Guillem X. Pons

Departament de Ciències de la Terra, Universitat de les Illes Balears.

fauna endèmica

Ibero-balearic endemic fauna and its conservation. The Iberian peninsula and the Balearic Islands constitute two outstanding territories in terms of animal biodiversity and endemic species. The continental freshwater fish, the reptiles and amphibians, and to a lesser extent birds, make up the groups of most unique vertebrates and those most renowned as threatened species.