BRAZIL: New aquarium fishes caught in Itapiranga. Part 1

By Heiko Bleher

…Itapiranga is a município in the Amazon state of Brazil and part of the so-called mesorregião of the Amazon River. The name comes from the Tupí-Nheengatu Indian language and means “red stone”: itá (stone) and piranga (red). The município is surrounded by the Rio Urubú as well as many paranás that join into the mighty Amazon…

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