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Mazaruni

(mäzəro͞o`nē), river, c.350 mi (560 km) long, rising in the Guiana Highlands, NW Guyana, and flowing generally E to the Essequibo River at Bartica. The river is the center of Guyana's diamond industry.
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In addition to the river dredging operations through NARIL, the company is conducting two small exploratory pilot land operations in the Mazaruni river region of Guyana.
Laimosemion paryagi Cyprinodontiformes: Aplocheiloidei: Rivulidae), a new species from the upper Mazaruni river drainage of Western Guyana.
The thin, eel-like fish was found in the upper Mazaruni River in northern Guyana.
Deep in the rainforests of Guyana, ROM ichthyologist Hernan Lopez-Fernandez and his team discovered strange new fish species in the upper Mazaruni River area.
At a smaller level than "the nation" were specific groups with collective identities based upon their shared residence in and use of a geographic area, as in the case of the Upper Mazaruni River Group.
Its proposed US$ 4 billion Guyana Hydropower Project on the Mazaruni River, close to Turtruba Falls, is the largest Caribbean renewable energy project currently on the table.
The government also declared the conditions of the Mazaruni River from Kamarany to Iawalla to be disastrous, and has recognized that these conditions place onerous burdens on the community and environment.
This slope of the Pakaraima Mountains is drained by the Mazaruni River. The vegetation formation of the area is classified as Tall/medium, evergreen, lower montane sclerophyllous forest (Huber et al.
Scalation Number scales 32.0 32.0 32.0 34.0 32.4 0.7 LL + C Number scales 22.0 22.0 22.0 23.0 22.1 0.3 to D insertion Head D-E E-D scalation type Holotype: ZMA (Zoologisch Museum Amsterdam) 124.896, male, 39,2 mm SL: Guyana, Upper Mazaruni District, upper Mazaruni river about 7 miles downstream from Kamarang, a little creek about 15 minutes walk on a bush trail in eastern direction starting at the right bank near a rapid locally called "Sand Landing" (Figures 3 and 4).
During February and March 2011, Hernan Lopez-Fernandez led a new expedition to the upper Mazaruni River. This remote watershed was explored for the first time ever during a ROM expedition in 2008.