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Each year the Amazon and its tributaries, such as the Rio Negro, rise up to 15 metres and flood riparian forests, often for months at a time. Where birds once flew, fish swim amongst the submerged trees, pursued by caimans and dolphins.
Matrincha (Brycon sp.) in the flooded forest of the Amazon. Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Matrincha (Brycon sp.) in the flooded forest of the Amazon. Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) underwater  on sandy ground of a Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) underwater on sandy ground of a Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil.
Blue Tucunare (Cichla temensis) with Jacunda (Crenicichla sp.) Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Blue Tucunare (Cichla temensis) with Jacunda (Crenicichla sp.) Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil.
Stripped catfish (Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum) on sandy ground of Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Stripped catfish (Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum) on sandy ground of Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil.
Matrincha (Brycon sp.) on surface of Rio Negro tributary, Amazon Basin, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Matrincha (Brycon sp.) on surface of Rio Negro tributary, Amazon Basin, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) underwater in the flooded forest of a Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) underwater in the flooded forest of a Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil.
Anavilhanas Archipelago, aerial view, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil, February 2011. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Anavilhanas Archipelago, aerial view, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil, February 2011. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Photographer Michel Roggo in the flooded forest of the Amazon, Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil, February 2011. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Photographer Michel Roggo in the flooded forest of the Amazon, Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil, February 2011. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) on sandy ground, Rio Negro tributary, with the typical red colour of the water, Amazon, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) on sandy ground, Rio Negro tributary, with the typical red colour of the water, Amazon, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Trees in flooded forest reflected in the Amazon Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil, February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Trees in flooded forest reflected in the Amazon Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil, February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Aerial view of flooded forests, Anavilhanas Archipelago, Anavilhanas National Park,  Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aerial view of flooded forests, Anavilhanas Archipelago, Anavilhanas National Park, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Aerial view of the flooded forest of Anavilhanas Archipelago, Anavilhanas National Park, in the Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aerial view of the flooded forest of Anavilhanas Archipelago, Anavilhanas National Park, in the Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) on sandy ground of a Rio Negro tributary, with the typical red colour of the water, Amazon, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) on sandy ground of a Rio Negro tributary, with the typical red colour of the water, Amazon, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) on surface of the Rio Negro, with the typical red colour of the water, Amazon, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) on surface of the Rio Negro, with the typical red colour of the water, Amazon, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) at surface of the Rio Negro, with the typical red colour of the water, Amazon, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) at surface of the Rio Negro, with the typical red colour of the water, Amazon, Brazil. Taken for the Freshwater Project.
Half tooth fish (Hemiodopsis sp.) Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Half tooth fish (Hemiodopsis sp.) Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Eartheater fish (Geophagus sp.) Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Eartheater fish (Geophagus sp.) Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Matrincha (Brycon) in flooded forest of the Amazon Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil. - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Matrincha (Brycon) in flooded forest of the Amazon Rio Negro tributary, Amazon, Brazil.
Aerial view of flooded forests, Anavilhanas Archipelago, Anavilhanas National Park, in the Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aerial view of flooded forests, Anavilhanas Archipelago, Anavilhanas National Park, in the Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Aerial view of flooded forests, Anavilhanas Archipelago, Anavilhanas National Park,  Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project - Michel  Roggo
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Michel Roggo / Aerial view of flooded forests, Anavilhanas Archipelago, Anavilhanas National Park, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil February 2011. Photographed for The Freshwater Project