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The status of the Irish freshwater fish fauna: A review

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Griffiths, D (1997) The status of the Irish freshwater fish fauna: A review. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ICHTHYOLOGY-ZEITSCHRIFT FUR ANGEWANDTE ICHTHYOLOGIE, 13 (1). pp. 9-13. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The status of the Irish freshwater fish fauna is reviewed. Of the 25 Irish species, 11 are introduced and five are considered as endangered or vulnerable. Agriculture through eutrophication, farm wastes and overgrazing, and afforestation and introductions are the main threats to the native fauna.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Environmental Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Environmental Sciences Research Institute > Freshwater Sciences
ID Code:13752
Deposited By:Mrs Linda Allen
Deposited On:31 May 2010 11:04
Last Modified:28 Mar 2012 16:27

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