Zoogeography and biodiversity of the freshwater fishes of Southeast Asia

@article{ZakariaIsmail2004ZoogeographyAB,
  title={Zoogeography and biodiversity of the freshwater fishes of Southeast Asia},
  author={M. Zakaria-Ismail},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={285},
  pages={41-48}
}
  • M. Zakaria-Ismail
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Hydrobiologia
  • The ichthyofauna of the freshwater system of Southeast Asia is extremely diverse. A recent estimate of about 1000 species is probably an understatement. More than 10 new species are being added to the list annually. The distribution pattern of the Southeast Asian freshwater fishes can be divided into five zoogeographic regions. The first one is the Salween basin in Burma, with fishes mainly of the Indian subcontinent origin such as Amblypharyngodon atkinsoni, Bangana almorae and Brachydanio… CONTINUE READING
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