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Pterobunocephalus depressus - first record from Argentina

Pterobunocephalus depressus
Pterobunocephalus depressus from Pre-Delta National Park, Argentina

first record from Argentina:
Pterobunocephalus depressus (Haseman, 1911)

type locality:
Bolivia, Río Machupo near San Joaquín, Amazon system

distribution in Argentina:
Province of Entre Rios, Arroyo La Azotea, Parque Nacional Pre-Delta, Río Paraná basin (32°07’17.8”S - 60°38’04.3” W)

published in:
Ciotek, L., P. Giorgis, J. Casciotta & A. Almirón (2008):
Presence of Pterobunocephalus depressus (Haseman, 1911), (Siluriformes, Aspredinidae) in freshwaters of Argentina.
Ichthyological Contributions of PecesCriollos 9: 1-4
available as pdf-file at since 01.v.2008

abstract (from publication):
Pterobunocephalus depressus is registered for the first time from the lower río Paraná in the Pre-Delta National Park, Argentina. The specimens were collected in the arroyo La Azotea (32°07’17.8”S - 60°38’04.3” W).

ICP 09 - Ciotek et al (2008) Pterobunocephalus depressus in Argentina [401 KB]
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