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30 December 2013 New Species of Doumea (Siluriformes: Amphiliidae) from Coastal River Basins of the Republic of the Congo
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A new species of the African catfish subfamily Doumeinae of the family Amphiliidae is described from collections made in the Dimonika Biosphere Reserve in the eastern portion of the Republic of the Congo. The species, assignable to the genus Doumea, has the smallest known maximum length of the nine species of that genus. The new species is readily distinguishable from its congeners in having a relatively low number of pectoral-fin rays, vertebrae, and ribs and several morphometric features, especially those involving the caudal peduncle.

2013 by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Carl J. Ferraris and Richard P. Vari "New Species of Doumea (Siluriformes: Amphiliidae) from Coastal River Basins of the Republic of the Congo," Copeia 2013(4), 577-581, (30 December 2013). https://doi.org/10.1643/CI-13-014
Received: 12 February 2013; Accepted: 1 April 2013; Published: 30 December 2013
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