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Kus (Manyas)

General Information

Description
Country Turkey
Latitude 40° 12' 0" (40.2000)
Longitude 28° 0' 0" (28.0000)
State

Physical Characteristics

Description
Surface Area 120.00 km2
Type Fresh
Permanent

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Ramsar Site
Ramsar Site Name Lake kus (Manyas)
Ramsar Designations 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Species of Concern

Documents

Resources

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

News

6/8/2001 - Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the Turkish Ramsar site of Lake Kus

Additional Data Sources

Birkett, C., and I. Mason. 1995. A new global lakes database for remote sensing programme studying climatically sensitive large lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 21 (3) 307-318.
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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