Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Kivu
Type Lake
Salinity freshwater
Other Names
Location
Border between Rwanda and Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo River basin, Central Africa 1° S 3° S - 28° E 30° E
Location Map E_CODE 203_mod.jpg
Size Ref
River Length 90 km Area 2700 km2 Drainage Area
Depth
Average Depth 220 m Max Depth 475 m Ref 28192
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Part of the Congo River basin; drained at Bukavu to Lake Tanganyika by the Rusizi River.
Comments on faunal list
URL 1 http://www.ilec.or.jp/database/afr/dsafr023.html
URL 2
Ecosystem Checklist Link
Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
37 9
Casal, Christine Marie V. on 03.09.99
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 05.27.21
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