Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Marine Lower Congo
Type River (basin)
Salinity brackish
Other Names
Location
Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola, lower Congo River basin, Central Africa 5° S 7° S - 12° E 14° E
Location Map E_CODE 812_mod.jpg
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Description Congo River basin downstream of the falls just upstream of Matadi (Yellala/Livingstone Falls) but excluding the Mpozo River. Includes: Luki, Lue Buquele
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Ecosystem Checklist Link
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FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
174 36
Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 04.18.11
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 11.09.20
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