Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem South Brazil Shelf
Type Sea/Bay/Gulf
Salinity saltwater
Other Names
Location
LME SAU No 15. 19° S 33° S - 48° W 38° W
Location Map south-brazil.jpg
Size Ref
River Length Area 566862 km2 Drainage Area
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface 24.0 °C Map167.gif
100 Meters Depth 20.0 °C Map168.gif
Description The South Brazil Current LME, defined as the area influenced by the current for which it is named, lies off the southeast coast of Brazil. The LME is controlled mostly by shelf topography, in some places up to 220 km wide (http://www.na.nmfs.gov/lme/text/lme15.htm).
Comments on faunal list Area from SAU (November 2015).
URL 1 http://www.seaaroundus.org/lme/15.aspx
URL 2
Ecosystem Checklist Link
Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
960 200
Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. on 08.06.01
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 07.18.19
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