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Notable examples of multiple speciation in one site

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Connected Sites

  • Alejandro de Humboldt National Park: Flora
  • Central Amazon Conservation Complex: "The water bodies existing in these reserves (Mamirau? and Amana)contain 64 species of electric fishes in seven families, including 3 species new to science, which represent the highest known diversity of this unique group of organisms in the world, with a level of radiation and adaptation akin to that of cichlids in the Rift Valley of Africa"
  • Galapagos Islands: Finches
  • Jeju: "A. koreana thrives in vast areas, and shows great genetic variation in the color of cones, and thus Jeju Island serves as a valuable source of research regarding the speciation of the conifer species. A. koreana is registered as a 'Red Listed' endangered plant species (LR/nt; ver 2.3, 1994) at the IUCN." - Nomination File
  • Lake Malawi: Cichlids

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