Hidden biodiversity in the groundwater of the Danube Flood Plain National Park (Austria)
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A high number of stygobites (35 taxa) was recorded within a protected area, the Lobau in Vienna. It is shown that within National Parks, the identification of biodiversity hotspots of stygobites represents an attractive scientific activity, which increases the cultural value of protected landscapes.
Biodiversity Hotspots, Groundwater Fauna, National Parks, Stygobitic Species
Biodiversity & Conservation, Vol. 10, no. 10 (2001).
Danielopol, Dan L. and Pospisil, Peter, "Hidden biodiversity in the groundwater of the Danube Flood Plain National Park (Austria)" (2001). KIP Articles. 2480.