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by Silurus
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Malapterurus
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Malapterurus

Oladipo, SO, LM Nneji, AT Anifowoshe & IC Nneji, 2020. Molecular characterization of Malapterurus minjiriya Sagua, 1987 and phylogenetic relationships within the genus Malapterurus (Silurifomes, Malapteruridae) from Nigerian inland water bodies. Journal of Fish Biology doi: 10.1111/jfb.14547. Abstra...
by Silurus
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Cryptic diversity in Pterocryptis
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Cryptic diversity in Pterocryptis

Chen W, Y Li, Y He, X Li & J Li, 2020. Characterization of two complete mitochondrial genomes of Pterocryptis anomala (Siluridae) and its phylogeny and cryptic diversity. Biologia doi: 10.2478/s11756-020-00582-z. Abstract Pterocryptis anomala (Siluridae) is an endemic fish species that is distribute...
by Silurus
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Complete mitochondrial genome of some random loricariine misidentified in a pet store
Replies: 6
Views: 349

Re: Complete mitochondrial genome of some random loricariine misidentified in a pet store

Presumably one could check the Genbank accession numbers of the comparative sequences to see if those have been correctly identified.
by Silurus
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: What is my catfish?
Topic: Walmart Alumnus
Replies: 25
Views: 1287

Re: Walmart Alumnus

It's a channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus).
by Silurus
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: New Pseudecheneis
Replies: 1
Views: 619

New Pseudecheneis

Shangningam, B. & L. Kosygin, 2020. A novel species of sisorid catfish, Pseudecheneis nagalandensis sp. nov., (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from the Chindwin Basin of Nagaland, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 120: 105–111. Abstract A novel sisorid catfish, Pseudecheneis nagalandensis sp. n...
by Silurus
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Fishes of the Amazon: distribution and biogeographical patterns
Replies: 0
Views: 543

Fishes of the Amazon: distribution and biogeographical patterns

Dagosta, FCP & MCC de Pinna, 2019. The fishes of the Amazon : distribution and biogeographical patterns, with a comprehensive list of species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 431:1–163. Abstract We provide a general compilation of the diversity and geographical distribution of Am...
by Silurus
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: New Exostoma
Replies: 1
Views: 383

New Exostoma

Luo,Z-J & X-Y Chen, 2020. Exostoma dulongensis , a new glyptosternine catfish from the Irrawaddy basin, Yunnan, China (Siluriformes: Sisoridae). Zootaxa 4802: 99–110. Abstract Exostoma dulongensis sp. nov., a new species of sisorid catfish from the genus Exostoma Blyth, 1860, is described from the X...
by Silurus
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: How catfishes swallow their food
Replies: 0
Views: 559

How catfishes swallow their food

Weller, H.I., A.M. Olsen, A.L. Camp, A.R. Manafzadeh, L.P. Hernandez & E.L. Brainerd, 2020. An XROMM study of food transport and swallowing in channel catfish. Integrative Organismal Biology , doi:10.1093/iob/obaa018. Abstract Most predatory ray-finned fishes swallow their food whole – which can po...
by Silurus
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: New Parotocinclus
Replies: 0
Views: 515

New Parotocinclus

Silva-Junior, DE, TPA Ramos & AM Zanata, 2020. A new species of Parotocinclus with reduced adipose fin (Loricariidae: Hypoptopomatinae), from the rio Jacuípe basin, Bahia State, Brazil. Neotropical ichthyology 18:e190137. Abstract A new species of Parotocinclus , apparently endemic to the rio Jacuí...
by Silurus
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Everything else)
Topic: Why is Bagrus tucumanus still a valid species name?
Replies: 9
Views: 1610

Re: Why is Bagrus tucumanus still a valid species name?

Jools wrote: Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:06 pm Hi HH,

So, what would you say was the best taxonomic tool?

Jools
There isn't one, unfortunately. The best tool is still to parse information from scientific papers.
by Silurus
Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:03 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Everything else)
Topic: Why is Bagrus tucumanus still a valid species name?
Replies: 9
Views: 1610

Re: Why is Bagrus tucumanus still a valid species name?

This is the frequent problem of users trying to use CoF as a taxonomic rather than as a nomenclatural (its original intention) tool.
by Silurus
Mon May 18, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Freshwater fish diversity hotspots for conservation priorities in the Amazon Basin
Replies: 1
Views: 445

Freshwater fish diversity hotspots for conservation priorities in the Amazon Basin

Jézéquel, C, P Tedesco, W Darwall, M Dias, R Frederico, M Hidalgo, B Hugueny, J Maldonado Ocampo, K Martens, H Ortega, G Torrente-Vilara, J Zuanon & T Oberdorff, 2020. Freshwater fish diversity hotspots for conservation priorities in the Amazon Basin. Conservation Biology doi: 10.1111/cobi.13466 Abs...
by Silurus
Mon May 11, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: A database of freshwater fish species of the Amazon Basin
Replies: 3
Views: 766

A database of freshwater fish species of the Amazon Basin

Jézéquel, C, PA Tedesco, R Bigorne, et al., 2020. A database of freshwater fish species of the Amazon Basin. Scientific Data 7: 96. Abstract The Amazon Basin is an unquestionable biodiversity hotspot, containing the highest freshwater biodiversity on earth and facing off a recent increase in anthro...
by Silurus
Sun May 03, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Feature Requests and Enhancements
Topic: IUCN Red List info in the Cat-eLog?
Replies: 21
Views: 6204

Re: IUCN Red List info in the Cat-eLog?

Too bad we can’t incorporate the distribution maps from the Red List database.
by Silurus
Wed Apr 29, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Unravelling the evolution of Africa’s drainage basins through the African sharptooth catfish
Replies: 1
Views: 995

Unravelling the evolution of Africa’s drainage basins through the African sharptooth catfish

Van Steenberge, MW, MPM Vanhove, AC Manda, MHD Larmuseau, BL Swart, F Khang’Mate, A Arndt, B Hellemans, J Van Houdt, J‐C Micha, S Koblmüller, R Roodt‐Wilding & FAM Volckaert, 2020. Unravelling the evolution of Africa’s drainage basins through a widespread freshwater fish, the African sharptooth cat...
by Silurus
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Fishes that eat dead bodies
Replies: 2
Views: 1350

Fishes that eat dead bodies

Valente-Aguiar, MS, AC Falcão, T Magalhães & RJ Dinis-Oliveira RJ, 2020. Cadaveric ichthyofauna of the Madeira River in the Amazon basin: the myth of man-eating piranhas. Forensic Science Medicine and Pathology doi: 10.1007/s12024-020-00221-8. Abstract Drowned bodies rescued from the rivers of the A...
by Silurus
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: Taxonomy & Science News
Topic: Be careful using data from online repositories
Replies: 1
Views: 798

Be careful using data from online repositories

Freitas, TMS, LFA Montag, P De Marco Jr & J Hortal, 2020. How reliable are species identifications in biodiversity big data? Evaluating the records of a neotropical fish family in online repositories, Systematics and Biodiversity, doi: 10.1080/14772000.2020.1730473 Abstract The increase of free and ...