The freshwater fauna of the South Polar Region: A 140-year review

@inproceedings{Dartnall2017TheFF,
  title={The freshwater fauna of the South Polar Region: A 140-year review},
  author={Hjg Dartnall},
  year={2017}
}
The metazoan fauna of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic freshwaters is reviewed. Almost 400 species, notably rotifers, tardigrades and crustaceans have been identified. Sponges, molluscs, amphibians, reptiles and fishes are absent though salmonid fishes have been successfully introduced on some of the sub-Antarctic islands. Other alien introductions include insects (Chironomidae) and annelid worms (Oligochaeta). The fauna is predominately benthic in habitat and becomes increasingly depauperate at… Expand
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