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Iheringichthys megalops - first record from Argentina

Iheringichthys megalops
Iheringichthys megalops (photo from publication)

first record from Argentina:
Iheringichthys megalops Eigenmann y Ward, 1907

published in:
Azpelicueta, M. & H.A. Britski (2012):
Iheringichthys syi (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae), a new pimelodid species from upper Paraná basin, Brazil.
Neotropical Ichthyology 10 (1): 45-52

abstract (from publication):
We describe a new species of pimelodid catfish of the genus Iheringichthys from the upper Paraná basin, Brazil. Iheringichthys syi n. sp. is distinguished by the comparatively fine serration along the anterior margin of the pectoral-fin spine, an adpressed dorsal-fin remote from the adipose-fin origin, a large eye (23.2-31.2% of head length), narrow interorbital (16.2-23.0% of head length), long snout (42.0-51.0% of head length), long postorbital length (30.6-34.0% of head length), low adipose fin (4.8-7.8% of standard length), eye diameter 97.0-140.0% of interorbital length, and body with numerous, small dots irregularly scattered on flanks, especially marked on anterior half of flank.

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