Crenicichla dandara - new species

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Crenicichla dandara - new species

Post by cichla » Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:46 pm

Abstract: Crenicichla dandara, is endemic to the rio Xingu above the Belo Monte narrows, and its major left bank tributary the rio Iriri.
The new species is distinguished from all congeners by the following combination of characters: body uniformly black (live fishes) or dark brown (preserved specimens) in adults and 74–86 scales in the E1 row. Crenicichla dandara is considered herein to be the tenth species of the
C. lugubris group, ...
Proc. Acad. Natural Sciences Philadelphia 166: 1-13

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Re: Crenicichla dandara - new species

Post by DRE » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:11 pm

Great, thanks.

I'd love to get hold of the description in pdf if anyone has it.

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Re: Crenicichla dandara - new species

Post by Philippe Burnel » Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:51 am

could be "Xingu III" ?

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Re: Crenicichla dandara - new species

Post by cichla » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:14 pm

Yes, it is the species known as Crenicichla sp.”Xingu III”

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