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With greater than 29,000 species, fishes are the main diversified staff of vertebrates on the earth. Of that quantity, greater than 12,000 species are present in freshwater ecosystems, which occupy lower than 1 percentage of the Earth’s floor and comprise in basic terms 2.4 percentage of plant and animal species. yet, on a hectare-for-hectare foundation, freshwater ecosystems are richer in species than extra large terrestrial and marine habitats. exam of the distribution styles of fishes in those clean waters finds a lot approximately continental routine and weather alterations and has lengthy been serious to biogeographical reports and learn in ecology and evolution.

Tim Berra’s seminal source, Freshwater Fish Distribution,maps the 169 fish households that swim in clean water all over the world. every one relatives account contains the category, subclass, and order; a pronunciation consultant to the kin identify; lifestyles cycle details; and fascinating average historical past proof. every one account is illustrated, many with ancient nineteenth-century woodcuts.

Now to be had in paperback, this seriously brought up paintings in ichthyology and biogeography will function a reference for college kids, a study aid for professors, and a important advisor to tropical fish hobbyists and anglers.

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