Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Amudar'ya
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Oxus, Jayhun (Ref. 6318); Amy; Amyderya; Dar'yoi Amu; Jaihun (Encarta 2000); Amu Darya River
Location
Central and west Asia 44° N 36° N - 59° E 69° E
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length 2620 km Area Drainage Area 653000
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Originates on the Pamirs Plateau and flows north into the Aral Sea (Encarta 2000).
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
45 12 40 10 30553
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 11.09.20
Checked by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 06.06.12
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