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RealmMajor Habitat TypeEcoregionEcoID
Afrotropic
 large lakes  
  Lake Malawi559
  Lake Rukwa565
  Lake Tanganyika542
  Lake Turkana530
  Lake Victoria Basin521
 large river deltas  
  Niger Delta506
 montane freshwaters  
  Albertine Highlands541
  Amatolo - Winterberg Highlands577
  Drakensberg - Maloti Highlands574
  Eastern Zimbabwe Highlands563
  Ethiopian Highlands525
  Fouta - Djalon510
  Lake Tana526
  Madagascar Eastern Highlands581
  Mount Nimba513
  Mulanje562
  Western Equatorial Crater Lakes519
 Oceanic Islands  
  Comoros - Mayotte584
  Mascarenes586
  Seychelles585
 temperate coastal rivers  
  Cape Fold578
 temperate upland rivers  
  Southern Temperate Highveld575
 tropical and subtropical coastal rivers  
  Ashanti515
  Bight Drainages517
  Coastal East Africa564
  Cuanza551
  Eburneo514
  Madagascar Eastern Lowlands583
  Northern Gulf of Guinea Drainages - Bioko518
  Northern Upper Guinea511
  Ogooue - Nyanga - Kouilou - Niari532
  Pangani568
  S. Tome & Principe - Annobon587
  Southern Gulf of Guinea Drainages533
  Southern Upper Guinea512
  Tana, Athi & Coastal Drainages567
  Zambezian Lowveld576
 tropical and subtropical floodplain rivers and wetland complexes  
  Bangweulu - Mweru544
  Cuvette Centrale537
  Inner Niger Delta508
  Kafue557
  Kasai546
  Lower Congo550
  Lower Congo Rapids549
  Lower Niger - Benue505
  Lower Zambezi561
  Mai Ndombe547
  Malagarasi - Moyowosi543
  Malebo Pool548
  Middle Zambezi - Luangwa558
  Northwestern Madagascar580
  Okavango569
  Sangha534
  Senegal - Gambia509
  Sudanic Congo - Oubangi535
  Tumba538
  Upper Congo Rapids539
  Upper Lualaba545
  Upper Nile522
  Upper Zambezi Floodplains556
  Volta516
 tropical and subtropical upland rivers  
  Uele536
  Upper Congo540
  Upper Niger507
  Zambezian Headwaters555
  Zambezian Highveld560
 xeric freshwaters and endorheic (closed) basins  
  Etosha553
  Horn of Africa529
  Kalahari570
  Karoo573
  Karstveld Sink Holes554
  Lake Chad520
  Namib552
  Northern Eastern Rift528
  Oman Mountains443
  Shebelle - Juba531
  Southern Eastern Rift566
  Southern Kalahari571
  Southern Madagascar582
  Southwestern Arabian Coast439
  Western Madagascar579
  Western Orange572
Australasia
 montane freshwaters  
  Lake Poso751
  Malili Lakes750
  New Guinea Central Mountains814
  New Guinea North Coast813
 temperate coastal rivers  
  Bass Strait Drainages809
  Eastern Coastal Australia807
  New Zealand811
  Southern Tasmania810
  Southwestern Australia801
 temperate floodplain rivers and wetlands  
  Murray - Darling808
 tropical and subtropical coastal rivers  
  Arafura - Carpentaria805
  Bismarck Archipelago817
  Kimberley803
  Lesser Sunda Islands748
  Malukku747
  New Caledonia820
  Papuan Peninsula816
  Solomon Islands818
  Southwest New Guinea - Trans-Fly Lowland815
  Sulawesi749
  Vogelkop - Bomberai812
 xeric freshwaters and endorheic (closed) basins  
  Lake Eyre Basin806
  Paleo804
  Pilbara802
Indo-Malay
 large river deltas  
  Mekong Delta729
 montane freshwaters  
  Borneo Highlands743
  Ganges Himalayan Foothills710
  Inle Lake723
  Lake Lanao753
 Oceanic Islands  
  Andaman Islands768
  Nicobar Islands769
 tropical and subtropical coastal rivers  
  Aceh736
  Central & Eastern Java740
  Chin Hills - Arakan Coast719
  Coastal Fujian - Zeijang767
  Eastern Borneo745
  Eastern Gulf of Thailand Drainages731
  Eastern Taiwan758
  Hainan759
  Indian Ocean Slope of Sumatra & Java737
  Kapuas741
  Malay Peninsula Eastern Slope734
  Mindanao752
  Northeastern Borneo744
  Northern Annam760
  Northern Central Sumatra - Western Malaysia735
  Northern Philippine Islands755
  Northwestern Borneo742
  Palawan - Busuanga - Mindoro756
  Southeastern Borneo746
  Southeastern Ghats716
  Southern Annam730
  Southern Central Sumatra738
  Southern Sumatra - Western Java739
  Sri Lanka Dry Zone717
  Sri Lanka Wet Zone718
  Western Ghats715
  Western Taiwan757
 tropical and subtropical floodplain rivers and wetland complexes  
  Chao Phraya732
  Ganges Delta & Plain709
  Kratie - Stung Treng (Mekong)728
  Lower & Middle Indus703
  Lower & Middle Salween722
  Lower Lancang (Mekong)726
  Mae Khlong733
  Narmada-Tapti708
  Northern Deccan Plateau713
  Sitang - Irawaddy720
  Song Hong761
  Southern Deccan Plateau714
  Xi Yiang763
 tropical and subtropical upland rivers  
  Khorat Plateau (Mekong)727
  Middle Brahmaputra712
Nearctic
 large lakes  
  English - Winnipeg Lakes109
  Laurentian Great Lakes116
 Oceanic Islands  
  Bermuda176
 polar freshwaters  
  Alaskan Coastal101
  Canadian Arctic Archipelago112
  Central Arctic Coastal106
  Lower Mackenzie105
  Upper Yukon102
  Western Hudson Bay111
 temperate coastal rivers  
  Alaska & Canada Pacific Coastal103
  Appalachian Piedmont157
  Canadian Atlantic Islands115
  Chesapeake Bay158
  East Texas Gulf140
  Eastern Hudson Bay - Ungava113
  Gulf of St.Lawrence Coastal Drainages114
  Northeast US & Southeast Canada Atlantic Drainages118
  Oregon & Northern California Coastal123
  Sabine - Galveston141
  Sacramento - San Joaquin125
  Scotia - Fundy119
  Southern Hudson Bay110
  St.Lawrence117
  West Florida Gulf154
 temperate floodplain rivers and wetlands  
  Apalachicola155
  Columbia Unglaciated121
  Lower Mississippi149
  Lower Rio Grande - Bravo135
  Middle Missouri143
  Mobile Bay153
  Upper Mackenzie104
  Upper Mississippi148
 temperate upland rivers  
  Central Prairie146
  Columbia Glaciated120
  Cumberland151
  Middle Saskatchewan108
  Ouachita Highlands145
  Ozark Highlands147
  Teays - Old Ohio150
  Tennessee152
  Upper Missouri142
  Upper Rio Grande - Bravo132
  Upper Saskatchewan107
  Upper Snake122
  US Southern Plains144
 tropical and subtropical coastal rivers  
  Florida Peninsula156
  Sinaloa162
  West Texas Gulf139
 xeric freshwaters and endorheic (closed) basins  
  Bonneville127
  Colorado130
  Cuatro Cienegas136
  Death Valley128
  Gila131
  Guzman - Samalayuca161
  Lahontan126
  Lerma - Chapala165
  Llanos El Salado166
  Mayran - Viesca163
  Oregon Lakes124
  Pecos133
  Rio Conchos134
  Rio Salado137
  Rio San Juan (Mexico)138
  Sonora160
  Southern California Coastal - Baja California159
  Vegas - Virgin129
Neotropic
 large lakes  
  Maracaibo303
 large river deltas  
  Amazonas Estuary & Coastal Drainages323
  Orinoco Delta & Coastal Drainages309
 montane freshwaters  
  Amazonas High Andes312
  Cuyan - Desaguadero340
  Orinoco High Andes305
  Orinoco Piedmont306
  Ucayali - Urubamba Piedmont317
  Western Amazon Piedmont313
 Oceanic Islands  
  Galapagos Islands350
  Juan Fernandez Island351
 temperate coastal rivers  
  Bonaerensean Drainages347
  Laguna dos Patos334
  Patagonia348
  South Andean Pacific Slopes341
  Valdivian Lakes349
 temperate floodplain rivers and wetlands  
  Lower Parana345
 tropical and subtropical coastal rivers  
  Ameca - Manantlan168
  Bahama Archipelago212
  Chagres209
  Chiapas - Fonseca201
  Chiriqui206
  Coatzacoalcos172
  Cuba - Cayman Islands211
  Estero Real - Tempisque204
  Fluminense352
  Grijalva - Usumacinta173
  Hispaniola214
  Isthmus Caribbean207
  Jamaica213
  Mosquitia203
  North Andean Pacific Slopes - Rio Atrato301
  Northeastern Caatinga & Coastal Drainages326
  Northeastern Mata Atlantica328
  Panuco167
  Papaloapan171
  Paraiba do Sul329
  Puerto Rico - Virgin Islands215
  Quintana Roo - Motagua202
  Ribeira de Iguape330
  Rio Balsas169
  Rio Santiago164
  Rio Tuira210
  San Juan (Nicaragua/Costa Rica)205
  Santa Maria208
  Sierra Madre del Sur170
  South America Caribbean Drainages - Trinidad304
  Southeastern Mata Atlantica331
  Tramandai - Mampituba335
  Windward & Leeward Islands216
  Yucatan175
 tropical and subtropical floodplain rivers and wetland complexes  
  Amazonas Lowlands316
  Chaco342
  Orinoco Llanos307
  Paraguay343
  Rio Negro314
 tropical and subtropical upland rivers  
  Amazonas Guiana Shield315
  Essequibo310
  Guapore - Itenez319
  Guianas311
  Iguassu346
  Lower Uruguay332
  Madeira Brazilian Shield321
  Magdalena - Sinu302
  Mamore - Madre de Dios Piedmont318
  Orinoco Guiana Shield308
  Parnaiba325
  S. Francisco327
  Tapajos - Juruena320
  Tocantins - Araguaia324
  Upper Parana344
  Upper Uruguay333
  Upper Usumacinta174
  Xingu322
 xeric freshwaters and endorheic (closed) basins  
  Atacama338
  Central Andean Pacific Slopes336
  Mar Chiquita - Salinas Grandes339
  Titicaca337
Oceania
 Oceanic Islands  
  Cocos Island (Costa Rica)217
  East Caroline Islands829
 oceanic islands  
  Fiji821
  Hawaiian Islands828
 Oceanic Islands  
  Marquesas Islands826
  Rapa827
  Samoas823
  Society Islands824
  Tubuai Islands825
 oceanic islands  
  Vanuatu819
 Oceanic Islands  
  Wallis - Futuna822
  West Caroline Islands830
Palearctic
 large lakes  
  Aral Sea Drainages629
  Biwa Ko643
  Caspian Marine452
  Lake Baikal606
  Lake Issyk Kul - Upper Chu627
  Lake Onega - Lake Ladoga409
  Volga Delta - Northern Caspian Drainages453
 large river deltas  
  Nile Delta524
 montane freshwaters  
  Chuya604
  Er Hai725
  Indus Himalayan Foothills705
  Upper Huang He633
  Upper Huang He Corridor634
  Upper Indus706
  Yaghistan704
  Yunnan Lakes762
 polar freshwater  
  Ob602
 polar freshwaters  
  Anadyr610
  Barents Sea Drainages407
  East Chukotka611
  Iceland - Jan Mayen401
  Kolyma609
  Lena608
  Northern Baltic Drainages406
  Norwegian Sea Drainages405
  Taimyr607
  Yenisei605
 temperate coastal rivers  
  Aegean Drainages424
  Atlantic Northwest Africa501
  Cantabric Coast - Languedoc403
  Coastal Amur615
  Crimea Peninsula426
  Dalmatia419
  Eastern Yellow Sea Drainages638
  Gulf of Venice Drainages415
  Hamgyong - Sanmaek640
  Honshu - Shikoku - Kyushu642
  Ionian Drainages421
  Italian Peninsula & Islands416
  Kamchatka & Northern Kurils613
  Koryakia612
  Kuban428
  Mediterranean Northwest Africa502
  Northern Anatolia430
  Northern British Isles402
  Northern Hormuz Drainages451
  Okhotsk Coast614
  Orontes437
  Sakhalin, Hokkaido, & Sikhote - Alin Coast641
  Southeast Adriatic Drainages420
  Southeastern Korean Peninsula639
  Southern Anatolia432
  Southern Baltic Lowlands408
  Thrace423
  Vardar422
  Western Anatolia429
  Western Iberia412
  Western Transcaucasia433
 temperate floodplain rivers and wetlands  
  Central & Western Europe404
  Dnieper - South Bug425
  Dniester - Lower Danube418
  Don427
  Eastern Iberia414
  Huang He Great Bend635
  Kura - South Caspian Drainages434
  Liao He637
  Lower Amur616
  Lower Huang He636
  Lower Tigris & Euphrates441
  Lower Yangtze766
  Songhua Jiang620
  Southern Iberia413
  Upper Tigris & Euphrates442
  Volga - Ural410
 temperate upland rivers  
  Argun618
  Lower & Middle Syr Darya626
  Middle Amu Darya630
  Middle Amur617
  Middle Yangtze765
  Northern Central Asian Highlands628
  Qaidan632
  Shilka (Amur)619
  Upper Danube417
  Upper Irtysh603
  Upper Yangtze764
 tropical and subtropical upland rivers  
  Upper Brahmaputra711
  Upper Lancang (Mekong)724
  Upper Salween721
 xeric freshwaters and endorheic (closed) basins  
  Arabian Interior440
  Balkash - Alakul624
  Baluchistan701
  Caspian Highlands446
  Central Anatolia431
  Coastal Levant436
  Dry Sahel504
  Dzungaria623
  Esfahan449
  Helmand - Sistan702
  Inner Mongolia Endorheic Basins621
  Irgyz -Turgai601
  Jordan River438
  Kavir & Lut Deserts448
  Lake Van444
  Lower Nile523
  Namak447
  Orumiyeh445
  Sahara503
  Sinai435
  Tarim625
  Tibetan Plateau Endorheic Drainages707
  Turan Plain450
  Upper Amu Darya631
  Western Caspian Drainages411
  Western Mongolia622
  Western Red Sea Drainages527
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