|Depth||2,212 m (7,257 ft)|
|Countries and Territories|
|Bordering Countries||Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Turkey|
It's bordered by Turkey, and by the countries of Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Russia and Georgia.
Over many centuries the Black Sea has been of critical importance to regional commerce. Today this body of water serves as a primary highway for the transport of energy to Europe from Russia and western Asia.
|Marine||Marine Habitats • Aquariums • Global Oceans • Ocean Weather
|Vertebrate||Fishes • Mammals • Reptiles • Amphibians • Cartilaginous Fishes • Sharks
|Invertebrate||Arthropod • Mollusca • Echinoderms • Cnidaria
|Conservation Status||Critically Endangered • Endangered • Near Threatened • Vulnerable • Least Concern • Data Deficient • Not Evaluated|