New records of coastal fishes in the northern Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, with comments on the biogeography of the south‐western Atlantic Ocean
The distribution limits in the Atlantic of Callorhinchus callorynchus (Callorhinchidae) and Odontesthes argentinensis (Atherinopsidae) are extended northwards to 22° 22′ S and 22° 31′ S, respectively, whereas that of Lile piquitinga (Clupeidae) is extended southwards to 22° 22′ S. Their occurrence in the north of Rio de Janeiro State is discussed. Remarks on the osteology of O. argentinensis, and morphometric and meristic data of L. piquitinga, are also provided.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2011-08-01