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Leporinus References

Bonus content from the June 2011 AFI magazine article Amazonian Leporinus.

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Garavello, Julio Cesar. 1988. “A new species of the Genus Leporinus Spix from the Rio Meta, Colombia, South America (Pisces, Ostariophysi, Anostomidae),” Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 140(2):143-149. Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA.

Reis, Kullander and C.J. Ferraris Jr. 2003. Freshwater fishes of South and Central America. Edipucrs, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Santos, Hersilia del Andrade, Pompeu, P. dos S. and Martinez, C. B. September 2007. “Swimming performance of the migratory Neotropical fish Leporinus reinhardti,” Neotropical Ichthyology, 5(2). Universidade Federal de Lavras, Departamento de Biologia, Ecologia. Lavras, MG, Brazil.

Goulding, Michael. 1980. The Fishes and the forest explorations in Amazonian Natural History, University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA.

Carmargo, Mauricio, Giarrizzo, T. and Issac V. October 2004. “Review of the geographic distribution of fish fauna of the Xingu River Basin, Brazil,” Ecotropica, Volume 10:123-147.

Gunther, Albert. 1866. Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. British Museum of Natural History Department of Zoology.

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