Patos


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Patos

 

(Lagoa dos Patos), a lagoon in southeastern Brazil. A shallow lagoon, Patos is 241 km long and up to 48 km wide. It is linked by a narrow channel with the Atlantic Ocean and by the São Gonçalo Canal with Lagoa Mirim. There is fishing in the lagoon. The city of Pôrto Alegre is situated on the northwestern shore.

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Se estimo la densidad de patos (numero de individuos por unidad de superficie de espejo de agua), a traves del metodo de Hayne (Davis & Winstead 1987).
Se recorrieron dos transectos por dia, a lo largo de la margen del cauce, caminando entre la vegetacion riberena para evitar ser detectados por los patos (PERNOLLET, 2010) y asi no alterar su comportamiento.
In Brazil the species was first reported by Torgan (1997) in Patos Lagoon (30[grados]23'-32[grados]07'S, 50[grados]41'-52[grados]12'W) on the Coastal Plain of the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
The company has also reported that 2009 second quarter production averaged 6,385bopd from the Patos Marinza oil field in Albania (Patos Marinza), compared to first quarter production of 5,864 bopd.