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First record of the camboatá Megalechis picta (Müller & Troschel, 1849) (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) for the Pantanal, Brazil

Primeiro registro do camboatá Megalechis picta(Müller & Troschel, 1849) (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae) para o Pantanal, Brasil

Luiz Tencatt Francisco Severo-Neto Otávio Froehlich About the authors

Herein we report the first record of Megalechis picta in the Brazilian Pantanal based in a single specimen captured in a tributary to the rio Miranda, municipality of Corumbá, rio Paraguay basin, State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Additional discussion about its co-occurrence with M. thoracata is also provided.

Callichtyinae; Introduced species; Neotropical region; rio Paraguay; rio Orinoco

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