The lake holds large populations of water birds and was designated as a Ramsar Site on August 26, 1998.
Several threatened species such as the huge Titicaca water frog and the flightless Titicaca grebe are largely or entirely restricted to the lake, In addition to the Titicaca orestias, native fish species in the lake's basin are other species of Orestias, and the catfish Trichomycterus dispar, T.
In Aymara, titi can be translated as either puma, lead, or a heavy metal.
which then flows south through Bolivia to Lake Poopó.
This only accounts for about 10% of the lake's water balance.
One day after the famed radio broadcast, night two of the Capitol Theater homecoming shows offers a staggering snapshot of the heart of the Darkness tour, mixed from multi-tracks by Bob Clearmountain.
Bruce and the band are on fire, blazing through Darkness tracks and stretching out for “Kitty’s Back” and a rare “Incident on 57th […] " /One day after the famed radio broadcast, night two of the Capitol Theater homecoming shows offers a staggering snapshot of the heart of the Darkness tour, mixed from multi-tracks by Bob Clearmountain.
In the winter (June – September), mixing occurs with the deeper waters, which are always between 10 to 11 °C (50 to 52 °F).
Neither the protohistoric nor prehistoric name for Lake Titicaca is currently known.Reeds and other aquatic vegetation is widespread in Lake Titicaca.Totora reeds grow in water shallower than 3 m (9.8 ft), less frequently to 5.5 m (18 ft), but macrophytes, notably Chara and Potamogeton, occur down to 10 m (33 ft).Given the lack of a common name for Lake Titicaca in the sixteenth century, it is argued that the Spaniards used the name of the site of the most important indigenous shrine in the region, thakhsi cala on the Island of the Sun, as the name for the lake.In time and with usage, this name developed into Titicaca.Given the various Native American groups that occupied the Lake Titicaca region, it is likely that it lacked a single, commonly accepted name in prehistoric times and at the time the Spaniards arrived.