The Amur or Heilong Jiang (Even: Тамур (Tamur), Manchu:, Sahaliyan Ula; Chinese: 黑龙江; pinyin: Hēilóng Jiāng; Russian: рéка Аму́р, ) is the world's tenth longest river, forming the border between the Russian Far East and Northeastern China (Inner Manchuria). The largest fish species in the Amur is the kaluga, attaining a length as great as 5.6 metres.
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