Albano (stream)

Infobox River
river_name = Albano


caption =
origin = Bocchetta di Sommafiume
mouth = Lake Como, at Dongo
basin_countries = Italy
length =
elevation = 1,750 m (5,741 ft)
mouth_elevation = 199 m (653 ft)
discharge =
watershed =
The Albano is a stream (or "torrente") of Lombardy, Italy which flows through the province of Como. It rises from the Bocchetta di Sommafiume, in the commune of Germasino and runs eastwards through the Albano valley ententering Lake Como at Dongo. Between the communes of Germasino and Dongo Albano passes through Garzeno.

The most common fish are brown trout (both "Salmo trutta" morpha "fario" and "S. trutta" morpha "lacustris"), rainbow trout, and chub [http://www.itineraridipesca.com/it/it150.html] . The fauna supported by the stream also include amphibians such as the fire salamander, and insects such as stream mayflies.

Notes

References

*ITsource|Albano (torrente)|8303601

External links

* [http://www.vallealbano.it/a_torrente.htm Parco della Valle Albano]


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