Freshwater AquaMaps
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Freshwater Biodiversity AquaMaps is a joint project of FishBase, the Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren.

We would like to acknowledge the following for their valued assistance:

Eli Agbayani, initial web programming
Jonathan Ready, assistance with extraction and evaluation of environmental parameters
Regina Andersson, assistance with processing of lake parameters
Nicklas Wijkmark, addition of verified point data
Elijah Laxamana, data collation for Aquamaps for the Americas
Jeniffer Conejar-Espedido, map validation
Marianne Pan, map validation
Rodolfo Reyes, map validation
Arlene Sampang, map validation

Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License. (CC-BY-NC)
You are welcome to include maps from in your own web sites for non-commercial use, given that such inserts are clearly identified as coming from AquaMaps, with a backward link to the respective source page.

Rainer Froese, IFM-GEOMAR,
Kristin Kaschner, UBC, model
Sven Kullander, NRM, extension to
Jonathan Ready, NRM,
Tony Rees, CSIRO, mapping
Cristina Garilao, IFM-GEOMAR, web
Josephine Rius Barile, FIN, database programming and data
Kathleen Reyes, FIN, map

Cite AquaMaps itself as:
Kaschner, K., J. Rius-Barile, K. Kesner-Reyes, S.O. Kullander, T. Rees and and R. Froese. 2013. AquaMaps: Predicted range maps for aquatic species. World wide web electronic publication,, Version 08/2013.