Hoplias malabaricus (Bloch, 1794)

Albornoz-Garzón, Juan G., Conde-Saldaña, Cristhian C., López-Delgado, Edwin O., García-Melo, Jorge E. & Villa-Navarro, Francisco A., 2020, Fishes from the Río Alvarado drainage, Upper Río Magdalena Basin, Colombia, Check List 16 (5), pp. 1181-1198: 1183

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.5.1181

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5469798

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E53859-DA3D-2630-965F-6FEFFBF89906

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Marcus

scientific name

Hoplias malabaricus (Bloch, 1794)
status

 

Hoplias malabaricus (Bloch, 1794)  

Figure 2B

Material examined. COLOMBIA • 2, 101.4– 120.2 mm SL; Río Alvarado-Puente ; 04°31′11.3″N, 074°59′14.0″W; 521 m a.s.l.; 19 Sep. 2012; Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10194 GoogleMaps   . • 6, 121.6– 161.8 mm SL; Río Alvarado-Caldas Viejo ; 04°36′41.2″N, 075°55′46.2″W; 351 m a.s.l.; 12 Dec. 2012; Juan G. Albornoz-Garzón, Cristhian C. Conde-Saldaña leg.; CZUT-IC 10346 GoogleMaps   .

Identification. Dentaries abruptly converging towards the mandibular symphysis. Bony tooth plates on the basihyal. Dark chevron pattern along the sides of body. A dark mid-lateral band extending along entire length of lateral line, in larger specimens this band is missing ( Mattox et al. 2014).