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  • All these watercourses flow into the Tocantins River, which is a tributary of the Amazon Basin.

    Cerrado Protected Areas, Brazil 2008

  • These rivers include the Pacajá and Anapu which drain directly into the Amazon River, the Bacajá and Fresco that feed the Xingu, and the Parauapebas and Catete that feed the Tocantins River.

    Xingu-Tocantins-Araguaia moist forests 2008

  • The Tocantins River hosts a diversity of species, many of which are endemic.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 6 2008

  • The Transamazon Highway traverses the middle of the region east to west and another highway flanks the Tocantins River.

    Xingu-Tocantins-Araguaia moist forests 2008

  • This interfluvial ecoregion is bound by the Amazon Delta to the north, the Xingu River to the west, and the Tocantins River to the east.

    Xingu-Tocantins-Araguaia moist forests 2008

  • Right now, we're in the city of Imperatriz along the Tocantins River.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2007 2007

  • Col. Brazil was the happy possessor of immense concessions on that tributary stream -- in fact as far as the Tocantins River, a tributary on the left side of the Jamanchin.

    Across Unknown South America Arnold Henry Savage Landor 1894

  • The Tocantins River, which intersected the Province from Goyaz city to its most northern point, was also another serviceable stream -- but no one used it, except, perhaps, some rare private canoe taking up goods to settlements on its banks.

    Across Unknown South America Arnold Henry Savage Landor 1894

  • This species is named after the Parakanã, native inhabitants from the lower Tocantins River drainage where this species occurs.

    Practical Fishkeeping 2010

  • This species, known from the upper part of the Tocantins River drainage, is distinguished from congeners in having a shorter first branched dorsal-fin ray (22. 6-26.0% standard length) in fish larger than 70 mm standard length.

    Practical Fishkeeping 2010


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