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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Main Authors: Hernández Jasso, Roberto E., Hernández, Andrés I.
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/geologica/article/view/21142
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22443
Summary: 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.