Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem North Brazil Shelf
Type Sea/Bay/Gulf
Salinity saltwater
Other Names
Location
LME SAU No 17. 6° N 2° S - 50° W 34° W
Location Map North_Brazil_Shelf.png
Size Ref
River Length Area 1053656 km2 Drainage Area
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface 27.3 °C Map95.gif
100 Meters Depth 22.0 °C Map96.gif
Description The North Brazil Shelf LME extends from the Caribbean Sea boundary, just off Venezuela, to the Paraiba River estuary (http://www.na.nmfs.gov/lme/text/lme17.htm).
Comments on faunal list Area from SAU (November 2015).
URL 1 http://www.seaaroundus.org/lme/17.aspx
URL 2
Ecosystem Checklist Link
Total
SeaLifeBase Literature
Species Families Species Families Reference
842 281 7251
Modified by on 07.03.20
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