A coastal lake at the end of the Casimcea valley with a steep limestone shoreline, except on the eastern side where it is separated from the sea by a sandbank. The lake reaches a depth of 5.6 m and has two islands. Sparse reedbeds (Phragmites) are found in the north-west of the lake.
This is an important site for passage and wintering waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Taşaul. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/04/2019.