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Kuban Delta

General Information

Country Russian Federation
Latitude 45° 49' 59" (45.8333)
Longitude 38° 30' 0" (38.5000)

Physical Characteristics

Type Fresh


Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management


Biodiversity Conservation

Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Ramsar Site
Ramsar Site Name Kuban Delta
Ramsar Designations 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8
Species of Concern 2000 IUCN Red List species Pelecanus crispus, Oxyura leucocephala and Aythya nyroca. Eight species of fish and 20 of invertebrates are considered rare and threatened. Of the mammals, Mustela lutreola, Lutra lutra meridionalis and Vormela peregusna are considered rare and endangered species. (Ramsar)



Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework for Identifying Priorities
Kuban Delta 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.
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The List of Wetlands of International Importance.

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