Grant Name:

Conservation of Amazon Aquatic Biodiversity

  • Date Awarded:
    Jul 2004
     
  • Amount:
    $2,397,410
     
  • Term:
    36 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF500
     
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation
     
 
 

This grant to the University of Florida supports the development of the first science-based framework for conserving Amazonian aquatic biodiversity at the river basin scale. An interdisciplinary scientific team of North American, Brazilian, and Peruvian scientists is conducting field surveys, data analysis, and ecological modeling of Amazonian fish populations and their habitats. Outcomes include a conservation management plan for Agua Boa River Basin and a series of eight books on Amazonian aquatic biodiversity.

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