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

Freshwater fish are some of the most various teams of vertebrates, yet also are among the main threatened. With contributions from leaders within the box, this is often the 1st evaluation of the worldwide country of freshwater fish range, synthesising the possibilities, demanding situations and boundaries dealing with the conservation of freshwater fish biodiversity. The booklet comprises the 1st international overview of the quantity, variety and distribution of threatened freshwater fish species, discussing the positive aspects of freshwater fish biology and ecology that render such a lot of species at risk of extinction. Introductory chapters on why freshwater fish are so delicate to environmental swap and disturbance lead into chapters offering particular reports of the major threatening strategies and power strategies. A concluding bankruptcy summarises the main matters and appears to the long run for possibilities and demanding situations for the conservation and administration of freshwater fish.

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