Global patterns of freshwater species diversity are described using two diversity descriptors (species richness and degree of endemicity) for freshwater amphibians, birds, crayfish, fishes, mammals and reptiles per HydroBASIN basin.
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with support provided by: BioFresh project
This work was supported by the EU BioFresh Project (7th Framework European Program, Contract No. 226874).