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New Geophagus has unique colour pattern

January 2nd, 2015 — 12:25pm
G. mirabilis paratype, NUP 15117, 107.8 mm SL, Brazil, State of Mato Grosso, município de Juína, rio Aripuanã, immediately after capture. © Cláudio H. Zawadzki

G. mirabilis paratype, NUP 15117, 107.8 mm SL, Brazil, State of Mato Grosso, município de Juína, rio Aripuanã, immediately after capture. © Cláudio H.
Zawadzki

A new species of the eartheater genus Geophagus is described in the latest issue of the journal ‘Neotropical Ichthyology’. Continue reading »

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Cry for Help for Migratory Fish from New Zealand to Hawaii

May 20th, 2014 — 12:57am

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As previously covered here on SF, on May 24th 2014, local community events will be taking place at 250 locations worldwide to celebrate the first World Fish Migration Day. Continue reading »

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River dolphin discovery raises questions about aquatic biodiversity

January 25th, 2014 — 1:10pm
Inia araguaiaensis sp. nov. © Nicole Dutra

Inia araguaiaensis sp. nov. © Nicole Dutra

A new freshwater dolphin from Brazil has been described in the journal PloS ONE, and represents the first such find in almost a century. Continue reading »

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New snakehead is well-known in aquarium hobby

November 1st, 2013 — 7:45pm
© Nora Brede

© Nora Brede

The snakehead that has been known to aquarium hobbyists as Channa sp. ‘Assam’, C. sp. ‘Lal Cheng’ or C. sp. ‘blue bleheri’ for a number of years is named C. andrao in the journal ‘Zootaxa’ this week. Continue reading »

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