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DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3711.1.1

Annotated list and key to the stream fishes of Trinidad & Tobago

DAWN A.T. PHILLIP, DONALD C. TAPHORN, ERLING HOLM, JAMES F. GILLIAM, BRADLEY A. LAMPHERE, HERNÁN LÓPEZ-FERNÁNDEZ

Abstract


Based on historical and museum records and recent extensive collecting we compiled a checklist of 77 fish species reported from the streams of Trinidad and Tobago. A key with photographs is provided to aid in identifications, as well as brief notes on habitat, diet, reproduction, maximum size, local common names and distribution.


Keywords


biodiversity, continental island, South America, West Indies, biogeography, freshwater

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