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Pimelodus britskii - first record from Argentina

Pimelodus bristkii
Pimelodus britskii (photo from publication)

first record from Argentina:
Pimelodus britskii Garavello & Shibatta, 2007

type locality:
Brazil, Parana state, União da Vitória, rio Iguazú

distribution in Argentina:
Misiones province, Arroyo Verde, Río Iguazú basin (25°40’15.7”S-53°55’58.7”W)

published in:
Almirón, A., J. Casciotta, L. Pialek & O. Rican (2009):
First record of Pimelodus britskii Garavello & Shibatta, 2007 (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae) in freshwaters of Argentina.
Ichthyological Contributions of PecesCriollos 12: 1-2
available as pdf-file at since 22.iii.2009

abstract (from publication):
Pimelodus britskii is registered for the first time from the Iguazú basin in Argentina. The specimens were captured in the Arroyo Verde (25º40’15.7”S-53º55’58.7”W) an affluent of the río Iguazú in Misiones province, Argentina.

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