Distribution, endemism and threat status of freshwater fishes in the Western Ghats of India

@article{Dahanukar2004DistributionEA,
  title={Distribution, endemism and threat status of freshwater fishes in the Western Ghats of India},
  author={Neelesh Dahanukar and Rupesh L. Raut and Anuradha Bhat},
  journal={Journal of Biogeography},
  year={2004},
  volume={31}
}
Aim  To study (1) the large‐scale distribution patterns of freshwater fishes in the Western Ghats of India; (2) the endemism and uniqueness of the fishes in various zones; and (3) the threat status of fishes by categorizing them under low risk (LR), vulnerable (VU), endangered (EN) and critically endangered (CR). 
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