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Heptapterus mandimbusu sp.nov. from Argentina

Heptapterus mandimbusu
Heptapterus mandimbusu, holotype (photo from publication)

new species:
Heptapterus mandimbusu Aguilera, Benitez, Terán, Alonso & Mirande, 2017

published in:
Aguilera, G., M. Benitez, G.E. Terán, F. Alonso & J.M. Mirande (2017):
A new species of Heptapterus Bleeker 1858 (Siluriformes, Heptapteridae) from the Uruguay River Basin in Misiones, Northeastern Argentina.
Zootaxa 4299 (4): 572-580

abstract (from publication):
In this paper we describe Heptapterus mandimbusu sp. n., a new species of heptapterid catfish from a small tributary of the Uruguay River Basin in Misiones-Argentina. This new species is distinguished from all other congeners by the unique coloration pattern with aggregated melanophores scattered on dorsal and lateral surface of body, forming conspicuous size-variable blotches, and the combination of a long interdorsal distance (13.8–18.9 % SL), 14-18 anal-fin rays, short maxillary barbels (52.2-74.5% HL), and the adipose fin confluent with caudal fin.

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