The first occurrence of Pogonias Cromis (Scianidae, Perciformes) in the Late Pleistocene of Mexico

We describe a lower pharyngeal jaw of Pogonias cromis collected from lacustrine sediment of late Pleistocene age in the Laguna Madre, Tamaulipas, Mexico. This specimen represents the first fossil record of black drum fish in the Mexican territory, which amplifies the distribution range of the specie...

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Autores Principales: Hernández Jasso, Roberto E., Hernández, Andrés I.
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/geologica/article/view/21142
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22443
Sumario: We describe a lower pharyngeal jaw of Pogonias cromis collected from lacustrine sediment of late Pleistocene age in the Laguna Madre, Tamaulipas, Mexico. This specimen represents the first fossil record of black drum fish in the Mexican territory, which amplifies the distribution range of the species during the Pleistocene and increases the knowledge of the family Sciaenidae.