|Native name||Loch Beara (Irish)|
|Primary inflows||River Barra|
|Primary outflows||Gweebarra River|
|Catchment area||19.68 km2 (7.6 sq mi)|
|Max. length||1.4 km (1 mi)|
|Max. width||0.8 km (0.5 mi)|
|Surface area||0.63 km2 (0.24 sq mi)|
|Average depth||4.4 m (14 ft)|
|Max. depth||11.6 m (38 ft)|
|Surface elevation||90 m (300 ft)|
Natural history Edit
Fish species in Lough Barra include brown trout, salmon and the critically endangered European eel. Lough Barra is part of the Cloghernagore Bog and Glenveagh National Park Special Area of Conservation, which also includes Lough Beagh.
See also Edit
- Free, Gary; Little, Ruth; Tierney, Deirdre; Donnelly, Karol & Caroni, Rossana (2006). A Reference Based Typology and Ecological Assessment System for Irish Lakes (PDF) (Report). Environmental Protection Agency (Ireland). p. 10. Retrieved 11 October 2022.
- Google (3 February 2016). "Lough Barra" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
- "Water Framework Directive Fish Stock Survey of Lough Barra" (PDF). Inland Fisheries Ireland. July 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
- "Loch Beara/Lough Barra". Placenames Database of Ireland. Government of Ireland - Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Dublin City University. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
- "Cloghernagore Bog and Glenveagh National Park SAC" (PDF). National Parks and Wildlife Service (Ireland). Retrieved 3 February 2016.
- Media related to Lough Barra at Wikimedia Commons