Location The Baltic Sea is a sea located in Northern Europe.
DimensionsMax Max Max Surface Waterlength width depth area volume(km) (km) (m) (km2) (km3)1600 193 459 377,000 20,000
Salinity The Baltic Seas salinity is much lower than that of ocean water (which averages 35%), The open surface waters of the central basin have salinity of 6 to 8 %. Below 40 to 70 m, the salinity is between 10 and 15 %
Biology The fish fauna of the Baltic sea is a mixture of marine species such as cod, herring, hake, plaice, flounder, shorthorn sculpin and turbot, and freshwater species such as perch, pike, whitefish and roach.
Used web-pages and photos Photos by Dietrich Bojko http://www.flickriver.com/photos/webinteger/sets/7215759 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltic_Sea http://www.itameriportaali.fi/en/tietoa/elama/elioryhmat/