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River Sub-catchments in the Indo-Burma Hotspot Containing High Proportions of Freshwater Species

Indo-Burma KBAs

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The Indo-Burma project, funded by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), focused on assessing the conservation status for all described species of freshwater fishes, molluscs, odonates and selected families of aquatic plants native to the Indo-Burma hotspot.

Source

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

see also:

Smith, K.G., Allen, D.J. & Carrizo, S. (2012). Synthesis for all taxa. In: Allen, D.J., Smith, K.G. & Darwall, W.R.T. (Compilers) (2012). The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Indo-Burma. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

with support provided by: Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

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authors

David Allen email

contact

David Allen 
Freshwater Biodiversity Unit 
Global Species Programme, IUCN 
219c Huntingdon Road 
Cambridge CB3 ODL, United Kingdom 
Tel: +44 (0)1223 277 966
Fax: +44 (0)1223 277 845 
Web: www.iucn.org/species/freshwater

Related Publications

  • Allen, D.J., Smith, K.G. & Darwall, W.R.T. (Compilers) (2012). The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Indo-Burma. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.
  • Conservation International (2010). Hotspots Defined. Conservation International website. Accessed on November 1, 2010. www.biodiversityhotspots.org
  • Lehner, B., Verdin, K. & Jarvis, A. (2008). New Global Hydrography Derived From Spaceborne Elevation Data. Eos 89 (10): 93-94.
  • Smith, K.G., Allen, D.J. & Carrizo, S. (2012). Synthesis for all taxa. In: Allen, D.J., Smith, K.G. & Darwall, W.R.T. (Compilers) (2012). The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Indo-Burma. Cambridge, UK and Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. Download: https://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/indo_burma_report_complete_low_res_28_aug.pdf

base layer references

  • Conservation International (2010). Hotspots Defined. Conservation International website. Accessed on November 1, 2010. www.biodiversityhotspots.org
  • HydroSHEDS database (Hydrological data and maps based on Shuttle Elevation Derivatives at multiple Scales; Lehner, B. et al. 2008).

acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (www.cepf.net).

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