A new Amazonian species of Brachychalcinus (Characiformes: Characidae) from the Trombetas River basin, Brazil

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2020-04-01

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Wiley-Blackwell

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A new species of Brachychalcinus is described from the Rio Trombetas basin, Brazil. It differs from congeners by possessing a conspicuous rounded second humeral spot. Additionally, our new species differs from Brachychalcinus nummus, B. orbicularis and B. reisi by having a higher number of branched dorsal-fin rays, and from Brachychalcinus parnaibae by having a lower head depth.

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biodiversity, freshwater fishes, neotropical, Stethaprion clade, Stethaprioninae

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Journal Of Fish Biology. Hoboken: Wiley, v. 96, n. 4, p. 950-955, 2020.