Freshwater finfish biodiversity and conservation: an asian perspective

@article{Nguyen2005FreshwaterFB,
  title={Freshwater finfish biodiversity and conservation: an asian perspective},
  author={T. T. Nguyen and S. D. Silva},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={3543-3568}
}
AbstractAspects on biodiversity and conservation of the ichthyofauna in the Asian region, in comparison to that of Africa, Europe and North America have been relatively less documented. This paper attempts to evaluate the above aspects in the East, and South and Southeast Asia based on available information in the literature. The familial diversity in inland waters in Asia (121 families) is considerably higher than in African and Latin American. Also, the finfish faunal diversity of 21 major… Expand
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