Anthropogenically induced fish diversity reduction in Lake Valencia Basin, Venezuela

@article{LpezRojas2004AnthropogenicallyIF,
  title={Anthropogenically induced fish diversity reduction in Lake Valencia Basin, Venezuela},
  author={H{\'e}ctor L{\'o}pez-Rojas and Ana L. Bonilla-Rivero},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={757-765}
}
Lake Valencia in north central Venezuela, one of the largest natural inland bodies of water north of the equator, is undergoing a very rapid deterioration process as a consequence of anthropogenically induced changes. At the Ichthyology Laboratory of Instituto de Zoología Tropical, we have been studying the fishes of the northern tributaries of Lake Valencia since the early 1990's. As a result of collections made in seven northern tributaries of the basin from 1990 to 1993, we have identified… CONTINUE READING