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Zhalong

General Information

Description
Country China
Latitude 47° 12' 0" (47.2000)
Longitude 124° 12' 0" (124.2000)

Physical Characteristics

Description
Type Fresh
Permanent

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description Zhalong is found within the Zhalong Naure Reserve, a conservation area for more than twenty years. Hunting is prohibited within the preserve and fishing is permitted seasonally. Fishing is prohibited between may and Jun eeach year to ensure sufficient food for breeding waterbirds.
Issues Land conversion, particularily for increased agriculture production, poses a threat to the Zhalong watershed.
Other Issues Lake Levels (water quantity)
Over-grazing
Point source pollution
Watershed habitat alteration
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Ramsar Site
Ramsar Site Name Zhalong
Ramsar Designations 1, 2, 5, 6
Species of Concern

Documents

Resources

Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework for Identifying Priorities
Profile of Ramsar sites in China
Ramsar Convention and Mai Po Nature Reserve
Zhalong Ramsar Fact Sheet

News

8/20/2001 - Zhalong Nature Reserve ravaged by fires

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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