Prosanta Chakrabarty

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Prosanta Chakrabarty

  • Assistant Professor/Curator of Fishes, LSU Museum of Natural Sciences, Ichthyology Section, 119 Foster Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3216.
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  • Chakrabarty, P. & Sparks, J.S. 2007. Relationships of the New World cichlid genus Hypsophrys Agassiz 1859 (Teleostei: Cichlidae), with diagnoses for the genus and its species. Zootaxa, 1523: 59-64. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Chakrabarty, P. & Sparks, J.S. 2007. Phylogeny and Taxonomic Revision of Nuchequula Whitley 1932 (Teleostei: Leiognathidae), with The Description of a New Species. American Museum Novitates, 3588: 1-25. Zitatseite 
  • Sparks, J.S. & Chakrabarty, P. 2007. A New Species of Ponyfish (Teleostei: Leiognathidae: Photoplagios) from the Philippines. Copeia, 2007 (3): 622-629. [622:ANSOPT2.0.CO;2 (doi)] Zitatseite 
  • Chakrabarty, P. & Sparks, J.S. 2008. Diagnoses for Leiognathus Lacepède 1802, Equula Cuvier 1815, Equulites Fowler 1904, Eubleekeria Fowler 1904, and a new ponyfish genus (Teleostei, Leiognathidae). American Museum Novitates, 3623: 1-11. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Chakrabarty, P., Chu, J., Nahar, L. & Sparks, J.S. 2010. Geometric morphometrics uncovers a new species of ponyfish (Teleostei: Leiognathidae: Equulites), with comments on the taxonomic status of Equula berbis Valenciennes. Zootaxa, 2427: 15-24. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Chakrabarty, P., Sparks, J.S., Ho, H.-C. 2010. Taxonomic review of the ponyfishes (Perciformes: Leiognathidae) of Taiwan. Marine Biodiversity, 40: 107–121. Zitatseite 




  • Chakrabarty, P. & Sparks, J.S. 2015. Formalizing the names of subfamilies and tribes of ponyfishes (Leiognathidae Gill 1893). Zootaxa, 3964 (2): 298-299. (Abstract) Zitatseite 
  • McMahan, C.D., Matamoros, W.A., Piller, K.R., & Chakrabarty, P. 2015. Taxonomy and systematics of the herichthyins (Cichlidae: Tribe Heroini), with the description of eight new Middle American Genera. Zootaxa, 3999 (2): 211-234. (PDF) Zitatseite 
  • Sparks, J.S. & Chakrabarty, P. 2015. Description of a new genus of ponyfishes (Teleostei: Leiognathidae), with a review of the current generic-level composition of the family. Zootaxa, 3947 (2): 181-190. (Abstract) Zitatseite 


  • Bagley, J.C., Matamoros, W.A., McMahan, C.D., Tobler, M., Chakrabarty, P. & Johnson, J.V. 2016. Phylogeography and species delimitation in convict cichlids (Cichlidae: Amatitlania): implications for taxonomy and Plio–Pleistocene evolutionary history in Central America. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 120 (1): 155–170. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Walsh, S.J. & Chakrabarty, P. 2016. A New Genus and Species of Blind Sleeper (Teleostei: Eleotridae) from Oaxaca, Mexico: First Obligate Cave Gobiiform in the Western Hemisphere. Copeia, 104 (2): 506-517. doi: 10.1643/CI-15-275 Zitatseite 


  • Ludt, W.B., Bernal, M.A., Kenworthy, E., Salas, E. & Chakrabarty, P. 2019. Genomic, ecological, and morphological approaches to investigating species limits: A case study in modern taxonomy from Tropical Eastern Pacific surgeonfishes. Ecology & Evolution: [1-12], First published: 05 March 2019.(doi) Zitatseite 
  • Ludt, W.B., Burridge, C.P. & Chakrabarty, P. 2019. A taxonomic revision of Cheilodactylidae and Latridae (Centrarchiformes: Cirrhitoidei) using morphological and genomic characters. Zootaxa, 4585 (1): 121–141. (doi) Zitatseite 
  • Sparks, J.S. & Chakrabarty, P. 2019. Description of a New Species of Ponyfish (Teleostei: Leiognathidae: Equulitini: Photolateralis) from the Gulf of Oman. American Museum Novitates, 3929: 1-16. (doi) Zitatseite