Journal article Open Access

First record of Arapaima gigas (Schinz, 1822) (Teleostei: Osteoglossomorpha), the "pirarucu", in the upper Paraná River basin, Southeast Brazil

Carvalho, Fernando; Casatti, Lilian; Manzotti, Angelo; Ravazzi, Délcero

Arapaima gigas (Schinz), the "pirarucu", is one of largest freshwater fish of the Neotropical region, naturally occurring in the Amazon, Essequibo, and Orinoco river basins. Herein, it is first recorded from the Grande River, in the upper Paraná River basin. This record is based on the finding of one dead specimen on the left margin of the Grande River, and in situ observation of juveniles and adults in the river.

Files (3.7 MB)
Name Size
CheckList_article_19328.pdf
md5:fd90f2b191117e35f280abf9f11d2932
3.7 MB Download
13
29
views
downloads
Views 13
Downloads 29
Data volume 106.0 MB
Unique views 13
Unique downloads 29

Share

Cite as