Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Yellow River (China)
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Huang He, Huang Ho (Ref. 6318)
Location
China 43° N 33° N - 97° W 119° E
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length 5464 km Area Drainage Area 980000
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description The name Yellow River is derived from the color of silt that flows downstream. Its source is the Kunlun Mountains, in western China. Its mouth is the Gulf of Bohai.
Comments on faunal list
URL 1 http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/geography/huangheriver.htm
URL 2 http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/rivers/yellow_river/http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/about_freshwater/rivers/yellow_river/
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Total
FishBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
64 14
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Torres, Armi G. on 05.27.21
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