Check List 6(4): 589-591, doi: 10.15560/6.4.589
Pisces, Siluriformes, Ictaluridae, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque, 1818): first record in middle Paranapanema river reservoir, aquaculture and exotic species dispersion
expand article infoAugusto Seawright Zanatta, Igor Paiva Ramos, Reinaldo José da Silva, Francisco Langeani, Edmir Daniel Carvalhoh
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This is the first report of Ictalurus punctatus in the middle Paranapanema river basin; the occurrence of this species may be associated with the expansion of pisciculture in cage farms in the Brazilian territory as a whole.