Not knowing, not recording, not listing: numerous unnoticed mollusk extinctions.

@article{Rgnier2009NotKN,
  title={Not knowing, not recording, not listing: numerous unnoticed mollusk extinctions.},
  author={Claire R{\'e}gnier and Beno{\^i}t Fontaine and Philippe Bouchet},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          1214-21
        }
}
  • Claire Régnier, Benoît Fontaine, Philippe Bouchet
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology
  • Mollusks are the group most affected by extinction according to the 2007 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, despite the group having not been evaluated since 2000 and the quality of information for invertebrates being far lower than for vertebrates. Altogether 302 species and 11 subspecies are listed as extinct on the IUCN Red List. We reevaluated mollusk species listed as extinct through bibliographic research and consultation with experts. We found that the number… CONTINUE READING

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