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The fish of a particular region.

ich′thy·o·fau′nal adj.
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n, pl ichthyofaunas or ichthyofaunae
(Biology) biology the fish of a specific region
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(ˌɪk θi əˈfɔ nə)

n., pl. -nas, -nae (-ni)
(used with a sing. or pl. v.) the indigenous fishes of a region or habitat.
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With the implementation of the Ichthyofauna Conservation Program and the establishment of the fish collection at UNIR, the material started to remain in the state, and new works related to the basin started to be developed (TORRENTE-VILARA et al., 2011; SOUSA; BIRINDELLI, 2011; OHARA, 2012; MARINHO; OHARA, 2013; QUEIROZ et al., 2013a; QUEIROZ et al., 2013b; OHARA; LIMA, 2015).
Key words: Biodiversity, Suleman Mountain Range, species richness, Cyprinidae, ichthyofauna.
The ichthyofauna was mainly discriminated by Ageneiosus valenciennesi, Brochiloricaria chauliodon, Cyprinus carpio, Hypostomus laplatae, Leporinus obtusidens, Pachyurus bonariensis, Paraloricaria vetula, Pimelodus maculatus, Prochilodus lineatus, Pterodoras granulosus, Rhinodoras dorbignyi, Pimelodus albicans, Luciopimelodus pati, Parapimelodus valenciennis and Lycengraulis grossidens (Figs.
Diversity and conservation status of the ichthyofauna of the Rio Lacantun basin in the Biosphere Reserve Montes Azules, Chiapas, Mexico.
Few studies have been realized in Yucatan Peninsula and specifically the ichthyofauna community in "Bocas de Dzilam" Reserve has not been assessed (Vega-Cendejas et al.
Underhill (1989) has previously proposed a dispersal chronology for the reinvasion of the Minnesota's ichthyofauna; this is discussed below.
Information is scanty on the biometry and relative abundance of the ichthyofauna of Anambra River.
The Barker's Ranch ichthyofauna lacks a comprehensive faunal study.