Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Niger
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names
Location
West Africa 17° N 4° N - 11° W 7° E
Location Map E_CODE 26_mod.jpg
Size Ref
River Length 4030 km Area 1125000 km2 Drainage Area 2200000
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Also Ref. 2940, 13331. Refers to the entire Niger basin and includes Kainji Lake, Bani River, Benue River, Inner Niger Delta, Lower Niger River, Middle Niger River, Upper Niger River, Niger Delta and Sokoto River.
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
300 40 149 35 30553
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 11.09.20
Checked by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 06.07.12
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