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Biodiversity in Aquatic Systems and Environments - a book by Okuda, Noboru

Biodiversity in Aquatic Systems and Environments

Lake Biwa

Biodiversity in Aquatic Systems and Environments( )
Author: Okuda, Noboru
Watanabe, Katsutoshi
Fukumori, Kayoko
Nakano, Shin-ichi
Nakazawa, Takefumi
Series title:SpringerBriefs in Biology Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

This book presents the latest topics in ecological and evolutionary research on aquatic biodiversity from bacteria to fishes, with special reference to Lake Biwa, an ancient lake in western Japan. With a geological history of 4 million years, Lake Biwa is the third oldest lake in the world. It is considered a biodiversity hotspot, where 1,769 aquatic species including 61 endemics are recorded, providing a rare opportunity to study the evolutionary diversification of aquatic biota and...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Ecology
Science / Life Sciences / Biological Diversity
Science / Life Sciences / General
Science / Environmental Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:0.46 Pounds

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