Check List 13(2): e19695, doi: 10.15560/13.2.2093
New record of the mangrove rivulid Kryptolebias hermaphroditus Costa, 2011 (Cyprinodontiformes: Cynolebiidae) in the Pará state, northern Brazil
expand article infoAuryceia Guimarães-Costa, Horacio Schneider, Iracilda Sampaio
‡ Federal University of Pará· Institute of Coastal Studies (IECOS), Brazil
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The mangrove killifish Kryptolebias herma­phro­ditus is reported to the southeast and northeast regions of Brazil. Recently, a specimen of K. hermaphroditus was collected in a shallow running seawater stream at Ajuruteua beach, Pará state, northern Brazil. This new record is ca. 1,350 km from the nearest previously known occurrence in Rio Grande do Norte state, Brazil. Morphological, molecular, and ecological aspects of this species are described.
estuarine fish; intertidal habitat; mitochondrial DNA; Neotropical Region; South America