Paraguay River


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Paraguay River

A river rising in southwest Brazil and flowing about 2,575 km (1,600 mi) southward along the Brazil-Paraguay border, through central Paraguay, and along the Paraguay-Argentina border to the Paraná River.
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Hemiodus orthonops is a small fish of the Hemiodontidae family, order Characiformes, with a maximum of 25 cm standard length (Froese & Pauly, 2015), described by Eigenmann & Kennedy (1903) from specimens collected in the Paraguay River, near the town of Asuncion.
The main themes of the bilateral agenda will be addressed, with emphasis on the advance of diplomatic negotiations over the agreement on the construction of an international bridge over the Paraguay River, between the cities of Porto Murtinho, Mato Grosso do Sul state, and Carmelo Peralta, Alto Paraguay department.
Paraguay has been the hardest hit country so far, where some 100,000 people have fled their homes, particularly in the capital Asuncion, as the Paraguay River continues to rise.
The Paraguay river, which flows through the capital, is just about a foot away from overflowing its banks, the BBC reported, adding that four people were killed by fallen trees.
The epithet refers to the Paraguay River, which runs through the region where the type specimen was collected.
Landers from the original Portuguese, the language and tone retain an exotic and edgy appeal, from the banks of the Paraguay River to the seedy underbelly of CorumbA .
Francis visited those who are in need July 12 at Banado Norte, a poor neighborhood near the Paraguay River where residents battle seasonal flooding and face possible eviction.
It lies on the banks of the Paraguay River and is bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest.
It is located in the Upper Paraguay River Basin of central South America and is composed of low-lying pluvial flatlands impacted by the rivers that drain into the basin.
After winning independence from Spain in the early nineteenth century, Paraguayans and Bolivians failed to agree over the boundary that separated them in the sparsely inhabited Chaco Boreal, a harsh wilderness of about 100,000 square miles between the Pilcomayo River and the Paraguay River.
Cyphocharax modestus (Fernandez-Yepez, 1948) and Cyphocharax nagelii (Steindachner, 1881) are both benthopelagic and potamodromous species, zooplanktivorous (juveniles 40-50 days old) and detritivorous (larger individuals) distributed in South America: the first is found in upper Parana River basin and Paraguay River above Sete Quedas Falls, and the other in upper Parana River basin in Brazil (Froese and Pauly, 2011).
At least three people were dead and 13 were missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Paraguay River during a storm at the town of Carmelo Peralta in northern Paraguay, authorities said Wednesday night, report AP.