What's NEW?

30 September 2008
Neotropical Ichthyology, with funding from and in cooperation with ACSI, publishes the second Special Catfish Issue containing 22 papers (250 p) contributed by 48 authors with descriptions of 30 new species and 2 new genera of catfishes plus a morphological/molecular analysis of the loricariid genus Ixinandria.

4 September 2008
Website on 2007 Expedition to Serra do Cachimbo, Brazil, authored by José Luís Birindelli

1 January 2008
The "Checklist of Catfishes..." by Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., co-PI on the All Catfish Species Inventory, is considered the "hottest paper in Zootaxa during 2007" (Zhi-Qiang, Chief editor & Founder, Zootaxa). The full article is open access and may be downloaded here.

2 May 2007
New portal webpage created by Griffin Sheehy with links to websites on Akysidae, Aspredinidae, Callichthyidae, Cetopsidae (new), Ictaluridae and Loricariidae

8 March 2007
Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., publishes Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil, and catalogue of siluriform primary types in Zootaxa (download pdf)

3 October 2006
Website on 2005 Bolivian Catfish Expedition led by Fernando M. Carvajal Vallejos with powerpoint presentation compiled by Cláudio Henrique Zawadzki

1 July 2006
New webpage developed by Paul Morris for accessing images from ACSImagebase

24 May 2006
Website on 2004 and 2005 Expeditions to Amazonas, Venezuela, co-authored by Nathan Lujan and Mark Sabaj

10 May 2006
Planetary biodiversity inventories: a response to the taxonomic crisis
ActionBioscience article by Lawrence Page summarizing the midterm results of ACSI and the project's positive impact on taxonomic research

27 March 2006
Website on North American Ictaluridae co-authored by Lawrence M. Page and Brooks M. Burr and compiled by Griffin Sheehy

27 March 2006
Website on 2005 Expedition to Sumatra, Indonesia

10 March 2006
Midterm progress report on All Catfish Species Inventory presented at meeting of principal investigators associated with NSF-sponsored Assembling the Tree of Life (AToL) and Planetary Biological Inventories (PBI) hosted by Duke University National Evolutionary Synthesis Center

26 December 2005
Special issue of Neotropical Ichthyology introduces 28 new catfish species

9 November 2005
New and improved website on Loricariidae prepared by Jonathan Armbruster

31 October 2005
Website on 2004 Expedition to Araguaia and Xingu rivers, Brazil

31 August 2005
Webpage with images of cetopsid catfishes

5 July 2005
New additions to On-line Atlas of Catfish Morphology (Chiapas catfish & aspredinid Micromyzon akamai)

13 January 2005
Wepages with instructions for manipulating digital images

21 December 2004
Websites on 2004 Trans-Continental Catfish Expeditions: Brasil | Perú

30 January 2004
Webpages on heptapterids and 2003 Expedition to Guyana

16 January 2004
Expanded bibliography of catfish taxonomy

See also News & Announcements & the Siluri-net Archives for new catfish related items