New species of Curculionichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the eastern Guiana Shield.

We describe a new species of Curculionichthys from northern Brazil. The new species is known from the rio Cassiporé, an Atlantic coastal river and an unnamed affluent of the rio Jari, left tributary of the Amazon river. It can be distinguished from congeners by (1) the irregular concentration of chromatophores that cover the anal-fin origin and adjacent… CONTINUE READING