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Geophagus sveni - first record from Argentina

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Geophagus sveni
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first record from Argentina:
Geophagus sveni Lucinda, Lucena & Assis, 2010

published in:
Benitez, M.F., J.C. Cerutti, D.R. Aichino & D. Baldo (2018):
Morphological and molecular identification of Geophagus sveni Lucinda, Lucena & Assis, 2010 (Cichlidae, Cichliformes) from the Paraná river basin, Argentina.
Check List 14 (6): 1053-1058

abstract (from publication):
During 2015, we collected several specimens of a cichlid tentatively assigned to Geophagus in Yacyretá reservoir in the Paraná river basin (Argentina). By means of morphological and molecular evidence, we identified these specimens as Gephagus sveni, a species known from middle portion of the Tocantins River. Here we report the presence of the genus Geophagus (sensu stricto) in Argentina for the first time.

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