420-520 (CNRE-77P)

Authors as Published

Authored by Louis A. Helfrich, Richard J. Neves, and James Parkhurst, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Tech

This publication is available in an enhanced digital version and PDF.

Aquatic biodiversity is the rich and wonderful variety of plants and animals that live in watery habitats. This publication describes biodiversity and why it is important to ecosystem functions and to humans.

Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

December 18, 2019