Rio de la Plata

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Río de la Plata

(ˈriːəʊ də lɑː ˈplɑːtə)
n
(Placename) See Plata
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Noun1.Río de la Plata - an estuary between Argentina and UruguayRio de la Plata - an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
Uruguay - a South American republic on the southeast coast of South America; achieved independence from Brazil in 1825
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In the La Plata River Estuary spawning occur in spring and summer associated to high gradients of bottom water salinity (Macchi et al, 1996; Jaureguizar et al, 2008).
The dominant features from this sector are the "Serra do Mar" mountain range from Rio de Janeiro to Parana, the coastal lagoons situated in the Rio Grande do Sul coastal plain and the La Plata river estuary that contributes with more than 50% supply to the south Atlantic shelf.