The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity

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The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity

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Reyjol Y., Hugueny B., Pont D., Bianco P. G., Beier U., Caiola N., Casals F., Cowx I., Economou A., Ferreira T., Haidvogl G., Noble R., De Sostoa A., Vigneron T. & Virbickas T. (2007): Patterns in species richness and endemism of European freshwater fish. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16: 65-75.