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Pánuco

(pä`no͞okō), river, c.315 mi (510 km) long, rising as the Santa María River in San Luis Potosí state, N central Mexico, and flowing generally east to empty into the Gulf of Mexico near Tampico. It is navigable for c.200 mi (322 km). Tributaries, including the Moctezuma, drain, sometimes by artificial means, the AnáhuacAnáhuac
[Aztec,=near the water], geographical term used variously in Mexico before the Spanish Conquest. Today it commonly refers to that part of the central plateau of Mexico comprising the Pánuco and Lerma river systems and the lake basin of the Valley of Mexico.
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Helminth parasites of freshwater fishes of the Panuco river basin, east central Mexico.
This track runs from the limit of the SMO along the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt through the central portion of the SMO and crosses the Panuco river basin, and ends in the boundary between the states of Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas.
This track runs from the Panuco river basin through the western limit of the SMO and connects with the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt.
From a panbiogeographic perspective, the Panuco River basin is considered as the main baseline.
In January, HI Energy and GUTSA were awarded the natural gas concession in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, a region with a population of 1 million including the cities of Tampico, Ciudad Madero and Altamira, which lie in the Panuco River basin.