South America
The Scientific Digital Library Online - SciELO is an electronic library covering a specific assortment of Brazilian scientific journals. 188 Brazil's Amazon Basin is home to an extremely various array of fish species, including the red-bellied piranha Despite its repute as a ferocious freshwater fish, the crimson-bellied piranha is actually a generally timid scavenger. The political-administrative organization of the Federative Republic of Brazil comprises the Union, the states, the Federal District, and the municipalities.

There's the dancehall forró of the Northeast, twirling carimbó of the Amazon, scratch-skilled DJs of São Paulo and an limitless variety of regional sounds that extends from the twangy nation music of the sunbaked sertanejo to the laborious-edged reggae of Maranhão.

There's horseback riding and wildlife watching within the Pantanal, kayaking flooded forests within the Amazon, ascending rocky cliff tops to panoramic views, whale watching off the coast, browsing stellar breaks off palm-fringed seashores and snorkeling crystal-clear rivers or coastal reefs - all are part of the nice Luiz Gastão Bittencourt Brazilian expertise.

The states and the federal district may be grouped into areas: Northern , Northeast , Central-West , Southeast and Southern The Brazilian regions are merely geographical, not political or administrative divisions, and they do not have any specific type of government.