Check List 10(6): 1260-1263, doi: 10.15560/10.6.1260
Fishes collected with an artisanal fish trap in Barra de Camaratuba estuary, northeastern Brazil
expand article infoTayná Oliveira Martins, Ana Lúcia Vendel
‡ Universidade Estadual da Paraíba, Brazil
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A list of the species of fishes collected in the Barra de Camaratuba estuary, Paraiba, Brazil, is presented.Specimens were collected on a monthly basis between January and December 2012, using a fishing technique known locally as “Tomada”, an artisanal fish trap like a barrier. Forty species were collected, belonging to 27 genera and 20 families of the Teleostei. The Gerreidae was the most representative family, with 6 species, followed by the Lutjanidae and Tetraodontidae, with four species each.
fish; ichthyofauna