Psalidodon fasciatus (Cuvier, 1819)

Smith, Welber Senteio, Halcsik, Leticia, Biagioni, Renata Cassemiro, Pinheiro, Lúcio Antônio Stefani & Severino Stefani, Marta, 2021, An updated list of the ichthyofauna of Ipanema National Forest, São Paulo, Brazil, Check List 17 (3), pp. 827-840 : 835

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Psalidodon fasciatus (Cuvier, 1819)


Psalidodon fasciatus (Cuvier, 1819)  

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Material examined. BRAZIL – São Paulo • Iperó, Ferro Stream , 23°26.23′S, 047°37.51′W, 680 m alt.; 08.II.2016; W.S. Smith and L. Halcsik leg.; cast nets; LEEF 13013 (25 spec., 40.0− 80.5 mm SL) GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Body elongated; mouth terminal; inner row of premaxilla with 5 teeth, outer with 4 or 5, dentary with 8–13, and maxilla with one tooth. Lateral line com- plete with 34–36 pored scales; transverse series above lateral line with 5 or 5½ scale rows and below with 5 scale rows. Dorsal fin with 11 rays, pectoral fin with 15, pelvic fin with 9, anal fin with 24–28, and caudal fin with 19 rays. Ground color silvery; black vertically elongated humeral blotch; Reddish unpaired fins reddish and paired fins hyaline ( Graça and Pavanelli 2007; Ota et al. 2018).