Nuevos registros de Hatcheria macraei (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) en la Provincia Chilena]

Translated title of the contribution: New records of Hatcheria macraei (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) from Chilean Province

Peter Unmack, Evelyn Habit, Jerald Johnson

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    Abstract

    We describe collections of Hatcheria macraei (Patagonian catfish) from south-central Chile. This represents a significant range extension for this species. These new records have important biogeographic implications as H. macraei is now recorded within Chilean Province, far north of its previous distributional limit in Patagonian Province. We document a new character, the shape of the dorsal fin, which allows quick and easy discrimination between H. macraei and Trichomycterus areolatus in the field or laboratory. This study highlights the need for careful identification for trichomycterid catfishes from southern Chile.
    Translated title of the contributionNew records of Hatcheria macraei (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) from Chilean Province
    Original languageSpanish
    Pages (from-to)102-110
    Number of pages9
    JournalGayana
    Volume73
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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