Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Gambia
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names
Location
Senegal, Gambia and Guinea, West Africa 15° N 11° N - 17° W 11° W
Location Map E_CODE 89_mod.jpg
Size Ref
River Length 1094 km Area 77100 km2 Drainage Area 75760
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Rises in Fouta Djallon, Guinea; flows NW through Senegal and W into the Atlantic Ocean (Ref. 6318). Also Ref. 28587.
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
138 42 79 26 30553
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 05.27.21
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