They have always lived there, but only now have been discovered. The irony is that studies for the construction work which are threatening them made possible the discovery.
June 29, 2014
The construction of dams in the Brazilian Amazon affected significantly the fauna of the rivers by the disappearance of fish species.
April 24, 2015
Tapajos river fishers may join the group of Brazilians who need public assistance to feed themselves. The federal government has started a series of infrastructure projects that will take the fish away from the fishermen.
May 13, 2015
A new study suggests that the catfish’s sensitive life cycle—complete with long journeys timed to coincide with seasonal river flows—may be interrupted by dams in their last remaining refuge.