Check List 3(3): 253-259, doi: 10.15560/3.3.253
Fish, Taquara river basin, northern of the state of Paraná, Brazil
expand article infoWanner Galves, Oscar Akio Shibatta, Fernando Camargo Jerep§
‡ Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil§ Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Taquara River is situated in an agriculturist region, on the northern portion of the Tibagi river basin, state of Paraná. Fish fauna was collected in five stretches of the Taquara River and in nine headwaters of its tributaries, in the period of May to December 2006. Six orders, 22 families, and 74 species were collected, in a sum of 2,389 individuals. The orders Characiformes and Siluriformes were dominant.