated basin, southeastern Brazil.
A fish survey in 35 stream reaches (from 1st to 3rd order) with physicochemical and habitat assessment in the São José dos Dourados system, southeastern Brazil, was conducted. Most of the basin landExpand
Lophiobrycon weitzmani, a new genus and species of glandulocaudine fish (Characiformes: Characidae) from the rio Grande drainage, upper rio Paraná system, southeastern Brazil
A new genus and species of glandulocaudine, Lophiobrycon weitzmani, is described based on specimens collected in headwater tributary streams of the rio Grande, upper rio Parana system, State of MinasExpand
New Species of Astyanax (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae) from the Upper Rio Paraná System, Brazil
Abstract Astyanax bockmanni, a new species of characid, is widespread in streams in the upper Rio Paraná system of central, southeastern, and southern Brazil. Samples of the species were identifiedExpand
Astyanax biotae, a new species of stream fish from the Rio Paranapanema basin, upper Rio Paraná system, southeastern Brazil (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae)
Astyanax biotae, a new species of characid, is described from a first-order stream in the Rio Paranapanema basin, upper Rio Parana system, in the interior of the state of Parana, southeastern Brazil.Expand
Revisiting the Taxonomic Impediment
We read with some frustration the recent Editorial and Letters concerning the “taxonomic impediment” (Q. D. Wheeler et al. , “Taxonomy: Impediment or expedient?”, Editorial, 16 Jan. 2004, p.Expand