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Unexpected fish diversity gradients in the Amazon basin

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Science Advances  11 Sep 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 9, eaav8681
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav8681

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vol. 5 no. 9

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  • Received for publication October 27, 2018
  • Accepted for publication August 8, 2019
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  1. Thierry Oberdorff1,*,
  2. Murilo S. Dias2,*,
  3. Céline Jézéquel1,
  4. James S. Albert3,
  5. Caroline C. Arantes4,
  6. Rémy Bigorne1,
  7. Fernando M. Carvajal-Valleros5,
  8. Aaike De Wever6,7,8,
  9. R. G. Frederico9,
  10. Max Hidalgo10,
  11. Bernard Hugueny1,
  12. Fabien Leprieur11,
  13. Mabel Maldonado12,
  14. Javier Maldonado-Ocampo13,,
  15. Koen Martens6,7,
  16. Hernan Ortega10,
  17. Jaime Sarmiento14,
  18. Pablo A. Tedesco1,
  19. Gislene Torrente-Vilara15,
  20. Kirk O. Winemiller16 and
  21. Jansen Zuanon17
  1. 1UMR EDB (Laboratoire Évolution et Diversité Biologique), CNRS 5174, IRD253, UPS; 118 route de Narbonne, F-31062 Toulouse, France.
  2. 2Departamento de Ecologia, Universidade de Brasília, Brasilia, DF, Brazil.
  3. 3University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504, USA.
  4. 4Center for Global Change and Earth Observations, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA.
  5. 5Museo de Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, Av. Potosí 1458, zona Queru Queru, Cochabamba, Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia.
  6. 6Department of Freshwater Biology, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vautierstraat 29, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium.
  7. 7Department of Biology, University of Ghent, K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium.
  8. 8Research Institute for Nature and Forrest (INBO), Havenlaan 88 bus 73, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
  9. 9Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.
  10. 10Departamento de Ictiología, Museo de Historia Natural, Universidad Nacional Mayor San Marcos, Lima, Perú.
  11. 11UMR MARBEC (CNRS, IRD, IFREMER, UM), Université de Montpellier, Montpellier Cedex 5, France.
  12. 12Unidad de Limnología y Recursos Acuáticos, Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Calle Sucre y Parque La Torre s/n, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
  13. 13Unidad de Ecología y Sistemática (UNESIS), Laboratorio de Ictiología, Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.
  14. 14Departamento de Ictiología, Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, La Paz, Bolivia.
  15. 15Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Instituto do Mar, Campus Baixada Santista, Rua Doutor Carvalho de Mendonça, 144, Encruzilhada, 11070-100 Santos, SP, Brazil.
  16. 16Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77840, USA.
  17. 17Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Coordenação de Biodiversidade, Avenida André Araújo, 2936, Petrópolis, 69067-375 Manaus, AM, Brazil.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: thierry.oberdorff{at}ird.fr (T.O.); murilosd{at}hotmail.com (M.S.D.)
  • Deceased.

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