DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15560/12.3.1888

First record of the banjo catfish Bunocephalus doriae Boulenger 1902 (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae) in the Bermejo River basin, Salta, Argentina

Gastón Aguilera, Guillermo E. Terán, Felipe Alonso, Juan Marcos Mirande

Abstract


Intense sampling in the upper Bermejo River basin revealed the presence of specimens of the aspredinid genus Bunocephalus. After detailed morphological and morphometric analyses specimens were identified as Bunocephalus doriae. This is the first record of any member of the Aspredinidae in the upper Bermejo River basin.


Keywords


Yungas; wide distribution; Ostariophysi; population

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