Amazon River

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a major South American river

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Material pertinent to the taxonomic study on Rivulus from the Brazilian Amazonas river basin is listed in the taxonomical accounts below.
Madeira river drainage, Amazonas river basin, in Bolivia and Brazil.
The town of Parintins, located in the Tupinambarana Island in the middle course of the Amazonas River, has a population of around 42,000, and the surrounding county of the same name around 60,000.
The river steamers (gaiolas) sailing up and down the Amazonas River generally have a bar on the top deck, flanked by two enormous speakers constantly playing the Ox Dance toadas on their voyages back and forth.
Arapaima gigas (Schinz, 1822) (Osteichthyes: Arapaimidae) is the world's largest scale fish, may reach 3 m length, presents wide geographical distribution in the Amazonian region and occurs in the floodplain of the rivers Araguaia-Tocantins, Solimoes-Amazonas and their effluents, Amazonas river in the Peruvian Andes, tributaries of the river systems Essequibo and Rupununi the Guiana (Imbiriba, 2001).
lippincottianus of a tributary from the Amazonas river, in Northern Brazil.
This is a species of monogenoidean originally described parasitizing another characid that inhabits the Amazonas River tributaries, S.
In the Brazilian Amazon this fish is known as "branquinha" and occur in the hydrographic basin from Igarape Fortaleza (State of Amapa), an important tributary of Amazonas river, whose estuarine coastal sector is characterized for having extensive systems-river floodplain, which constitute physical systems clogged river, drained by freshwater and connected to a water main course influenced by the high rainfall and tides from the Amazonas river.
Distributed in the Basins of Amazonas River, Araguaia-Tocantins and Prata, considered the largest Doradidae in Amazon, is sought after for its large size, reaching up to 1.2 m long and 20 kg in weight.
(2006) showed that in the samples gathered in Capivara reservoir, there was one haplotype shared with the native population of the Amazonas river. Then, Oliveira et al.
The industrial fishing fleet is composed of boats with steel hulls working particularly in the estuary of the Amazonas river, with fishing focused on the exploitation of catfishes, mainly piramutaba Brachyplatystoma vaillantii) and dourada (Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii) (BATISTA et al., 2004).
Five species are strictly found in the Amazonian lowlands: (i) Astrocaryum javarense grows in the region between the southern margin of Ucayali and Amazonas rivers northwards and the Jauari river basin southwards.