Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Rhine
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Rhein, Rhin, Rijn, (ancient) Rhenus (Ref. 6318)
Location
Western Europe 53° N 46° N - 4° e 10° e
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Size Ref
River Length 1320 km Area 220000 km2 Drainage Area 225000
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Formed by the confluence of Hinterrhein and Vorderrhein in SE Switzerland, flows through Lake Constance and on to the North Sea. Its main tributaries include on the right the Main, Lahn, Sieg, Ruhr, and Lippe; on the left the Aare, Ill, Nahe, Moselle, and Erft (Ref. 6318). Also Ref. 27188.
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FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
58 23 44 13 30553
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 05.27.21
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