Animal Info - Bahrain


Contents

Threatened Species, Environmental and Social Data (Mammals, Biodiversity/Ecosystems, Population, Area, Economy), References and Links


Threatened Species

Threatened Species: The following list includes all mammals which occur in Bahrain and are rated as Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) or Vulnerable (VU) in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals


Environmental and Social Data

Mammals

Total number of species: 17 (Groombridge & Jenkins 1994)
Number of endemic species: 0 (Groombridge & Jenkins 1994)
Number of threatened species: 1996 and 2000: 1 (6 % of total species) (IUCN 1996, IUCN 2000) 

Biodiversity/Ecosystems

Bahrain contains portions of the Arabian Sea & Persian Gulf Global 200 Ecoregion (Olson & Dinerstein 1998, Olson & Dinerstein 1999)

Population

Population in 1995: 603,000 (Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995)
Population density in 1995: 872.0 people/sq km (2258.4 people/sq mi) (Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995)
Population in 1998: 616,342 (World Almanac 1999)

Area

Area: 692 sq km (267 sq mi) (Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995)

Economy

Per capita GDP ($ U.S.) (1996): $12,000 (World Almanac 1999)


References and Links

References: Groombridge & Jenkins 1994, IUCN 1994, IUCN 1996, IUCN 2000IUCN 2004, Natl. Geog. Soc. 1995, Olson & Dinerstein 1998, Olson & Dinerstein 1999, World Almanac 1999

General Links (After you get to one of these sites, click on the link for Bahrain): CIA World Factbook, Foreign Embassies of Washington, D.C., Library of Congress - Country Studies, University of Texas - Country Maps, Washington Post - Countries, World Resources Institute - Country ProfilesLinks for BahrainArabian Wildlife Magazine Online


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