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A Database on Freshwater Fishes of the Bolivian Amazon

A Database on Freshwater Fishes of the Bolivian Amazon

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This map presents the most comprehensive database available for fishes from the Bolivian Amazon. It contains a species lists for 10 Amazonian hydrological units, covering almost 100% of the Bolivian Amazon and approximately 65% of the all territory and includes 802 valid species, 12 of them being non-native, that have been checked for systematic reliability and consistency.

Source

Research Institute for Development (IRD), Biology of Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems Laboratory UMR BOREA, (Paris, France) (link)
 

see also:

Carvajal-Vallejos FM, Bigorne R,  Zeballos-Fernadez  AJ,  Sarmiento J, Barrera S, Yonoki T, Pouilly M, Zubieta J,  De La Barra E,  Jégu M, Maldonado M,  Van Damme P,  Céspedes R & Oberdorff T (2014). Fish-AMAZBOL: A database on freshwater fishes of the Bolivian Amazon. Hydrobiologia. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-014-1841-5. (link)

 

with support provided by: BioFresh project

 

authors

Thierry Oberdorff email, Fernando M. Carvajal-Vallejos and Céline Jézéquel

contact

Thierry Oberdorff
Céline Jézéquel
Fernando Carvajal-Vallejos
UMR "BOREA"; CNRS 7208/IRD 207/MNHN/UPMC, DMPA
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle
43 rue Cuvier
75231 Paris Cedex
France

Fernando Carvajal-Vallejos
Unidad de Limnología y Recursos Acuáticos (ULRA)
Universidad Mayor de San Simón (UMSS)
Cochabamba
Bolivia

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The Fish-AMAZBOL database can be downloaded as supplementary material from SpringerLink.

acknowledgements

This work was supported by the EU BioFresh Project, Contract No. 226874.

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