Fishes of the Mitú Region: middle basin of the río Vaupés, Colombian Amazon

  title={Fishes of the Mit{\'u} Region: middle basin of the r{\'i}o Vaup{\'e}s, Colombian Amazon},
  author={Juan D Bogot{\'a}-Gregory and Fl{\'a}vio C. T. Lima and Carlos Donascimiento and Astrid Acosta-Santos and Francisco Villa-Navarro and Jos{\'e} S. Usma-Oviedo and Armando Ortega-Lara and William Castro-Pulido and Edwin Agudelo C{\'o}rdoba},
  journal={Biota Neotropica},
Abstract: The Amazon River basin hosts the most diverse freshwater ichthyofauna in the world, and yet huge areas of the basin remain unexplored. This is the case for the upper tributaries of the rio Negro, especially those draining the Colombian territory. Here we present a list of 224 species derived from the examination of specimens collected in the Mitú region (Vaupés Department, Colombia), the middle basin of the río Vaupés. Of the species identified in our study, 10 species are recorded… 


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