Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Patos Lagoon
Type Lagoon
Salinity brackish
Other Names
Location
along the coastal plain of Rio Grande do Sul, off the southern Brazilian coast 29° S 33° S - 53° W 50° W
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length 250 km Area 10360 km2 Drainage Area
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description One of the largest coastal lagoons in the world.
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Species Families Species Families Reference
86 16
Casal, Christine Marie V. on 06.05.07
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 05.27.21
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