Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Orinoco
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names
Location
Venezuela 10° N 2° N - 68° W 60° W
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length 2500 km Area Drainage Area 966000
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Rises in the Serra Parima mountains in S Venezuela and empties through a wide delta into the Atlantic Ocean (Ref. 6318).
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
600 50 318 45 30553
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 07.18.19
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