The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India
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The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India by Sanjay Molur

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Published by IUCN, Zoo Outreach Organisation in Cambridge, UK, Gland, Switzerland, Coimbatore, India .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Freshwater biology,
  • Freshwater biodiversity conservation,
  • Freshwater biodiversity

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWestern Ghats
StatementS. Molur ... [et al.] (compilers)
SeriesThe IUCN red list of threatened species. Regional assessment, IUCN red list of threatened species
ContributionsInternational Union for Conservation of Nature, Zoo Outreach Organisation, IUCN Species Survival Commission, IUCN Species Programme
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH183 .S78 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 116 p. :
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25203914M
ISBN 102831713811
ISBN 109782831713816
LC Control Number2011418380
OCLC/WorldCa760105174

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In book: The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India., Chapter: The status and distribution of aquatic plants of the Western Ghats. In response to this need for information and for raised awareness, the Western Ghats Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment was conducted to review the global conservation status and distributions of 1, freshwater species belonging to four taxonomic groups: fishes ( taxa), molluscs (77 taxa), odonates ( taxa) and aquatic plants ( taxa).Cited by: The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India- A report by International Union for Conservation of Nature. Sep 23,  · The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India Photo: IUCN The Western Ghats is one of the world’s most heavily populated biodiversity hotspots providing for and supporting million people.

Jan 09,  · For this reason, the Western Ghats Freshwater Biodiversity Assessment was conducted to review the global conservation status and distributions of 1, freshwater species belonging to four taxonomic groups: fishes, molluscs, odonates and aquatic plants. The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN, and Coimbatore, India: Zoo Outreach Organisation. Source. Freshwater Biodiversity Assessments in the Western Ghats Western Ghats: Fishes, Molluscs, Odonates, and Plants A two year () project funded by the. The Status and Distribution of F reshwater Biodiversity in the Western Ghats, India. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN, and Coimbatore, India: Zoo Outreach Organisation. endemism and threat status of freshwater fishes in the Western Ghats. Such studies will help understand the large-scale distribution patterns over these mountain ranges and the processes underlying ongoing changes in these patterns. Western Ghats The Western Ghats is a mountain chain running north–south parallel to the western coast of India.

A recent assessment of the state of freshwater biodiversity in the Western Ghats based on four taxa (fish, molluscs, odonates and aquatic plants) found that 16% (of a total taxa) are threatened with extinction, and an additional % are Near Threatened; and the degree of extinction risk varied from 33% in fishes to 2% in odonates. Dec 22,  · Aim To study (1) the large‐scale distribution patterns of freshwater fishes in the Western Ghats of India; (2) the endemism and uniqueness of the fishes in various zones; and (3) the threat status of fishes by categorizing them under low risk (LR), vulnerable (VU), endangered (EN) and critically endangered (CR). Full text of "Status And Distribution Of Biodiversity In Western Ghats Of Karnataka" See other formats S'T'rolf-luettecke.com >^.TsriI> OISTRIBTUTIOlSr OF BIO DIVERSITY 11^ ^WESTERFT C5MA-TS OF K S MURALI RESEARCH ASSOCIATE TATA ENERGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE 50r, PALACE ROAD BANGALORE TEL: S FAX: REPORT SUBMITTED TO . • Baseline data (distribution and threats) for 83 species of freshwater fish of the Kerala region falling under Mysore-Nilgiri, Anamalai and Periyar Agasthyamalai corridor were generated. • Data were subsequently submitted to the IUCN for their on -going Freshwater Biodiversity Assessments in the Western Ghats.