The Taunton River watershed or Taunton River basin is made up of 562 square miles (1,500 km2) of rivers, lakes, ponds, streams, and wetlands in southeastern Massachusetts, USA. It is the second largest watershed in the state. Also, it is a significant part of a much larger multi-state watershed, the Narragansett Bay watershed.
The Taunton River watershed is mostly situated in Bristol County and western Plymouth County, while some portions of it extends into parts of southern Norfolk County.
The Taunton River watershed includes:
7 species of freshwater mussels
27 different habitat types
29 species of native fish
114 species of birds.
173 square miles (450 km2) of canoeable river
221 lakes and ponds
Hockomock Swamp of 16,800 acres (6,800 ha)
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