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Ecology and Conservation of Amphibians : Conservation Biology - Trevor Beebee

Ecology and Conservation of Amphibians

Conservation Biology

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1996
ISBN: 9780412624100
Number Of Pages: 214

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This volume sets out to provide an overview of recent research on all aspects of amphibian ecology and behaviour and to illustrate its application to practical conservation measures for this major group of animals. Its broad scope makes it of relevance to students of general biology, ecology and conservation, but also to professionals in industries and agencies involved with environmental issues and nature conservation.

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...this extremely important publication...it is the text which makes this book essential reading for any batrachophile. - Wildfowl and Wetlands Magazine

What are amphibians?p. 1
Why study amphibians?p. 22
Evolution and phylogenyp. 42
Behavioural ecologyp. 61
Population ecologyp. 79
Community ecologyp. 101
Distribution, abundance and extinction riskp. 117
Threats to amphibiansp. 132
How to conserve amphibiansp. 146
Amphibian conservation in actionp. 167
Referencesp. 181
Appendixp. 203
Indexp. 207
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ISBN: 9780412624100
ISBN-10: 0412624109
Series: Conservation Biology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 214
Published: 31st March 1996
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 1.1