The Bia is a river that is situated primarily in Ghana and flows through Ghana and Ivory Coast, emptying into Aby Lagoon. A hydroelectric dam was built across the Bia at Ayamé in 1959, causing the formation of Lake Ayame.
South Ghana with the Bia
|Country||Ghana, Ivory Coast|
|Length||300 km (190 mi)|
|Basin size||9,300 km2 (3,600 sq mi)|
|⁃ average||83 m3/s (2,900 cu ft/s)|
- Ghana: Rivers and Lakes
- Seu-Anoï, N. M.; Ouattara, A.; Koné, Y. J.-M.; Gourène, G. (2011). "Seasonal distribution of phytoplankton in the Aby lagoon system, Ivory Coast, West Africa". African Journal of Aquatic Science. 36 (3): 321–330. doi:10.2989/16085914.2011.643561.
- Lake Ayame Archived March 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. mnhn.fr.
- Konan F K, Edia E O, Bony Y K, Ouattara A and Gourène G 2013: Fish assemblages in the Bia river-lake system (south-eastern Ivory Coast): A self-organizing map approach. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 25, Article #13. Retrieved November 21, 2014