Rhamdia quelen ( Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 )

Reia, Lais, S. da Costa e Silva, Gabriel, Garcia-Ayala, James R., P. F. Vicensotto, Ana Maria & Benine, Ricardo C., 2020, Ichthyofauna of the ribeirão Sucuri, a tributary of the rio Tietê, upper rio Paraná basin, southeastern Brazil, Check List 16 (3), pp. 711-728 : 723

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Rhamdia quelen ( Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 )


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Original description. Pimelodus quelen Quoy and Gaimard 1824: 228 .

Material examined. BRAZIL • 1, 98.2 mm SL; São Paulo state, Pongaí, Córrego Santa Rosa ; 21°46′29″S, 049°23′34″W; 12 May 2018; leg. Silva G.S.C. and Reia L. (LBP 26470) GoogleMaps .

Identification. Body elongated; mouth terminal; all teeth villiform, premaxillary and dentary teeth arranged in irregular rows; maxillary barbel reaching base of last pectoral-fin ray; outer and inner mental barbels long, reaching adipose-fin origin; anterior nostril tubular. Overall body coloration yellowish with scattered dark brown chromatophores; dorsal fin with interradial mem- branes dark; remaining fins yellowish, with dark chro- matophores along of margins.

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