Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, 1758

Sébastien Brosse, Fréderic Melki & Régis Vigouroux, 2019, Fishes of the Mitaraka Mountains (French Guiana), Zoosystema 41 (8), pp. 131-151: 146

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10.5252/zoosystema2019v41a8

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Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, 1758
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Gymnotus carapo Linnaeus, 1758 

FIRST RECORD FOR THE MITARAKA. — This study.

OCCURENCES. — S4, S5, S9, S10, S11, S12, S13, S14.

SPECIMENS IN COLLECTION. — 10 MNHNAbout MNHN (MNHN-IC-2018-0503, MNHN-IC-2018-0504, MNHN-IC-2018-0505, MNHN- IC-2018 -0506, MNHN-IC-2018-0507, MNHN-IC-2018-0508, MNHN-IC-2018-0509, MNHN-IC-2018-0510, MNHN- IC-2018 -0511, MNHN-IC-2018-0512); 10 Hydreco.

DISTRIBUTION IN FRENCH GUIANA. — Widespread.

ECOLOGY. — Observed in both Alama mainstream and tributaries. This nocturnal species hides during the day in submersed tree roots and undercut banks. Captured using rotenone.

SPECIES CODE. — GCAR.

MNHN

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