Abstract:ABSTRACT. Abundance and reproductive aspects of Loricariichthys platymetopon (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) in four sections of the Capivara reservoir, river Paranapanema. The armored catfish Loricariichthys platymetopon was recently caught by the first time in the middle region of river Paranapanema. It has quickly become one of the most abundant species. This study evaluated reproductive aspects of 1,044 specimens collected in the Capivara reservoir. Abundance, sex ratio, RGS, IAR and oocyte diameter were eval… Show more
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