Biodiversity conservation of the world's lakes: A preliminary framework for identifying priorities

This report identifies 250 lakes in 73 countries as initial priorities for biodiversity conservation based on UNEP, WWF and Ramsar data.  Although available data are very limited, these lakes support  globally significant fish, mollusc, crab, shrimp and bird biodiversity or they are representative examples of particularly rare types of lakes.

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Please cite this report as:
Duker, L. and L. Borre 2001.  Biodiversity conservation of the world's lakes: A preliminary framework for identifying priorities.  LakeNet Report Series, Number 2.  Monitor International, Annapolis, Maryland USA.