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Protected Area for the Management of Habitats or Species of Lagoa do Congro

 

The main feature of this Lagoon is that it is installed in an explosive crater of  maar type. The watershed and the water plan of Lagoa do Congro are of small size, with approximately 0,34 km2 and 0,051 km2, respectively. Emphasis the value of this site, as a feeding and resting area for migratory birds. For fish we see in the Lagoon, Common Carp (Cyprinus sp.) and Perch (Perca fluviatilis). In significant numbers there is also the Great Crested Newt (Triturus cristatus carnifex), a specie protected under the Berne Convention.