Tuesday, October 21, 2014
   
Text Size

Volume 20, Issue 4 - 15 October 2014

cover 20-4 560

Volume 20, Issue 4 - 15 October 2015
New Scientific pubblication - started delivery on October 15, 2014

Full Text | PDF (1,6 MB)

Matheus Vieira Volcan, Luis Esteban Krause Lanés and Ândrio Cardozo Gonçalves: Austrolebias bagual, a new species of annual fish (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from southern Brazil, pp. 161-172

Abstract

Austrolebias bagual, a new species of annual fish closely related to the A. adloffi species group, is described from specimens collected from temporary ponds located in the middle course of the Rio Camaquã, Laguna dos Patos system at the municipality of Encruzilhada do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The new species is distinguished from other Austrolebias species by the unique male pigmentation pattern of the dorsal fin, with black vertical bars elongated from the base to the medial portion of the fin, and by the pattern of transversal black bars on the body, which become gradually shorter and fainter towards caudal peduncle. It is also distinguished from all species of the A. adloffi species group by the lower body depth and head (except in A. rei­cherti), lower anal fin base length and caudal fin length in males, and the lower head depth (except in A. reicherti) and anal fin base length in females. In addition, A. bagual females do not have the pair of black spots arranged vertically in close proximity on the posterior portion of caudal peduncle typical of most species of the A. adloffi group.

Full Text | PDF (221 KB)

Austrolebias 560

 

 

 

Holotype (MCP 48240) of Austrolebias bagual sampled from a temporary pond of the Arroio Abranjo floodplain. Photos by M. V. Volcan 

 

 

 

William D. Anderson, Jr.: The plates in Holbrook’s Ichthyology of South Carolina, 1860, pp. 173-218

Abstract

Best known for North American Herpetology, John Edwards Holbrook (1794-1871) also published several ichthyological works, the most important of which was his Ichthyology of South Carolina (1855b, 1860). Because of their rarity, reproductions of the plates from the 1860 edition are presented herein, along with comments on the fishes illustrated, Holbrook’s artists, his other ichthyological work, and his herpetological contributions. In order to put his efforts in perspective, I also include a biographical sketch of Holbrook.

Full Text | PDF (1,4 KB)


plates 560

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plate I. Figure 1: Perca flavescens – above. Figure 2: Lepomis gibbosus – below. Painting by J. E. Holbrook (1794-1871)

Managing Editor

Heiko Bleher
Via G. Falcone 11,
27010 Miradolo Terme (PV), Italy
Tel. & Fax: +39-0382-754129
E-mail: heiko@aquapress-bleher.com
www.aqua-aquapress.com

New Scientific Editor

Flávio C. T. Lima
Museu de Zoologia da Universidade
Estadual de Campinas “Adão José Cardoso”
Rua Albert Einstein s/n, Caixa Postal 6109,
13083-863 Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
Tel. +55 019-3521-6385

aqua International Journal

aqua is a fully peer-reviewed
scientific Journal published
every January, April, July and October
by Aquapress Publishers
Via G. Falcone 11
I-27010 Miradolo Terme (Pavia) ITALY
© aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology
ISSN 0945-9871

Social Bookmark

FacebookTwitterDeliciousStumbleuponGoogle BookmarksLinkedin

Aqua Shop

Product categories

Who's Online

We have 93 guests online

Users by Countries

Dimension: Country
Metric: Visits

loader

Claim policy

Orders are regarded as firm and are not refundable. Taking out an annual subscription commits you for a minimum of one year.

Subscription will be renewed automatically. If you have received a renewal invoice and do not wish to continue with the subscription, please submit the cancellation in writing within one month to:

e-mail: aqua@aquapress-bleher.it

Fax: 0039 0382754129

Reviews - Top

1. best site, best contents

Scope

aqua is an international journal which publishes original scientific articles in the fields of systematics, taxonomy, bio-geography, ethology, ecology, and general biology of fishes since 1994. Papers on freshwater, brackish, and marine fishes will be considered. aqua is fully refereed and aims at publishing manuscripts within 2-4 months of acceptance. In view of the importance of colour patterns in species identification and animal ethology, authors are encouraged to submit colour illustrations in addition to descriptions of coloration. It is our aim to provide the international scientific community with an efficiently published journal meeting high scientific and technical standards.

Call for Papers

The editors welcome the submission of original manuscripts which should be sent in digital format to the scientific editor. 
Full length research papers and short notes will be considered for publication. There are no page charges and colour illustrations will be published free of charge. Authors will receive one free copy of the issue in which their paper is published and an e-print in PDF format.

Member Login