Introduction: Fishes of the Brazilian Amazon

  • Friedrich W. Keppeler
  • Renato A. M. SilvanoEmail author


This chapter provides a broad overview of fish diversity and ecology in the Brazilian Amazon and the purposes of this book.


Fish diversity Neotropical fish Biogeography Fish ecology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Friedrich W. Keppeler
    • 1
  • Renato A. M. Silvano
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Center for LimnologyUW-MadisonMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Sul (UFRGS), Departamento de ZoologiaPorto AlegreBrazil

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