Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Moro Gulf
Type Sea/Bay/Gulf
Salinity saltwater
Other Names
Location
Southern Philippines 7° N ° - 123° E °
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length Area Drainage Area 22000
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth 5000 m Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description A deep body of water, about 40% of it is deeper than 2,000 m. Its deepest part near its eastern portion is about 5,000 m. The western part of the Gulf is shallow, less than 200 m deep, with extensive mangroves and coral reefs (Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay provinces). Within the Gulf is the Illana Bay (Ref. 106380).
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Species Families Species Families Reference
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Casal, Christine Marie V. on 03.15.16
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 11.09.20
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