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Grand Codroy Estuary

The Grand Codroy Estuary is a 925 hectare wetland on the southwestern coast of the island of Newfoundland in Canada, approximately 30 km north of Port aux Basques. It is of the most productive of Newfoundlands few estuarine wetland sites", and is ...

Malpeque Bay

Malpeque Bay is the second largest bay in terms of surface area in Prince Edward Island, following Hillsborough Bay. It is also notable for almost dividing the province; an isthmus occupied by the city of Summerside and the unincorporated communi ...

Quill Lakes

The Quill Lakes is a wetland complex in Saskatchewan, Canada that encompasses the endorheic basin of three distinct lake wetlands: Big Quill Lake, Middle Quill Lake and Little Quill Lake. On May 27, 1987, it was designated a wetland of internatio ...

Shepody Bay

Shepody Bay is a tidal embayment, an extension of the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick, Canada, which consists of 77 km² of open water and 40 km² of mudflats, with 4 km² of saline marsh on the west, and eroding sand and gravel beaches covering an ar ...

Tabusintac Lagoon and River Estuary

The Tabusintac Lagoon and River Estuary is a wetland in Alnwick Parish, Northumberland County, in north-eastern New Brunswick, Canada. It was classified as a wetland of international importance on June 10, 1993. It is also a globally significant ...

Keta Lagoon

Keta Lagoon, also called Anlo-Keta lagoon, is the largest of the over 90 lagoons that cover the 550 km stretch of the coastline of Ghana. This lagoon is 126.13 km in length. It is located in the eastern coast of Ghana and separated from the Gulf ...

Sakumo Ramsar Site

The Sakumo Ramsar Site also known as the Sakumo Lagoon is a wetland of international importance. It covers an area of 1.400 hectares and is situated along the coastal road between Accra and Tema in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. It is about 3 ...

Sakumono Lagoon

Sakumono Lagoon is a coastal lagoon in Sakumono near Tema in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana, West Africa. The site covers 1.340 hectares. It was designated as Ramsar wetland site of international importance on 14 August 1992.

Songhor Lagoon

The Songor Lagoon is located at 05°45N 000°30E on the eastern coast of Ghana, West Africa. The site covers an area of 28.740 hectares, and it is located just outside the major town of Ada and to the west of the Volta River estuary. It was designa ...

Aby Lagoon

The Aby Lagoon complex is the second largest lagoon in Ivory Coast, after Ebrie Lagoon. As a whole, the lagoon has an area of 424 km 2, a mean depth of 3.5 m, and a volume of 1.57 km 3. It drains into the Atlantic Ocean through shallow channels b ...

Alor boobook

The Alor boobook is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is native to Pantar and Alor Islands in the eastern Lesser Sunda Islands.

Flores Sea cuckoo-dove

The Flores Sea cuckoo-dove is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found on Sulawesi, Tanakeke and Selayar Islands, and some of the eastern Lesser Sundas. It was previously lumped together with the Tanimbar cuckoo-dove and the Timor ...

Sultans cuckoo-dove

Sultans cuckoo-dove is a dove in the genus Macropygia found in the northern Moluccas, Sulawesi to New Guinea and the western Papuan islands. It was one of three new species defined when the slender-billed cuckoo-dove was split up in 2016.

Vogelkop superb bird-of-paradise

The Vogelkop superb bird-of-paradise or crescent-caped lophorina, sometimes noted as the curl-caped bird-of-paradise, is a species of the Paradisaeidae family. It is endemic to the Birds Head Peninsula in New Guinea. First described in 1930 by Er ...

Ameline swiftlet

The Ameline swiftlet, also known as the grey swiftlet, is usually considered a subspecies of the uniform swiftlet, although some taxonomists consider it a distinct species. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or t ...

Allen Branch (Doe Run Creek)

Allen Branch is a stream in St. Francois County, Missouri. It is a tributary of Doe Run Creek. Allen Branch has the name of the original owner of the site.

Adams Branch

Adams Branch is a stream in Cass County, Missouri. It is a tributary of the South Grand River. Adams Branch was named after William Adams, a pioneer citizen.

Abbott Branch (Courtois Creek)

Abbott Branch is a stream in northern Iron County, Missouri. It is a tributary of Courtois Creek. The stream headwaters arise at 37°41′50″N 90°59′02″W and the confluence with Courtois Creek is at 37°42′30″N 91°02′42″W. The community of Good Water ...

Allen Branch (Fourche a Renault)

Allen Branch is a stream in Washington County, Missouri. It is a tributary of Fourche a Renault. Allen Branch has the name of John Allen, the original owner of the site.

Allen Branch (Troublesome Creek)

Allen Branch is a stream in Lewis County, Missouri. It is a tributary of Troublesome Creek. Allen Branch has the name of N. E. Allen, the original owner of the site.

Allen Creek (Elk Fork Salt River)

Allen Creek is a stream in Monroe County, Missouri. It is a tributary of the Elk Fork Salt River. Allen Creek has the name of Charles Allen, the original owner of the site.

Anaspidacea

Anaspidacea is an order of crustaceans, comprising eleven genera in four families. Species in the family Anaspididae vary from being strict stygobionts to species living in lakes, streams and moorland pools, and are found only in Tasmania. Koonun ...

Anomopoda

Anomopoda is a suborder of the order Cladocera. These crustaceans, a type of water flea, are members of the Class Branchiopoda. The Anomopoda typically have five pairs of thoracic limbs, but sometimes have six pairs. The head of the Anomopoda lac ...

Asellidae

The Asellidae are a family of isopod crustaceans, one of the largest families of freshwater isopods, living in both epigean and hypogean habitats in North America and Europe. The family includes these genera:

Atya

Atya is a genus of freshwater shrimp of the family Atyidae, ranging through the Antilles and along the Atlantic and Pacific slopes of Central and South America and in western Africa. It contains the following species: Atya africana Bouvier, 1904 ...

Bathynellacea

Bathynellacea is an order of crustaceans which live interstitially in groundwater. Some species can tolerate low salt concentrations, and at least one African species is a thermophile, living in hot springs and tolerating temperatures up to 55 °C ...

Cladocera

The Cladocera are an order of small crustaceans commonly called water fleas. Over 650 species have been recognised so far, with many more undescribed. They first appeared in the Oligocene period, and have since invaded most freshwater habitats. S ...

Cyclops (genus)

Cyclops is one of the most common genera of freshwater copepods, comprising over 400 species. Together with other similar-sized non-copepod fresh-water crustaceans, especially cladocera, they are commonly called water fleas. The name Cyclops come ...

Cyclops bicuspidatus

Cyclops bicuspidatus is a planktonic species of copepod found throughout the world, except Australia, and characteristic of the Great Lakes of North America. It is a deep water species found throughout the year with peak abundance occurring in Ma ...

Daphnia galeata

Daphnia galeata is a small species of planktonic crustaceans. It lives in freshwater environments across a large area of the Northern Hemisphere, mostly in lakes. D. galeata comprises two subspecies: D. g. galeata, found in the Old World, and D. ...

Daphnia pulicaria

Daphnia pulicaria is a species of freshwater crustaceans found within the genus of Daphnia, which are often called "water fleas," and they are commonly used as model organisms for scientific research Like other species of Daphnia, they reproduce ...

Freshwater crab

Around 1.300 species of freshwater crabs are distributed throughout the tropics and subtropics, divided among eight families. They show direct development and maternal care of a small number of offspring, in contrast to marine crabs, which releas ...

Alburnoides varentsovi

Alburnoides varentsovi is a fish species of the family Cyprinidae, known from Turkmenistan. I can be differentiated from its cogenerates by differences fin ray and vertebral counts, together with other morphological characters.

Channa pardalis

Channa pardalis is a species of dwarf snakehead in the genus Channa. It was first described in 2016 from Khasi Hills, Meghalaya of northeastern India. Prior to its scientific description, it was known as Channa sp. "True Blue" or Channa sp. "Megh ...

Freshwater mollusc

Freshwater molluscs are those members of the Phylum Mollusca which live in freshwater habitats, both lotic such as rivers, streams, canals, springs, and cave streams and lentic such as lakes, ponds, and ditches. This article is about freshwater M ...

Araguaian river dolphin

The Araguaian river dolphin or Araguaian boto is a South American river dolphin population native to the Araguaia–Tocantins basin of Brazil.

Auroracetus

Auroracetus, from Aurora and the Latin cetus, is a genus of Pontoporiidae, the river dolphins, and contains one extinct species. The species Auroracetus bakerae was published in 2009.

Awadelphis

Awadelphis hirayamai is a species of extinct oceanic river dolphin discovered in the Senhata Formation of Japan dating around 6 million years ago. The genus name derives from Awa, an ancient name for the Chiba Prefecture where the holotype specim ...

Bolivian river dolphin

Although older publications and some recent publications consider the I. g. boliviensis population as distinct species from Inia geoffrensis, much of the scientific community, including the IUCN, consider them to be a subspecies of Inia geoffrens ...

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