Conservation of Freshwater Fishes (Conservation Biology) by Gerard P. Closs,Martin Krkosek,Julian D. Olden

By Gerard P. Closs,Martin Krkosek,Julian D. Olden

Freshwater fish are essentially the most diversified teams of vertebrates, yet also are among the main threatened. With contributions from leaders within the box, this can be the 1st review of the worldwide kingdom of freshwater fish range, synthesising the possibilities, demanding situations and obstacles dealing with the conservation of freshwater fish biodiversity. The ebook contains the 1st worldwide review of the quantity, kind and distribution of threatened freshwater fish species, discussing the positive factors of freshwater fish biology and ecology that render such a lot of species liable to extinction. Introductory chapters on why freshwater fish are so delicate to environmental switch and disturbance lead into chapters delivering specific experiences of the foremost threatening approaches and power options. A concluding bankruptcy summarises the most important concerns and appears to the long run for possibilities and demanding situations for the conservation and administration of freshwater fish.

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