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Evaluacion Rapida de la Biodiversidad de los Ecosystemas Acuaticos en la Confluencia de los rios Orinoco y Ventuari, Estado Amazonas (Venezuela)


Series: RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment Volume: 30

Edited By: CA Lasso, JC Senaris, LE Alonso and AL Flores

242 pages, colour photos, diagrams, tables

Conservation International

Paperback | Mar 2007 | #165219 | ISBN-13: 9781881173465
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Language: Spanish

This report presents the findings of a 2003 biological expedition to a remote, little-explored area of the Venezuelan Amazon at the confluence of the Orinoco and Ventuari Rivers. The survey, conducted by the Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, discovered extremely high levels of biodiversity, with more than 350 species of plants and 245 species of fishes. It also found alarming threats from illegal mining and environmental degradation.

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Carlos A. Lasso and Josefa Celsa Senaris are affiliated with the Fundacion La Salle de Ciencias Naturales in Venezuela. Leeanne E. Alonso is vice president of the Rapid Assessment Program in the Center for Applied Biodiversity Science at Conservation International. Ana Liz Flores is technical director of Conservation International, Venezuela.

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