conservation of freshwater and euryhaline elasmobranchs: a review

@article{Martin2005conservationOF,
  title={conservation of freshwater and euryhaline elasmobranchs: a review},
  author={R. Aidan Martin},
  journal={Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom},
  year={2005},
  volume={85},
  pages={1049 - 1073}
}
  • R. Martin
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
published data on the diversity, life history, ecology, and status of freshwater and euryhaline elasmobranchs was reviewed in the context of anthropogenic threats and principles of conservation biology. at least 171 species of elasmobranch, representing 68 genera and 34 families, are recorded from fresh or estuarine waters. of these, over half are marginal in estuaries, less than one-tenth are euryhaline, and one-fifth are obligate in fresh water. obligate freshwater elasmobranchs are dominated… 
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