Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Lower Zambezi
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
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Location
Mainly situated in Zimbabwe and Mozambique, southern Africa 13° S 19° S - 30° E 38° E
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Description Zambezi River basin from below Cahora Bassa to the sea, including the lower Shire River (up to Kapachira Falls) but excluding the upper Shire and Lake Malawi. Includes: Cuacua, Licuare, Namacura, lower Shire
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33 13
Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 05.22.13
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 05.27.21
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