Tocantins River


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Noun1.Tocantins River - a river in eastern Brazil that flows generally north to the Para River
Brasil, Brazil, Federative Republic of Brazil - the largest Latin American country and the largest Portuguese speaking country in the world; located in the central and northeastern part of South America; world's leading coffee exporter
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Auchenipterus nuchalis Spix and Agassiz, 1829, the species that is the subject of this study, has a distribution restricted to South America, mostly in the Amazon River basin, lower Tocantins River and in lower courses of some rivers from Suriname, French Guiana (Ferraris Jr, 2003; Froese & Pauly, 2016) and others countries from South America.
This map, found in Belem by Charles Marie de La Condamine (Safier, 2008), was brought to Paris, where it served the cartographer Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D'Anville (Furtado, 2012 and Furtado, 2013a) so that he could portray the Tocantins river in his map Amerique meridionale, from 1748.
Previously, the only state in the northeastern region reported with this species was Maranhao, in the Tocantins River (a large tributary of the Amazonas River drainage) (Charalambous et al.
The Serra da Mesa Reservoir is located in the north of Goias State, near the border with the state of Tocantins (Figure 1), and is the main drainage basin of the Tocantins River and four tributaries: the Tocantinzinho, Bagagem, Almas, and Maranhao rivers (Andrade, 2002).
Simpsonichthys inaequipinnatus, a new seasonal Killifish from the Tocantins River basin, Brazil (Cyprinodontiformes, Rivulidae).
GDF Suez (EPA: GSZ), a France-based company engaged in production, storage, network transportation, distribution and sale of natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and electric power, has completed construction of the Sao Salvador hydro-electric plant along the Tocantins River, in northern Brazil.
Three specimens of Cichla piquiti from the upper Paraná river floodplain and seven specimens from the Tocantins river featured 2 bands of 650 bp and 410 bp.
Located in southern Pardi at the intersection of a trunk road of the Belem-Brasilia with the Trans-Amazon highways, Maraba is also intersected by both the train that runs from the mineral-rich Carajas hills to the port of Sao Luis and the Tocantins River, which is navigable all the way to Belem.
For example, many of the 20,000 people evicted from the island of Sao Luis on Brazil's Tocantins River for an Alcoa refinery and smelter were never compensated (O'Neill earned $36 million in compensation last year), as reported by Terje Langeland in the Colorado Daily.