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Paranaíba

(pərənīē`bə), river, c.500 mi (800 km) long, rising in W Minas Gerais state, Brazil. It flows generally westward through an agricultural region before joining the Rio Grande to form the ParanáParaná,
river, c.2,000 mi (3,200 km) long, formed by the junction of the Paranaíba and the Rio Grande, SE Brazil. It has the second largest drainage system in South America.
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. Diamonds are washed along its course. A hydroelectric project lies at nearby São Simão.

Paranaíba

 

a river in Brazil, a right source of the Paraná. About 900 km long, the Paranaíba rises in the northern spurs of the Serra da Canastra and flows through the central part of the Brazilian Highlands through a deep valley, forming rapids and waterfalls. Its numerous tributaries provide it with an abundance of water. Turbulent freshets occur in the summer. The mean flow rate at the city of Itumbiara is 1,505 cu m per sec.

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Separately, Black Swan Resources has also concluded a final agreement to acquire 100% of the exploration licenses on the Fazenda Gamela diamond property along the Paranaiba river in Minas Gerais state.
his father, Paulo, his sister, Viviane Veloso Campolino, and her husband, Renato Campolino, operate a string of four large, sweet-sounding fazendas along the upper Paranaiba River valley - Fazendas Paraiso (Heaven), Cachoeira (Waterfall), Sao Laurenco (St.
in this context, a study of the feeding spectrum of Cichla piquiti in the Cachoeira Dourada reservoir on the Paranaiba River, along with the data on its reproductive features and population structure, would contribute towards an assessment of the current state of this cichlid in the habitat and also provide information that could be used in the management of other exotic invaders.
On the other hand, Leporinus tigrinus and Leporinus unitaeniatus -this last species recently described by Garavello and Santos (2009) from Tocantins-were collected in a branch of Sao Simao reservoir at Paranaiba River basin, showing a probably free interchange of anostomid ichthyofauna among these rivers.
Temporal declines in fish abundance were reported in several reservoirs of the Iguacu, Paranapanema, Tiete and Paranaiba rivers, which, at present, show low primary productivity and fish yields (Gomes et al.