The Diversity of Life in African Freshwaters : Underwater, Under Threat. An Analysis of the Status and Distribution of Freshwater Species Throughout Mainland Africa


2011. 28cm. Pp.viii,347. Binding : ebook / PDF, 8.46MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above.

The Diversity of Life in African Freshwaters is an assessment of the status (according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species) and distribution of all described species of freshwater fishes, molluscs, odonates, crabs, and selected families of aquatic plants from across mainland continental Africa. A total of 4,989 species were assessed, with species information compiled for each of 7,079 river or lake sub-catchments. the most up-to-date information on the distributions and conservation status of species in all inland water ecosystems across mainland continental Africa and the reasons behind their declining status.

Title: The Diversity of Life in African Freshwaters : Underwater, Under Threat. An Analysis of the Status and Distribution of Freshwater Species Throughout Mainland Africa

Author: Darwall, Will ; K.G. Smith, D.J. Allen, D. J., R.A. Holland, I.J. Harrison & E.G.E. Brooks

Categories: Freshwater Fishes,

ISBN: 2831713455

ISBN 13: 9782831713458

Condition: New

Inventory number: 979087

Keywords: 9782831713458. The Diversity of Life in African Freshwaters