Re: NANFA-- Species chart

Christopher Scharpf (
Wed, 21 Feb 2001 09:30:57 -0400

>Greeting all, does anyone have any idea of where I can find a map of
>relative species abundances for the US? I am not sure what the term is for
>the map that I am looking for but I just want to see the relative diversity
>throughout the different areas of the country. I have seen maps before for
>coral species around the world which show different colors or shading for
>different numbers of species in a given area. Thanks.

In addition to the PRECIOUS HERITAGE book recommended by J.R. I would suggest
2000). Lots of color maps (plus informative essays by NANFA members Peter
Unmack, Jim Williams, James Ladonski and Jean Krejca).

It's available at


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