Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Negro
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names
Location
Northwest South America 2° N 4° S - 70° W 60° W
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length 2000 km Area Drainage Area 2830
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Rises in E Colombia where it is known as the GuainĂ­a, flows E to the Venezuela boundary, forms a section of Colombia-Venezuela boundary, crosses Brazil and SE into Amazon river at Manaus; is joined to the Orinoco through the Casiquiare river (Ref. 6318).
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
365 44 10 30553
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 07.18.19
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