Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Salween
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Nu Jiang; Tuanguyi
Location
Eastern Myanmar and northwestern Thailand. 28° N 16° N - 97° E 99° E
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Size Ref
River Length 3060 km Area Drainage Area 324000
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref 6232
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description The Salween River originates in the Tibethan range of the eastern Himalayas. The river passes through western Yunnan, China, Myanmar, and then forms the border between Myanmar and Thailand, before it turns west and drains into the Andaman Sea.
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
224 27 143 34 30553
Froese, Rainer on 03.30.98
Modified by Casal, Christine Marie V. on 05.27.21
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