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What is “Aquatic Gap”?

Published Jul 8, 2010

Aquatic GAP projects are important because biological issues do not end with vertebrates – aquatic mapping includes mussels, crayfish, and other invertebrates. Aquatic resources around the world face serious ecological problems due to impacts from human activity. Problems include loss of wetlands, destruction of riverine habitat due to dams, pollution, and the invasion of non-native species. Currently, ten aquatic mapping projects are underway.  Learn more about Aquatic GAP >>