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Researchers Study Effects of Deforestation on Fish in the Amazon

Scientists from Texas A&M University are working with a team of Brazilian researchers to study the effects of deforestation on fish in the Amazon River, where about 56 percent of the forest has been cut over the past four decades.

A view of the Amazon River in the Parque Nacional da Amazônia in Brazil.

Scientists from Texas A&M University are working with a team of Brazilian researchers to study the effects of deforestation on fish in the Amazon River, where about 56 percent of the forest has been cut over the past four decades. The researchers are quantifying the patterns of fish abundance in relation to floodplain vegetation.

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