Biodiversity within inland water ecosystems in Eastern Africa is highly diverse and of great importance to livelihoods and economies. This report presents the results of a regional assessment of over 1,600 taxa of freshwater fishes, molluscs, odonates and crabs from Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
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Darwall, W.R.T., Smith, K.G., Lowe, T. and Vié, J.-C. (compilers). 2005. The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in Eastern Africa. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.