Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Loire
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Liger (ancient) (Ref. 6318)
Location
France 48° N 45° N - 2° W 4° E
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length 1012 km Area 117500 km2 Drainage Area 120000
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Longest river in France. Rises in SE France; empties into Bay of Biscay by a wide estuary below Saint-Nazaire (Ref. 6318). Also Ref. 27188.
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
44 19 34 12 30553
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Paglinawan, Luvie on 07.18.19
Checked by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 06.07.12
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