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Marcusenius desertus sp. nov. (Teleostei: Mormyridae), a mormyrid fish from the Namib desert

Kramer, Bernd, van der Bank, Herman and Wink, Michael (2016) Marcusenius desertus sp. nov. (Teleostei: Mormyridae), a mormyrid fish from the Namib desert. African Journal of Aquatic Science 41 (1), pp. 1-18.

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We critically compared Marcusenius specimens from the mouth of the Cunene River on the Namibia/Angola border, a harsh desert environment on the Atlantic Ocean coast virtually devoid of aerial insects with aquatic larvae which are an important food item, with Marcusenius multisquamatus Kramer & Wink, 2013 from the escarpment region of that same river, in a relatively rich and productive ...


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Item type:Article
Date:7 March 2016
Additional Information (public):This version has a corrected species identification in table S1 (appendix) (species re-identified on 9 May 2016).
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Alumni or Retired > Verhaltensbiologie und Verhaltensphysiologie (Prof. Dr. Bernd Kramer)
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Keywords:ecology, electric organ discharges, genetic differentiation, morphology, phylogeography, speciation
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:33876

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