A Global Overview of the Conservation of Freshwater Decapod by Tadashi Kawai, Neil Cumberlidge

By Tadashi Kawai, Neil Cumberlidge

This ebook introduces up to date details on conservation concerns, delivering an summary of what's had to strengthen the worldwide conservation of freshwater decapods similar to freshwater crabs, crayfish, and shrimps.

Biodiversity loss usually is maximum in organisms that depend upon intact freshwater habitats, simply because freshwater ecosystems around the globe are anguish extreme threats from a number of resources. Our figuring out of the quantity and placement of threatened species of decapods, and of the character in their extinction threats has more advantageous tremendously in recent times, and has enabled the advance of species conservation ideas.

This quantity specializes in saving threatened species from extinction, and emphasizes the significance of the winning implementation of conservation motion plans via cooperation among scientists, conservationists, educators, investment organisations, coverage makers, and conservation agencies.

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Tadashi Kawai in the success of this volume. He initiated this project, recruited a balanced team of highly qualified specialists from around the world to contribute, and organised two symposia on freshwater decapod conservation issues in Frankfurt, Germany and Sapporo, Japan, in the same year (2014). He is also thanked for his part in editing all of the chapters in this work. Finally, together with all of the authors in this volume, I am grateful to Dr. Tadashi for securing the funding that has made this project possible.

1998), studies on the possible ancestral larval dispersal route of marine predecessor aeglids in the Indo-Pacific region (Feldmann 1986), and molecular phylogenetic analyses made in conjunction with data on the geological history and paleodrainage systems formations of continental South America (Pérez-Losada et al. 2004). The dispersal of ancient marine aeglids on the western side of South America was favoured by marine transgressions during the early formation of the Andes Cordillera, in the Late Cretaceous-Early Tertiary Period, about 90–60 mya (Pérez-Losada et al.

In D. C. J. Yeo, N. Cumberlidge, & S. ), Crustaceana monographs: advances in freshwater decapod systematics and biology (pp. 53–69). Leiden: Koninklijke Brill. , & Clark, P. F. (2012). The freshwater crabs of Ethiopia, Northeastern Africa, with the description of a new Potamonautes cave species (Brachyura: Potamonautidae). Contributions to Zoology, 81, 235–251. , & Daniels, S. R. (2007). A conservation assessment of the freshwater crabs of southern Africa (Brachyura: Potamonautidae). African Journal of Ecology, 46, 74–79.

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