Global diversity of mammals (Mammalia) in freshwater

@article{Veron2007GlobalDO,
  title={Global diversity of mammals (Mammalia) in freshwater},
  author={G{\'e}raldine Veron and Bruce D. Patterson and Randall R. Reeves},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={595},
  pages={607-617}
}
Species that are dependant on, or adapted to, freshwater environments are found in almost all mammalian orders, and two orders, the Cetacea and the Sirenia, are strictly aquatic and include some freshwater-dependant species. Overall, the aquatic and freshwater-dependant species represent around 70 of the more than 1,200 living or recent genera of mammals, and occur in all continents except Antarctica. They include some of the most endangered species of mammals, and several have gone extinct or… 

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