Characiformes

An order of fresh water fish with 18 families and over 1600 species. The order includes CHARACINS, hatchetfish, piranhas, and TETRAS.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
With nearly 1,100 species, the fish family Characidae represents more than half of the species of Characiformes, and is a key… (More)
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2011
2011
A new species of Tetragonopterus is described from the rio Jari, a tributary to the left margin of rio Amazonas, at the border… (More)
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2010
2010
The family Characidae is a group of freshwater bony fishes that exhibits high species-level diversity and whose members inhabit… (More)
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2007
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2007
The precise number of extant fish species remains to be determined. About 28,900 species were listed in FishBase in 2005, but… (More)
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2006
2006
The chromosomes of an undescribed species of the genus Apareiodon (Characiformes, Parodontidae) from the Verde River, a headwater… (More)
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2005
2005
A substantial fraction of the eukaryotic genome consists of repetitive DNA sequences that include satellites, minisatellites… (More)
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2004
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2004
A single NOR-bearing chromosome pair was identified by silver nitrate staining in a previous study of the fish Prochilodus… (More)
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2004
2004
The genus Erythrinus belongs to the family Erythrinidae, a neotropical fish group. This genus contains only two described species… (More)
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2001
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2001
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequences were used to infer the phylogenetic relationships of Prochilodus species in the Paran… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The large 45S rDNA chromosome sites have often been analyzed in fish. In contrast, little is known about the 5S genes in this… (More)
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