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Ecology and conservation of the Sirenia

H. Marsh

Ecology and conservation of the Sirenia

dugongs and manatees

by H. Marsh

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sirenia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHelene Marsh, Thomas J. O"Shea, John E. Reynolds III
    SeriesConservation biology
    ContributionsO"Shea, Thomas J., Reynolds, John Elliott, 1952-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.S6 M37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25185603M
    ISBN 109780521888288
    LC Control Number2011008024

    This book was conceived to mark the Silver Jubilee of the British Butterfly Conservation Society. Interest in the conservation of butterflies has increased so rapidly that it is difficult to relate to the situation 25 years ago. Butterflies were on the decline in Britain, Europe and elsewhere but. Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Chilika Lagoon goes beyond scientific research articles to explore institutional and governance issues, political ecology, and the Ramsar Convention’s guidelines for ecosystem restoration. The book will benefit researchers, wetland managers, government policy makers and more general readers concerned Missing: Sirenia.

    Ecology and Conservation of the Dugong 2 Introduction The dugong (Dugong dugon), is a seagrass-dependant marine mammal of tropical and subtropical coastal waters, with high genetic biodiversity value. It is the sole member of the genus Dugong, which is the only extant member of the Family Dugongidae (UNEP, ; Bryden et al. ). The.   About this book. Language: English. Based on 15 years of research and conservation work by researchers with Birdlife Hungary, this monograph lays out the basic biology of the Red-Footed Falcon, Falco 24 chapters, the editors bring together information on reproduction, habitats, diseases and parasites, migration and wintering, and population sizes and trends.5/5(2).

    Title: Ecology and Conservation Books , Author: Cambridge University Press, Name: Ecology and Conservation Books , Length: 28 pages, Page: Missing: Sirenia. 18 Conservation in practice Introduction How populations go extinct How to prevent extinction Rescue and recovery of near extinctions Conservation in national parks and reserves Community conservation outside national parks and reserves International conservation Summary Missing: Sirenia.


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About this book. Dugongs and manatees, the only fully aquatic herbivorous mammals, live in the coastal waters, rivers and lakes of more than 80 subtropical and tropical countries. Symbols of fierce conservation battles, sirenian populations are threatened by multiple global problems.

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Author: Steven Benjamins. Ecology and Conservation of the Sirenia Dugongs and Manatees HELENE MARSH James Cook University, Queensland, Australia THOMAS J. O’SHEA Glen Haven, Colorado, USA (US Geological Survey, retired) JOHN E.

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Providing comparative information on all four surviving species, this book synthesises the ecological and related knowledge pertinent to understanding the biology and conservation of the sirenia.

Synopsis. Dugongs and manatees, the only fully aquatic herbivorous mammals, live in the coastal waters, rivers and lakes of more than 80 subtropical and tropical countries. Symbols of fierce conservation battles, sirenian populations are threatened by multiple global problems.

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Marsh, T. O'Shea, and J. Reynolds III | Find, read and cite. BOOK REVIEW Ecology and conservation of the sirenia: dugongs and manatees Helene Marsh, Thomas J. O’Shea and John E. Reynolds III Cambridge University Press, Cambridge,pp, ISBNUS$, £85 (hardcover), andUS$65, £43 (paperback) This 18th volume in the Cambridge series of books.

The final 2 chapters, on Conservation Status and Conservation Opportunities, address these critical subjects thoughtfully and in as much detail as is found in the rest of the book. The West African manatee (Trichechus senegalensis) in particular is identified as being at high risk of biological extinction without fast and effective by: 1.

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O'Shea; John E. Reynolds III Review by: Nicholas D. Pyenson The Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol. 88, No. 1 (March ), pp. The Sirenia, commonly referred to as sea-cows or sirenians, are an order of fully aquatic, herbivorous mammals that inhabit swamps, rivers, estuaries, marine wetlands, and coastal marine waters.

The Sirenia currently comprise the families Dugongidae (the dugong and, historically, Steller's sea cow) and Trichechidae with a total of four Protosirenidae (Eocene sirenians) and Class: Mammalia.Global Ecology and Conservation (GECCO) is an open access companion title to the leading international journal, Biological covers all sub-disciplines of ecological and conservation science, from theory to practice, from regional to g: Sirenia.