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Dead shrimp blues: a global assessment of extinction risk in freshwater shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea).

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We present the first global assessment of extinction risk for a major group of freshwater invertebrates, caridean shrimps. The risk of extinction for all 763 species was assessed using the IUCN Red List criteria that include geographic ranges, habitats, ecology and past and present threats. The Indo-Malayan region holds over half of global species diversity, with a peak in Indo-China and southern China. Shrimps primarily inhabit flowing water; however, a significant subterranean component is ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0120198

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, Academic Services, Natural History Museum
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0120198
Publication date:
2015-01-05
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:6e816254-4c63-4bfa-8a41-37d8db66db83
Source identifiers:
604557
Local pid:
pubs:604557
Language:
English

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