Lake Prespa is rich with 24 endemic taxa, 13 fish species, six of which are endemic taxa, 13 fish species, six of which are endemic.
These sections have yielded an unexpectedly diverse vertebrate fauna, in comparison with previous work, with over twenty individual taxa present.
An estimated 176 waterfowl taxa are held in captivity in the British Isles including 40 of the threatened taxa.
The vast majority of taxa described are also illustrated with diagnostic line drawings.
Taxon sampling affects the relative rate estimate, with comparisons involving more closely related taxa resulting in a higher estimate.