Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1842),

Soricetti, Mariano, Morawicki, Santiago, Guardiola Rivas, Fredy José, Guidi, Catalina, Quezada, Facundo, Almirón, Adriana Edith & Solimano, Patricio José, 2020, Ichthyofauna of the lower course of the Negro river drainage, Patagonia Argentina, Check List 16 (4), pp. 895-905: 902

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.4.895

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0628943C-FF9F-3F6B-FF13-9270FE4687F8

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1842)
status

 

Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1842) 

Figure 3H

Material examined. ARGENTINA • 1 ♂, 57 mm; Site 2; 40°42ʹ48ʺS, 063°23ʹ08ʺW; 15 Jan. 2016; M. Soricetti leg.; MPCN-Ict 9GoogleMaps  . • 1 ♀, 51 mm; Site 2; 40°42ʹ48ʺS, 063° 23ʹ08ʺW; 24 Apr. 2017; P. Solimano leg.; MPCN-Ict 66GoogleMaps  .

Identification. Body elongated. Head short. Teeth almost equal in size, without differentiated canines. Max- illa reaches or slightly surpasses the anterior edge of the eye. The anal-fin origin is at the same level that the dor- sal-fin origin, and when reclined, it does not reach the caudal fin. The pelvic-fin origin is closer to the base of the caudal fin than to the anterior end of the snout. Ol- ive background, with irregular blackish spots, some of which are somewhat semilunar.