California ’ s freshwater fishes : status and management

  title={California ’ s freshwater fishes : status and management},
  author={Rebecca M. Qui{\~n}ones and Peter B. Moyle},
1 SUMMARY Fishes in Mediterranean climates are adapted to thrive in streams with dynamic environmental conditions such as strong seasonality in flows. However, anthropogenic threats to species viability, in combination with climate change, can alter habitats beyond native species’ environmental tolerances and may result in extirpation. Although the effects of a Mediterranean climate on aquatic habitats in California have resulted in a diverse fish fauna, freshwater fishes are significantly… CONTINUE READING