Number of fish species found in Arctic waters

LifeLinkedtoIce Number of fish species found in Arctic waters

Species numbers are approximate.

Drawing is of a polar cod.
Data from Christiansen et al. 2013 [207]


Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) 

The data can be downloaded freely. Users are requested to reference the source.

Eamer, J., Donaldson, G.M., Gaston, A.J., Kosobokova, K.N., Lárusson, K.F., Melnikov, I.A., Reist, J.D., Richardson, E., Staples, L., von Quillfeldt, C.H. 2013. Life Linked to Ice: A guide to sea-ice-associated biodiversity in this time of rapid change. CAFF Assessment Series No. 10. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Iceland. ISBN: 978-9935-431-25-7.



207. Christiansen, J.S., Reist, J.D., (lead authors), Brown, R.J., Brykov, V.A., Christensen, G., Christoffersen, K., Cott, P., Crane, P., Dempson, J.B., Docker, M., Dunmall, K., Finstad, A., Gallucci, V.F., Hammar, J., Harris, L.N., Heino, J., Ivanov, E., Karamushko,
O.V., Kirilov, A., Kucheryavvy, A., Lehtonen, H., Lynghammar, A., Mecklenburg, C.W., Møller, P.D.R., Mustonen, T., Oleinik, A.G., Power, M., Reshetnikov, Y.S., Romanov, V., Sandlund, O.-T., Sawatzky, C.D., Svenning, M., Swanson, H.K., and Wrona, F. 2013. Fishes. Chap. 6 In Arctic biodiversity assessment. Status and trends in Arctic biodiversity. Edited by Meltofte, H. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), Akureyri, Iceland.


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