Arif Wibowo, HansSloterdik, Saint PaulUlrich
The Eastern Sumatran peat swamp ecosystem is one of the most threatened and most poorly understood biotypes. Until recently, there is no scientific record concerning ichtyoplankton composition within this system and all fish's biodiversity research at this ecosystem relied on morphological diagnosis for adult stages. Two new fish records in this system, Rasbora pauciperforata and Ompok eugeneiatuswere detected. Finally the authors concluded that, eleven fish species complete their life history in Eastern Sumatran peat swamp. This investigation enlarges the COI barcode database for the molecular identification of eastern Sumatran peat swamp fishes.
Keywords: Eastern Sumatran, DNA barcoding, larvae identification, peat swamp