Central Sulawesi Danau Sidenreng Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Central Sulawesi Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

Central Sulawesi

Danau Sidenreng Nature Reserve

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Location:4°00’S, 119°52’E; 25 km east of Parepare, Central Sulawesi.
Area:c.3,1100ha.
Altitude:c.50m.
Description of site:
A permanent freshwater lake in the lowlands of the southern peninsula of Sulawesi.
Climatic conditions:
Humid tropical climate with an average annual rainfall of 1,355 mm.
Principal vegetation:No information.
Land tenure:State owned (Indonesian Government).
Conservation measures taken:None.
Land use:Fishing.
Disturbances and threats:No information.
Economic and social values:
No information. The lake may have some potential for outdoor recreation and tourism.
Fauna:
Little information is available. The lake is known to support a population of the endemic fish Oryzias celebensis (Adrianichthyidae), and may still support a population of T. ladigesi (Atherinidae). Both these species are known only from this lake and Lake Tempe, six km to the southeast .

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