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26643 Friel, J., 1995. Acanthobunocephalus nicoi, a new genus and species of miniature banjo-catfish form the Upper Orinoco and Casiquiare rivers, Venezuela (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 6(1):89-95.
26667 Soares-Porto, L.M., 1995. A new species of Tatia from the Amazon Basin (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 6(3):201-206.
26694 Fink, W.L. and A. Machado-Allison, 1992. Three new species of piranhas from Brazil and Venezuela (Teleostei: Characiformes). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 3(1):55-72.
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50589 Armbruster, J.W., 2003. The species of the Hypostomus cochliodon group (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa 249:1-60.
50590 Armbruster, J.W., 2003. Peckoltia sabaji, a new species from the Guyana Shield (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa 344:1-12.
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52140 Mincarone, M.M. and C.L.S. Sampaio, 2004. First record of the hagfish Eptatretus multidens Fernholm & Hubbs, 1981 (Myxinidae) in Brazilian waters. Comun. Mus. Ciènc. Tecnol. PURS, Sér. Zool. 17(1):33-38.
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53269 Armbruster, J.W., 2004. Pseudancistrus sidereus, a new species from southern Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) with a redescription of Pseudancistrus. Zootaxa 628:1-15.
54621 Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.), 2005. Catalog of fishes. Updated database version of May 2005. Catalog databases as made available to FishBase in May 2005.
54769 Malabarba, M.C.S.L., 2004. Revision of the neotropical genus Triportheus Cope, 1872 (Characiformes: Characidae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 2(4):167-204.
54795 DoNascimiento, C. and J.G. Lundberg, 2005. Myoglanis aspredinoides (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae), a new catfish from the Río Ventuari, Venezuela. Zootaxa 1009:37-49.
55429 Sidlaukas, B.L. and G.M. dos Santos, 2005. Pseudanos winterbottomi: a new anostomine species (Teleostei: Characiformes: Anostomidae) from Venezuela and Brazil, and comments on its phylogenetic relationships. Copeia 2005(1):109-123.
55482 Lehmann, A.P. and R.E. Reis, 2004. Callichthys serralabium: a new species of neotropical catfish from the Upper Orinoco and Negro Rivers (Siluriformes: Callichthyidae). Copeia 2004(2):336-343.
55662 Bockmann, F.A. and C.J. Ferraris Jr., 2005. Systematics of the Neotropical catfish genera Nemuroglanis Eigenmann and Eigenmann 1889, Imparales Schultz 1944, and Medemichthys Dahl 1961 (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae). Copeia 2005(1):124-137.
55833 Garutti, V., 2003. Revalidação de Astyanax rupununi Fowler, 1914 (Teleostei, Characidae) e descrição de duas espécies novas para o gênero. Pap. Avulsos Zool. S. Paulo 43(1):1-9.
55839 Staeck, W., 2003. Südamerikanische Zwergbuntbarsche. Cichliden-Lexicon 3:1-219.
55920 Staeck, W. and I. Schindler, 2004. Nannacara quadrispinae sp. n. - a new dwarf cichlid fish (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the drainage of the Orinoco Delta in Venezuela. Zool. Abh., Staat. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 54:155-161.
55923 Radda, A.C., 2004. Description of a new species of the rivuline genus Rivulus Poey, 1869 (Rivulidae, Osteichthyes) from Rio Caura, Bolivar State, Venezuela. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien (105 B):21-25.
56038 Werneke, D.C., M.H. Sabaj, N.K. Lujan and J.W. Armbruster, 2005. Baryancistrus demantoides and Hemiancistrus subviridis, two new uniquely colored species of catfishes from Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(4):533-542.
56045 Vari, R.P., C.J. Ferraris Jr. and M.C.C. de Pinna, 2005. The neotropical whale catfishes (Siluriformes: Cetopsidae: Cetopsinae), a revisionary study. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(2):127-238.
56068 Ghazzi, M.A.A., 2005. Sturisoma kneri, new species, a name for an old yet poorly-known catfish (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Copeia 2005(3):559-565.
56366 Chernoff, B. and A. Machado-Allison, 2005. Bryconops magoi and Bryconops collettei (Characiformes: Characidae), two new freshwater fish species from Venezuela, with comments on B. caudomaculatus (Günther). Zootaxa 1094:1-23.
56682 Schaefer, S.A., F. Provenzano, M. de Pinna and J.N. Baskin, 2005. New and noteworthy Venezuelan glanapterygine catfishes (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae), with discussion of their biogeography and psammophily. Am. Mus. Novit. (3496):1-27.
56896 Sabaj, M.H., 2005. Taxonomic assessment of Leptodoras (Siluriformes: Doradidae) with descriptions of three new species. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(4):637-678.
56900 Provenzano, F. and N. Milani, 2006. Cordylancistrus nephelion (Siluriformes, Loricariidae), a new and endangered species of suckermouth armored catfish from the Tuy River, north-central Venezuela. Zootaxa 1116:29-41.
56903 Sousa, L.M. and L.H. Rapp Py-Daniel, 2005. Description of two new species of Physopyxis and redescription of P. lyra (Siluriformes: Doradidae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(4):625-636.
56906 Werneke, D.C., J.W. Armbruster, N.K. Lujan and D.C. Taphorn, 2005. Hemiancistrus guahiborum, a new suckermouth armored catfish from Southern Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(4):543-548.
56912 Provenzano, R., F., A. Machado-Allison, B. Chernoff, P. Willink and P. Petry, 2005. Harttia merevari, a new species of catfish (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Venezuela. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(4):519-524.
56920 Armbruster, J.W., 2005. The loricariid catfish genus Lasiancistrus (Siluriformes) with descriptions of two new species. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 3(4):549-569.
56955 de Santana, C.D. and D.C. Taphorn, 2006. Sternarchorhynchus gnomus, a new species of electric knifefish from the lower rio Caroni, Venezuela (Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 17(1):1-8.
57343 Motomura, H., 2004. Threadfins of the world (Family Polynemidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of polynemid species known to date. FAO Spec. Cat. Fish. Purp. Rome: FAO. 3:117 p.
57436 López-Fernández, H., D.C. Taphorn Baechle and S. Kullander, 2006. Two new species of Guianacara from the Guiana Shield of Eastern Venezuela (Perciformes: Cichlidae). Copeia 2006(3):384-395.
57442 DoNascimiento, C. and F. Provenzano, 2006. The genus Henonemus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) with a description of a new species from Venezuela. Copeia 2006(2):198-205.
57447 Ruiz, L.J., S. Salazar, J. Pérez and C. Alfonso, 2005. Diversidad íctica del sistema hidrográfico río Manzanares, estado sucre, Venezuela. Bol. Centro Invest. Biol. 39(2):91-107.
57644 Lasso-Alcalá, O.M., D.C. Taphorn, C.A. Lasso and O. León-Mata, 2006. Rivulus sape, a new species of killifish (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from the Paragua River system, Caroní River drainage, Guyana Shield, Venezuela. Zootaxa 1275:21-29.
57694 de Santana, C.D., O. Castillo and D. Taphorn, 2006. Apteronotus magoi, a new species of ghost knifefish from the Río Orinoco basin, Venezuela (Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 17(3):275-280.
57708 de Carvalho, M.R. and J.D. McEachran, 2003. Pristidae (Sawfishes). p. 17-21. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.
57716 Kullander, S.O. and E.J.G. Ferreira, 2006. A review of the South American cichlid genus Cichla, with descriptions of nine new species. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 17(4):289-398.
57857 Taphorn, D.C., C.G. Montaña and P. Buckup, 2006. Characidium longum (Characiformes: Crenuchidae), a new fish from Venezuela. Zootaxa 1247:1-12.
57858 Lucena, C.A.S., 2003. Revisão taxonômica e relações filogenéticas das espécies de Roeboides grupo- microlepis (Ostariophysi, Characiformes, Characidae). Iheringia, Sér. Zool., Porto Alegre 93(3):283-308.
57883 Møller, P.R., W. Schwarzhans and J.G. Nielsen, 2005. Review of the American Dinematichthyini (Teleostei: Bythitidae). Part II. Ogilbia. aqua, J. Ichthyol. Aquat. Biol. 10(4):133-207.
57924 Poeser, F.N., M. Kempkes and I.J.H. Isbrücker, 2005. Description of Poecilia (Acanthophacelus) wingei n. sp. from the Paría Peninsula, Venezuela, including notes on Acanthophacelus Eigenmann, 1907 and other subgenera of Poecilia Bloch and Schneider, 1801. Bijdr. Dierkd. 74(1/2):97-115.
57950 Armbruster, J.W., N.K. Lujan and D.C. Taphorn, 2007. Four new Hypancistrus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from Amazonas, Veneuzela. Copeia 2007(1):62-79.
58022 Marceniuk, A.P. and N.A. Menezes, 2007. Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera. Zootaxa 1416:1-126.
58032 Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.
58451 Lujan, N.K., J.W. Armbruster and M.H. Sabaj, 2007. Two new species of Pseudancistrus from southern Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 18(2):163-174.
58455 Kullander, S.O., 2003. Family Ophichthidae (Worm eels and snake eels). p. 35. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.
58684 Harrison, I.J., M. Nirchio, C. Oliveira, E. Ron and J. Gaviria, 2007. A new species of mullet (Teleostei: Mugilidae) from Venezuela, with a discussion on the taxonomy of Mugil gaimardianus. J. Fish Biol. 71(Suppl.A):76-97.
58737 Armbruster, J.W., L.A. Tansey and N.K. Lujan, 2007. Hypostomus rhantos (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), a new species from southern Venezuela. Zootaxa 1553:59-68.
58749 Staeck, W. and I. Schindler, 2007. Description of Laetacara fulvipinnis sp. n. (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the upper drainages of the rio Orinoco and rio Negro in Venezuela. Vertebr. Zool. 57(1):63-71.
59362 Buitrago-Suárez, U.A. and B.M. Burr, 2007. Taxonomy of the catfish genus Pseudoplatystoma Bleeker (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae) with recognition of eight species. Zootaxa 1512:1-38.
72397 Benine, R.C. and G.A.M. Lopes, 2007. A new species of Hemigrammus Gill, 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae) from Río Caura, Venezuela. Zootaxa 1610:53-59.
72419 Birindelli, J.L.O., M.H. Sabaj and D.C. Taphorn, 2007. New species of Rhynchodoras from Río Orinoco, Venezuela, with comments on the genus (Siluriformes: Doradidae). Copeia 2007(3):672-684.
75063 Bührnheim, C.M. and L.R. Malabarba, 2007. Redescription of Odontostilbe pulchra (Gill, 1858) (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae), and description of two new species from the río Orinoco basin. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 5(1):1-20.
75166 Sabaj, M.H., D.C. Taphorn and O.E. Castillo G., 2008. Two new species of thicklip thornycats, genus Rhinodoras (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Doradidae). Copeia 2008(1):209-226.
75198 Armbruster, J.W. and D.C. Taphorn, 2008. A new species of Pseudancistrus from the Río Caroní, Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa 1731:33-41.
75593 Benine, R.C. and G.A.M. Lopes, 2008. A new species of Hyphessobrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) from río Portuguesa, río Orinoco basin, Venezuela. Zootaxa 1747:61-68.
75767 Sidlauskas, B.L., J.C. Garavello and J. Jellen, 2007. A new Schizodon (Characiformes: Anostomidae) from the Río Orinoco system, with a redescription of S. isognathus from the Río Paraguay System. Copeia 2007(3):711-725.
75769 de Santana, C.D. and W.G.R. Crampton, 2007. Revision of the deep-channel electric fish genus Sternarchogiton (Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae). Copeia 2007(2):387-402.
77026 Armbruster, J.W., 2008. The genus Peckoltia with the description of two new species and a reanalysis of the phylogeny of the genera of the Hypostominae (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa 1822:1-76.
77043 Zarske, A. and J. Géry, 2006. Zur identität von Copella nattereri (Steindachner, 1876) einschließlich der Beschreibung einer neuen Art (Teleostei: Characiformes: Lebiasinidae). Zoologische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 56:15-46.
77139 Román-Valencia, C., D.C. Taphorn B. and R.I. Ruiz-C., 2008. Two new Bryconamericus: B. cinarucoense n. sp. And B. singularis n. sp. (Characiformes, characidae) from the Cinaruco River, Orinoco Basin, with keys to all Venezuelan species. Anim. Biodivers. Conserv. 31(1):15-27.
78437 Schindler, I. and W. Staeck, 2006. Geophagus gottwaldi sp. n. - a new species of cichlid fish (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the drainage of the upper Río Orinoco in Venezuela. Zool. Abh. (Dresden) 56:91-97.
78579 Montaña, C.G., H. López-Fernández and D.C. Taphorn, 2008. A new species of Crenicichla (Perciformes: Cichlidae) from the Ventuari River, Upper Orinoco River Basin, Amazonas State, Venezuela. Zootaxa 1856:33-40.
78618 DoNascimiento, C. and N. Milani, 2008. The Venezuelan species of Phenacorhamdia (Siluriformes: Heptapteridae), with the description of two new species and a remarkable new tooth morphology for siluriforms. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 157(1):163-180.
78652 Lasso, C.A. and F. Provenzano, 2003. Dos nuevas especies de bagres del género Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) de la Gran Sabana, Escudo de las Guayanas, Venezuela. Rev. Biol. Trop. 50(3-4):1139-1149.
78999 Friel, J.P., 2008. Pseudobunocephalus, a new genus of banjo catfish with the description of a new species from the Orinoco River system of Colombia and Venezuela (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 6(3):293-300.
79031 Thomas, M.R. and L.H. Rapp Py-Daniel, 2008. Three new species of the armored catfish genus Loricaria (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from river channels of the Amazon basin. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 6(3):379-394.
79075 Lujan, N.K., 2008. Description of a new Lithoxus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Guayana Highlands with a discussion of Guiana Shield biogeography. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 6(3):413-418.
79495 Lundberg, J.G. and W.M. Dahdul, 2008. Two new cis-Andean species of the South American catfish genus Megalonema allied to trans-Andean Megalonema xantum, with description of a new subgenus (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 6(3):439-454.
79512 Sarmento-Soares, L.M. and R.F. Martins-Pinheiro, 2008. A systematic revision of Tatia (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae: Centromochlinae). Neotrop. Ichthyol. 6(3):495-542.
79633 Zarske, A. and J. Géry, 2008. Revision der neotypischen Gattung Metynnis Cope, 1878. II Beschreibung zweier neuer Arten und zum status von Metynnis goeldii Eigenmann, 1903 (Teleostei: Characiformes: Serrasalmidae). Vertebrate Zoology 58(2):173-196.
79635 García-Alzate, C.A., C. Román-Valencia and D.C. Taphorn, 2008. Revision of the Hyphessobrycon heterorhabdus-group (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae), with description of two new species from Venezuela. Vertebrate Zoology 58(2):139-157.
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79717 Kullander, S.O., 2003. Family Synbranchidae (Swamp-eels). p. 594-595. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.
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79891 Reis, R.E., 2003. Subfamily Tetragonopterinae (Characins, tetras). p. 212. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.
80502 Lujan, N.K., M. Arce and J.W. Armbruster, 2009. A new black Baryancistrus with blue sheen from the Upper Orinoco (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Copeia 2009(1):50-56.
80663 Stehmann, M., 2007. Steckbrief Dactylobatus armatus Bean & Weed, 1909 - Westatlantischer Flösselrochen. Elasmoskop 2007:16-17.
81045 Sullivan, J.P., 2009. Brachyhypopomus bullocki, a new species of electric knifefish (Gymnotiformes: Hypopomidae) from northern South America. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 158:183-192.
81195 Oyakawa, O.T. and G.M.T. Mattox, 2009. Revision of the Neotropical trahiras of the Hoplias lacerdae species-group (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Erythrinidae) with descriptions of two new species. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 7(2):117-140.
81834 Lea, R.N. and C.R. Robins, 2003. Four new species of the genus Ophidion (Pisces: Ophidiidae) from the western Atlantic Ocean. University of Kansas Museum of Natural History, Scientific Papers No. 31:1-9.
83461 Taphorn, D.C., J.W. Armbruster and D. Rodríguez-Olarte, 2010. Ancistrus falconensis n.s. and A. gymnorhynchus Kner (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from central Venezuelan Caribbean coastal streams. Zootaxa 2345:19-32.
83588 Schaefer, S.A. and F. Provenzano, 2008. The Lithogeninae (Siluriformes, Loricariidae): anatomy, interrelationships, and description of a new species. Am. Mus. Novit. 3637:1-49.
84053 de Santana, C. D. and R.P. Vari, 2010. Electric fishes of the genus Sternarchorhynchus (Teleostei, Ostariophysi, Gymnotiformes); phylogenetic and revisionary studies. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 159:223-371.
84092 Lucena, Z.M.S. de and L.R. Malabarba, 2010. Descrição de nove espécies novas de Phenacogaster (Ostariophysi: Characiformes: Characidae) e comentários sobre as demais espécies do gênero. Zooloogia 27(2):263-304.
84367 Aquino, A.E. and S.A. Schaefer, 2010. Systematics of the genus Hypoptopoma Günther, 1868 (Siluriformes, Loricariidae). Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 336:1-110.
85074 Marinho, M.M.F. and F. Langeani, 2010. A new species of Moenkhausia from the rio Amazonas and rio Orinoco basins (Characiformes: Characidae). Zootaxa 2577:57-68.
85787 Benine, R.C., G.A.M. Lopes and E. Ron, 2010. A new species of Ctenobrycon Eigenmann, 1908 (Characiformes: Characidae) from the río Orinoco basin, Venezuela. Zootaxa 2715:59-67.
85815 Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.), 2010. Catalog of fishes. Updated internet version of 25 October 2010. Catalog databases of CAS cited in FishBase (website).
85819 Bertaco, V.A. and L.R. Malabarba, 2010. A review of the Cis-Andean species of Hemibrycon Günther (Teleostei: Characiformes: Characidae: Stevardiinae), with description of two new species. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 8(4):737-770.
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