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Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas
ABSTRACT The conservation and sustainable use of marine resources is a highlighted goal on a growing number of national and international policy agendas. Unfortunately, efforts to assess progress, as…
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World: A New Map of Biogeographic Units for Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation
Preliminary data for fish species compiled by ecoregion reveal some previously unrecognized areas of high biodiversity, highlighting the benefit of looking at the world's freshwaters through a new framework.
Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Australia
From tiny gobies to the giant barramundi, this compact volume provides in-depth coverage of nearly 300 species - every fish known to inhabit fresh water on the Australian continent. Every species is…
Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea
This lavishly illustrated volume provides exhaustive coverage of more than 90 percent of the region's reef fishes, including photographs of the juvenile, female and male in species that vary in appearance during their development.
Marine Biodiversity Hotspots and Conservation Priorities for Tropical Reefs
Coral reefs are the most biologically diverse of shallow water marine ecosystems but are being degraded worldwide by human activities and climate warming, and conservation efforts targeted toward them could help avert the loss of tropical reef biodiversity.
FAO species catalogue. v. 6: Snappers of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of Lutjanid species known to date
- G. Allen
- 13 May 1987
Snappers of the world : an annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date , Snappers of the world : an annotated and illustrated catalogue of lutjanid species known to date ,…
Conservation hotspots of biodiversity and endemism for Indo‐Pacific coral reef fishes
- G. Allen
- Environmental Science
- 1 July 2008
1.Distribution patterns of 3919 species of Indo-Pacific reef fishes were analysed using GIS mapping software for the purpose of conservation prioritization of extraordinary high concentrations…
The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World’s Vertebrates
Though the threat of extinction is increasing, overall declines would have been worse in the absence of conservation, and current conservation efforts remain insufficient to offset the main drivers of biodiversity loss in these groups.