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zo·o·ge·og·ra·phy

(zō'ō-jē-og'ră-fē),
The geography of animals; the study of the distribution of animals on the earth's surface.

zoogeography

(zō′ə-jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The biological study of the geographic distribution of animals, especially the causes and effects of such distribution.

zo′o·ge·og′ra·pher n.
zo′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk), zo′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
zo′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

zoogeography

(zō″ō-jē-ŏg′ră-fē)
The study of the distribution of animals on the earth.

zoogeography

defining the location and numbers of animal populations, and their variability with time.
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With him we have lost someone who has left his mark on a whole generation of zoogeographers, taxonomists, mountain ecologists and entomologists and who was described at his funeral by a long-time friend as a scientist of "enthusiastic heart and rational words".
Zoogeographers recognize limits to fish distributions at the scale of large river basins (Hocutt and Wiley, 1986).