Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Marmara
Type Lake
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Lake Mermere
Location
FishBase does not have latitudinal and longitudinal range for this ecosystem.
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Size Ref
River Length Area 45 km2 Drainage Area
Depth
Average Depth 5 m Max Depth 6 m Ref 86351
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description Annual temperature varies between 17.0 and 29.0°C at the surface. DO varies between 9.2 and 15.2 mg/l. Originally a natural lake but was transformed into a reservoir by dam construction in 1953 by the Turkish State Water Supply. Lake water is used as irrigation water by Sahlili and Golmarmara plains.
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Luna, Susan M. on 02.02.11
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