Information Center: 03/2008

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Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
John Lundberg
March 28, 2008

Thirteen papers on the taxonomy and systematics of catfishes from Africa, Asia and South America, including descriptions of one new tribe, one new genus, and 13 new species, and phylogenetic studies of the families Mochokidae and Amblycipitidae. Contents: New Species: “Synodontis woleuensis”; “Atopodontus adriaensi”; “Chrysichthys”; “Liobagrus”; Geographic variation in “Parauchenoglanis ngamensis”; “Nanobagrus”; “Glyptothorax plectilis”; “Pimelodus pintado”; The Venezuelan species of “Phenacorhamdia”, with the description of two new species and a new tooth morphology for siluriforms; “Gelanoglanis”; Taxonomic revision of extant “Doras” Lacepede, 1803 with descriptions of 3 new species.

March 1, 2008

This article assesses the nutritional status and the prevalence of anemia among Equatoguinean children in a nationally representative sample and identifies the risk factors associated with the nutritional problems detected. Concludes that stunting and anemia are public health problems in Equatorial Guinea and that integrated strategies, including fighting poverty and improving maternal education, should be undertaken.

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