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Freshwater Ecoregions of the World

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The map contains 426 freshwater ecoregions that are defined as large areas encompassing one or more freshwater systems with a distinct assemblage of natural freshwater communities and species.

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The Nature Conservancy (link)
 
World Wildlife Fund (link)
 

Copyright 2008 by The Nature Conservancy and World Wildlife Fund, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Data source: Freshwater Ecoregions of the World - Downloads- GIS shapefile (version January 2013). Retrieved June 17, 2013, from www.feow.org

Download: http://www.feow.org/download/GIS_hs_snapped.zip

See also:
Abell, R. et al. (2008). Freshwater ecoregions of the world: A new map of biogeographic units for freshwater biodiversity conservation. BioScience 58: 403-414. (link).

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Robin Abell ">

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Freshwater Ecoregions of the World. (2013). Retrieved June 17, 2013, from http://www.feow.org/

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