| Austrolebias nigripinnis (Regan, 1912)|
Austrolebias Costa is a genus of annual fish inhabiting temporary wetlands in the Chaco-Pampasic region of southern Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina (Costa, 2006, Nielsen & Pillet, 2015, Alonso et al., 2016). Currently, about 45 species of Austrolebias are known (Costa, 2006, Volcan et al., 2014, Nielsen & Pillet, 2015), and of these, 24 occur in Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state of Brazil, distributed across the Rio Uruguay basin and the Patos-Mirim lagoon system and adjacent coastal areas (Volcan et al., 2015).
Keywords: Pisces, Cyprinodontiformes, Cynolebiidae
Matheus V. Volcan, Ândrio C. Gonçalves and Luis E. K. Lanés. 2017. First Record of Blackfin Pearlfish Austrolebias nigripinnis (Regan, 1912) (Cyprinodontiformes, Cynolebiidae) from Brazil. Zootaxa. 4254(3): 387–390. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4254.3.9