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Sustaining America's Aquatic Biodiversity - Why Is Aquatic Biodiversity Declining?


420-521 (CNRE-78P)

Authors as Published

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

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Aquatic fauna in the United States are more threatened than any other life forms. This publication describes the decline in aquatic biodiversity and the causes for this decline, including habitat loss, invasive species, and water pollution.

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Publication Date

January 7, 2020