A new large species of Tometes

Main report: A new species of Tometes Valenciennes 1850 (Characiformes: Serrasalmidae) from Tocantins-Araguaia River Basin based on integrative analysis of molecular and morphological data
(South American Ichthyology)
Other Reporting: Israquarium, SubReddit NewFishSpecies
Scientific Paper: PLoS ONE   
New Taxa: Tometes siderocarajensis
Species named for: Serra and Carajás’, which is the largest high-grade iron deposit in the world
Categories: Fish | New Species

A new large species of Tometes is found in the rapids of the Tocantins River,  Araguaia River Basin, Brazil.

A tetra from Colombia
An armored catfish, named after a legendary monster that attacks fishermen


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