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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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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BackgroundWith nearly 1,100 species, the fish family Characidae represents more than half of the species of Characiformes, and is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The family Characidae is the most diverse among Neotropical fishes. Systematics of this family are mainly based on pre-cladistic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The family Characidae is a group of freshwater bony fishes that exhibits high species-level diversity and whose members inhabit… Expand
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2009
2009
A sistematica de Glandulocaudinae e revista e a justificativa para o reconhecimento do grupo como subfamilia discutida. A… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Resumen en: Data derived from the literature supplemented by examination of specimens in collections show that 1435 species of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The precise number of extant fish species remains to be determined. About 28,900 species were listed in FishBase in 2005, but… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The overall most parsimonious hypothesis of relationships based on 200 characters indicates that the Alestidae is the closest… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Anesthetics are important in fish culture to reduce handling stress and mortality. The objective of this work is to investigate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A single NOR-bearing chromosome pair was identified by silver nitrate staining in a previous study of the fish Prochilodus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequences were used to infer the phylogenetic relationships of Prochilodus species in the Paran… Expand
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