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By Tadashi Kawai, Neil Cumberlidge

This booklet introduces up to date info on conservation concerns, offering an summary of what's had to increase the worldwide conservation of freshwater decapods similar to freshwater crabs, crayfish, and shrimps.

Biodiversity loss regularly is maximum in organisms that depend upon intact freshwater habitats, simply because freshwater ecosystems all over the world are agony severe threats from a number of assets. Our figuring out of the quantity and placement of threatened species of decapods, and of the character in their extinction threats has better drastically in recent times, and has enabled the improvement of species conservation thoughts.

This quantity makes a speciality of saving threatened species from extinction, and emphasizes the significance of the profitable implementation of conservation motion plans via cooperation among scientists, conservationists, educators, investment companies, coverage makers, and conservation agencies.

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Chapter 2 A Remarkable Anomuran: The Taxon Aegla Leach, 1820. Taxonomic Remarks, Distribution, Biology, Diversity and Conservation Sérgio Luiz de Siqueira Bueno, Roberto Munehisa Shimizu and Juliana Cristina Bertacini Moraes Abstract The family Aeglidae comprises three genera, one extant (Aegla) and two extinct genera (Protaegla and Haumuriaegla), the latter two genera are known only from fossils from marine sediments (indicating a marine origin for the group). Aegla contains all extant species and constitutes a monophyletic group within the Anomura.

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