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@article{8055bd8e8209481e81288fda4cb961d5,
title = "IUCN Red List of freshwater fishes and lampreys in Flanders (north Belgium)",
abstract = "Red Lists are used to assess the extinction risk of species. Regional IUCN criteria were applied to categorise 42 indigenous freshwater fish species in Flanders into Red List categories. As such, three species are assessed as Regionally Extinct, eight as Critically Endangered, two as Endangered and eight as Vulnerable. A further five species are considered Near Threatened, 15 species as Least Concern and one species is Data Deficient. Five species disappeared from the Regionally Extinct category compared with the previous Red List (1988) as aconsequence of improved water quality of estuaries and reintroduction programmes. In total, 62{\%} of the freshwater fish species in Flanders was considered extinct or threatened. This is higher than neighbouring regions and Europe as a whole (44{\%}). This new Red List of freshwater fishes in Flanders can be used to inform conservation actions.",
author = "Hugo Verreycken and Claude Belpaire and {Van Thuyne}, Gerlinde and Jan Breine and David Buysse and Johan Coeck and Ans Mouton and Maarten Stevens and {Van den Neucker}, Tom and {De Bruyn}, Luc and Dirk Maes",
year = "2014",
language = "English",
volume = "2014",
pages = "122--132",
journal = "Fisheries Management and Ecology",
issn = "0969-997X",
publisher = "Wiley-Blackwell",
number = "21",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - IUCN Red List of freshwater fishes and lampreys in Flanders (north Belgium)

AU - Verreycken, Hugo

AU - Belpaire, Claude

AU - Van Thuyne, Gerlinde

AU - Breine, Jan

AU - Buysse, David

AU - Coeck, Johan

AU - Mouton, Ans

AU - Stevens, Maarten

AU - Van den Neucker, Tom

AU - De Bruyn, Luc

AU - Maes, Dirk

PY - 2014

Y1 - 2014

N2 - Red Lists are used to assess the extinction risk of species. Regional IUCN criteria were applied to categorise 42 indigenous freshwater fish species in Flanders into Red List categories. As such, three species are assessed as Regionally Extinct, eight as Critically Endangered, two as Endangered and eight as Vulnerable. A further five species are considered Near Threatened, 15 species as Least Concern and one species is Data Deficient. Five species disappeared from the Regionally Extinct category compared with the previous Red List (1988) as aconsequence of improved water quality of estuaries and reintroduction programmes. In total, 62% of the freshwater fish species in Flanders was considered extinct or threatened. This is higher than neighbouring regions and Europe as a whole (44%). This new Red List of freshwater fishes in Flanders can be used to inform conservation actions.

AB - Red Lists are used to assess the extinction risk of species. Regional IUCN criteria were applied to categorise 42 indigenous freshwater fish species in Flanders into Red List categories. As such, three species are assessed as Regionally Extinct, eight as Critically Endangered, two as Endangered and eight as Vulnerable. A further five species are considered Near Threatened, 15 species as Least Concern and one species is Data Deficient. Five species disappeared from the Regionally Extinct category compared with the previous Red List (1988) as aconsequence of improved water quality of estuaries and reintroduction programmes. In total, 62% of the freshwater fish species in Flanders was considered extinct or threatened. This is higher than neighbouring regions and Europe as a whole (44%). This new Red List of freshwater fishes in Flanders can be used to inform conservation actions.

M3 - A1: Web of Science-article

VL - 2014

SP - 122

EP - 132

JO - Fisheries Management and Ecology

JF - Fisheries Management and Ecology

SN - 0969-997X

IS - 21

ER -

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