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Neiriz Lakes

General Information

Description
Country Afghanistan
Iran
Latitude 29° 40' 0" (29.6667)
Longitude 53° 30' 0" (53.5000)

Physical Characteristics

Description
Type Saline
Intermittent

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Ramsar Site
Ramsar Site Name Neyriz Lakes & Kamjan Marshes
Ramsar Designations 1, 2, 3, 5, 6
Species of Concern During the winter the Neiriz Lakes are home to two globally threatened species, Anser erythropus and Aquila heliaca, occur in winter.

Documents

Resources

Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework for Identifying Priorities
Neiriz (Neyriz) Lakes Ramsar Fact Sheet

Additional Data Sources

Duker, L. and L. Borre. 2001. Biodiversity conservation of the world's lakes: a preliminary framework for identifying priorities. LakeNet Report Series Number 2. Annapolis, Maryland USA.

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