Cumberlidge, Neil

A Global Overview of the Conservation of Freshwater Decapod Crustaceans

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Table of contents

1. Global Diversity and Conservation of Freshwater Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura)
Neil Cumberlidge

2. A Remarkable Anomuran: The Taxon Aegla Leach, 1820. Taxonomic Remarks, Distribution, Biology, Diversity and Conservation
Sérgio Luiz de Siqueira Bueno, Roberto Munehisa Shimizu, Juliana Cristina Bertacini Moraes

3. Global Diversity and Conservation of Freshwater Crayfish (Crustacea: Decapoda: Astacoidea)
Tadashi Kawai, Keith A. Crandall

4. A Brief History of Freshwater Crab Research
Michael Türkay, Tadashi Kawai, Moritz Sonnewald, Neil Cumberlidge

5. Adaptation to Life in Fresh Water by Decapod Crustaceans: Evolutionary Challenges in the Early Life-History Stages
Klaus Anger

6. Direct Development and Posthatching Brood Care as Key Features of the Evolution of Freshwater Decapoda and Challenges for Conservation
Günter Vogt

7. Freshwater Shrimps (Atyidae, Palaemonidae, Typhlocarididae) in the Broader Mediterranean Region: Distribution, Life Strategies, Threats, Conservation Challenges and Taxonomic Issues
Magdalini Christodoulou, Chryssa Anastasiadou, Jure Jugovic, Theodoros Tzomos

8. Freshwater Decapod Diversity and Conservation in Mexico
Fernando Alvarez, José Luis Villalobos

9. Freshwater Decapod Diversity and Conservation in Central America and the Caribbean
Ingo S. Wehrtmann, Alonso Ramírez, Omar Pérez-Reyes

10. Diversity, Distribution and Conservation of Freshwater Crabs and Shrimps in South America
Célio Magalhães, Martha R. Campos, Pablo A. Collins, Fernando L. Mantelatto

11. Biotechnology, Biocontrol and Conservation: Potential Approaches—Harnessing RNAi-Based Sex-Differentiation Manipulations in Decapods
Amit Savaya-Alkalay, Amir Sagi

12. Quantitative Habitat Models for the Conservation of the Endangered European Crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes Complex (Astacoidea: Astacidae)
Paolo Vezza, Daniela Ghia, Gianluca Fea

13. Conservation First: Strategic Planning to Save the Critically Endangered Singapore Freshwater Crab, Johora singaporensis

Darren C J Yeo, Sonja Luz, Yixiong Cai, Neil Cumberlidge, Philip J K McGowan, Daniel J J Ng, Roopali Raghavan, Geoffrey W H Davison

14. Biodiversity Assessment of Freshwater Shrimps and Crabs in the Nee Soon Swamp Forest, Singapore
Yixiong Cai, Tianjiao Li, Weihao Lim, Caroline Tok, Chia Mun Woo

15. Concluding Remarks About Freshwater Decapod Conservation
Neil Cumberlidge, Tadashi Kawai

Keywords: Life Sciences, Biodiversity, Freshwater & Marine Ecology, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Invertebrates, Evolutionary Biology, Nature Conservation

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