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Habitat of Taoyuan Pond in Taiwan

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Taiwan, Longtan District, Taoyuan City

Taiwan Taoyuan Pond was formed in 1741, mainly to irrigate farmland. After nearly 300 years, it has become an important habitat for many native fish and aquatic plants.

Submitted by
Chen Li Fan
Approved by
Fan Li & Zhou Hang
GPS
24.8896713, 121.1982193
Geographical region
Eastern Asia
Drainage Basin
Laojie River
River catchment
Water body type
Pool
Water body name
Xujia Pond
Water body part
Water body course
Water body: tributary of
Tributary name

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
High
Water temperature
16~28 °C
Water flow/curent
Slow

Chemical parameters

pH
7,5
Conductivity
108
GH
5 mg/l
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Substrate in nature

Sand
no
Pebble/Gravel
Beige
Stone
Grey
Stone form
Silt/Mud
Grey
Leaves
Many
Driftwood
Many
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
No

Aquatic Biotope

Date of collecting
10/5/2020
Collecting area
Edge of reservoir
Water depth
0,5m
Air temperature
18 °C
Sunlight
Full sun

Sitography

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