The Continental Waters

  • F. D. Por
Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 63)


A look at the map of the Levant shows a dense network of streams and rivers. This is a deceiving image. In fact we look at a hydrological skeleton with little flowing life in it. The “mighty Jordan”, certainly the most famous river in the world, is something of a limnologie hoax: a poor desert creek, fighting for its existence during the heat of the summer.


Aquatic Insect Rift Valley Coastal River Aquatic Fauna Coastal Stream 
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