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Name - Arapaima gigas

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)


Recent Publications

  • Arapaima gigas maintains gas exchange separation in severe aquatic hypoxia but does not suffer branchial oxygen loss.
  • Ontogeny of hemoglobin-oxygen binding and multiplicity in the obligate air-breathing fish Arapaima gigas.
  • Histological description of the early gonadal development of Arapaima gigas, paiche.
  • Occurrence of Eustrongylides sp. (Nematoda: Dioctophymatidae) in Fish Species Collected in the Peruvian Amazonia and Its Implications for Public Health.
  • Elucidating a history of invasion: population genetics of pirarucu (Arapaima gigas, Actinopterygii, Arapaimidae) in the Madeira River.

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