This assessment is the first overview of the conservation status of 877 northern African freshwater species belonging to five taxonomic groups - fish, molluscs, dragonflies and damselflies, freshwater crabs and aquatic plants - in accordance with the IUCN regional Red List guidelines. Species at risk of regional extinction are mapped and conservation measures are proposed to reduce the probability of future declines.
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García, N., Cuttelod, A. and Abdul Malak, D. (editors) 2010. The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in Northern Africa. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Malaga, Spain.