endemism

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endemism

[′en·də‚miz·əm]
(medicine)
The state or quality of being endemic.
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This is important for the protection of the endemic species.
Thus, at a depth of 200 meters a small lake has been discovered in which an endemic species of fish lives, the color of whose skin resembles the skin of people.
Glimpse rare or endemic species (including 150+ species of lemur)
The study documented two (18%) Philippine endemic species of reptiles belonging to Family Scincidae.
The main aim of this study was to present geographical distribution and conservation information about the endemic species, Cyanopepla griseldis (Druce 1884) in Mexico in order to propose it for consideration for inclusion in the Official Mexican Norm NOM-059.
Prior to our study it was only Taylor (1921) who published a paper focusing on patterns of plant endemism on the Bahamian islands, he recognized 132 endemic species of flowering plants.
Besides, construction of a visit center and green theater for cultural activities of scientific and educational sphere is going to be implemented, as well as the expansion of endangered and endemic species of Uzbekistan's flora included to the Red Book.
This archipelago contains the only mid-ocean granitic islands on the planet and offers sanctuaries for numerous endemic species of flora and fauna that are amongst the rarest on earth.
Pemba Island off the coast of Tanzania also has four endemic species including the Pemba green pigeon and the Pemba scops owl.
Ahmed Al Ali, Director of Protected Areas, Sharjah, said multiple research conducted here show the unique elements of this mangrove sanctuary, such as the endemic species of birds, and of course the most ancient original mangroves in the UAE.
The Hydrometridae biota of Madagascar as currently understood comprises an assemblage of six regionally endemic species, plus the widespread H.
A detailed introduction reviews the region covered, changes in taxonomic status since the last edition, and phylogenetic families included, as well as a listing of endemic species and good locations for viewing them.