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Shabla

General Information

Description
Country Bulgaria
Latitude 43° 35' 0" (43.5833)
Longitude 28° 33' 0" (28.5500)
State

Physical Characteristics

Description Lake Shabla is more accurately two coastal lakes linked by an artificial canal.
Type Brackish
Permanent
Natural

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Ramsar Site
Species of Concern Lake Shabla is an internationally important area for the endangered Redbreasted goose (Branta ruficollis), providing wintering habitat for over 75% of the world population.

Documents

Resources

Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework for Identifying Priorities
Shabla 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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