Crizanto and his fishermen have found a number of particularly colorful armored catfish species, illustrated here, in the previously little-collected Rio Itacaiúnas in the lower Rio Araguaia.
The second issue of the New Year for AMAZONAS spans many interests, from rare plecos that cause catfish lovers’ hearts to race, to the many exotic and wonderful fishes of Myanmar (Burma), and world-best planted tank aquascapes in a gallery of awe-inspiring images from the Aquatic Gardeners Association Annual competition
When the first Rhinogobius zhoui began appearing in the aquarium trade in September 2010, a tremor ran through the goby community. Everybody had to have one.
With the specter of an ecosystem-killing hydroelectric dam project moving ahead in Brazil, the eyes of many concerned observers, especially those interested in the fate of native fish species, are on the Lower Xingu River.
Biologists have described five new species of darters in freshwater river systems in the eastern United States and named them after four U.S. presidents and a vice president: Theodore Roosevelt, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, and Barack Obama.