By Jonathan Baillie
This research of the knowledge inside the 2004 IUCN crimson checklist of Threatened Species offers an perception into the prestige and traits of the world’s species of vegetation and animals, with a spotlight on these at maximum chance of extinction. The book highlights the taxonomic teams and species which are on the maximum probability of extinction; contemporary documented extinctions; developments within the prestige of threatened species, together with the recent pink checklist Index; areas of the area the place threatened species are typically stumbled on; the threats which are riding species in the direction of extinction; the social and monetary context within which extinctions are happening; and the conservation responses which are to be had. This extensive research is the 1st significant book by way of the pink checklist Consortium, a bunch of corporations comprising IUCN (in specific the Species Survival Commission), BirdLife foreign, Conservation overseas (in specific the guts for utilized Biodiversity Science), and NatureServe.
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Little is known about its biology. 2). Of the species evaluated, 487 are considered to be purely marine, 1,139 are confined to inland water systems (mainly freshwater) and 96 occur in both marine and inland water systems. 1). The IUCN Red List includes 131 threatened marine fish species. Amongst the species included are the seahorses and pipefishes (Syngnathidae), groupers (Sarranidae), wrasses (Labridae), damselfishes (Pomacentridae), angelfishes (Pomacanthidae) and the chondrichthyan fishes (sharks, skates and rays).
Globally Threatened Species – Section 2 threatened in relation to what would be expected in a natural situation. 5 are all comparisons in relation to the average situation amongst species in the same group. For example, a family with 33% threatened species is not significantly different from the average threat levels in amphibians but it is very significantly more threatened than the average amongst birds. It should also be noted that the low percentage of threatened and extinct species is in some cases artificially low because of lack of knowledge on the species’ threatened status.
The horizontal dashed line indicates to the percentage of threatened or extinct species among amphibians as a whole (32%). Orders or families with higher levels of relative threat are depicted above this line, orders or families with lower levels are represented below. The coloured bands indicate the level to which the percentage of threatened or extinct species in each order or family is significantly different from the average. 01) are listed individually on the right section of the figure. , 27 out of 44 species of the family Hynobiidae are threatened or extinct).
A 2004 IUCN Red list of threatened species: A Global Species Assessment (Occasional Paper of the Iucn Species Survival Commission) by Jonathan Baillie