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Mysterious Mekong: New Species Discoveries 2012-2013

An extraordinary 367 new species were discovered in the Greater Mekong in 2012 and 2013. Among the species newly described by scientists are 290 plants, 24 fish, 21 amphibians, 28 reptiles, 1 bird and 3 mammal.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Animals
  • Biodiversity
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Copyright Yes
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Author (corporate) WWF Greater Mekong
Publication place Bangkok, Thailand
Publisher WWF Greater Mekong
Publication date 2014
Pagination 32
Keywords species discoveries,Greater Mekong Region,biodiversity hotspot,wildlife
Date uploaded February 16, 2018, 16:46 (UTC)
Date modified February 20, 2018, 08:22 (UTC)