Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Pacific Ocean
Type Sea/Bay/Gulf
Salinity saltwater
Other Names
Location
FAO areas 67, 61, 71, 77, 81, 87, 88. 66° N 75° S - 136° W 153° E
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length Area 165384000 km2 Drainage Area 19000000
Depth
Average Depth 4200 m Max Depth 11524 m Ref 6232
Temperature
Surface 12.5 °C Map109.gif
100 Meters Depth 12.5 °C Map110.gif
Description Covers nearly 40 % of the worlds total sea area. Greatest breadth (E/W) is 16,000 km and greatest length (N/S) is 11,000 km. Greatest depths occurs in the Mindanao Trench. Shelf 15.8 %, Rises 38.4 %, Deep 42.9 %, Islands 2.9 % of total area.
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
8699 405
Froese, Rainer on 11.24.93
Modified by Torres, Armi G. on 07.18.19
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