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Freshwater animal diversity assessment
Balian, E.V.; Lévêque, C.; Segers, H.; Martens, K. (2008). Freshwater animal diversity assessment. Reprinted from Hydrobiologia 595. Developments in Hydrobiology, 198. Springer: Dordrecht. ISBN 978-1-4020-8258-0; e-ISBN 978-1-4020-8259-7. XVI, 637 pp. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1007/978-1-4020-8259-7
Part of: Dumont, H.J. (Ed.) Developments in Hydrobiology. Kluwer Academic/Springer: The Hague; London; Boston; Dordrecht. ISSN 0167-8418, more

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    VLIZ: Aquatic communities PBC.59 [136210]

Keywords
    Aquatic fauna
    Biodiversity
    Disciplines > Biology > Freshwater biology
    Environments > Aquatic environment > Inland water environment
    Fauna > Aquatic organisms > Aquatic animals
    Geography > Biogeography > Zoogeography
    Water > Fresh water
    Water bodies > Inland waters
    Zoogeography
    Fresh water

Authors  Top 
  • Balian, E.V., editor
  • Lévêque, C., editor
  • Segers, H., editor, more
  • Martens, K., editor, more

Content
  • Wilson, G.D.F. (2008). Global diversity of Isopod crustaceans (Crustacea; Isopoda) in freshwater, in: Balian, E.V. et al. Freshwater animal diversity assessment. pp. 231-240, more

Abstract
    The Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment gives a state of the art assessment of the diversity and distribution of Metazoa in the continental waters of the world. The project deals with all major animal groups plus the macrophytes, and encompasses the complete array of terrestrial aquatic ecosystems. It is the most comprehensive study of species- and genus-level diversity and chorology of the global freshwater fauna to date, and is the first to present comparable data on the different faunal groups concerned. The project draws from the collected expertise of numerous world-renowned taxonomic experts that have bundled efforts to produce this outstanding volume. The result is invaluable to all scientists, managers and conservationists interested in non-marine aquatic animals.

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