How Diverse is Aquatic Biodiversity Research?

  title={How Diverse is Aquatic Biodiversity Research?},
  author={A. Moustakas and Ioannis Karakassis},
  journal={Aquatic Ecology},
The use of the term ‘biodiversity’ in the aquatic bibliography has expanded during the last 10 years at an almost exponential rate. A quantitative analysis of the bibliography addressing the issue of biodiversity showed that it is mainly dominated by reviews or policy-oriented articles rather than articles referring to field data or models. The scientific effort is largely biased in terms of geographic distribution of the areas studied, country of origin of the first author and the biota… Expand

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