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Ecology and conservation of the diamond-backed terrapin

Author: Willem M Roosenburg; Victor S Kennedy
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willem M Roosenburg; Victor S Kennedy
ISBN: 9781421426266 1421426269
OCLC Number: 1021068950
Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction and history / J. Whitfield Gibbons --
Part I. Biology and ecology. 2 Capture, measurement, and field techniques / Willem M. Roosenburg and Russell L. Burke ; 3. Evolutionary history and paleontological record / Dana J. Ehret and Benjamin K. Atkinson ; 4. Taxonomy : a history of controversy and uncertainty / Jeffrey E. Lovich and Kristen M. Hart ; 5. Molecular ecology and phylogeography / Paul E. Converse and Shawn R. Kuchta ; 6. Life history with emphasis on geographic variation / Jeffrey E. Lovich, J. Whitfield Gibbons, and Kathryn M. Greene ; 7. Reproductive behavior and ecology / Joseph A. Butler, Russell L. Burke, and Willem M. Roosenburg ; 8. Hatchling behavior and overwintering / Patrick J. Baker, Ralph E.J. Boerner, and Roger C. Wood ; 9. Osmoregulation / Leigh Anne Harden and Amanda Southwood Williard ; 10. Temperature-dependent sex determination / Thane Wibbels, Taylor Roberge, and Allen R. Place ; 11. Foraging ecology and habitat choice / Anton D. Tucker, Russell L. Burke, and Diane C. Tulipani ; 12. Environmental toxicology / Dawn K. Holliday, Rusty D. Day, and David Owens --
Part II. Fisheries and conservation challenges. 13. History of commercial fisheries and artificial propagation / Victor S. Kennedy ; 14. Conservation in terrestrial habitats : mitigating habitat loss, road mortality, and subsidized predators / John C. Maerz, Richard A. Seigel, and Brian A. Crawford ; 15. Interactions with motorboats / Lori A. Lester, Harold W. Avery, Andrew S. Harrison, and Edward A. Standora ; 16. Bycatch in blue crab fisheries / Randolph M. Chambers and John C. Maerz ; 17. Conservation through environmental education / George L. Heinrich, Timothy J. Walsh, and Will Williams ; 18. Habitat restoration and head-starting / Willem M. Roosenburg ; 19. The future for diamond-backed terrapins / Joseph A. Butler and Willem M. Roosenburg.
Responsibility: edited by Willem M. Roosenburg and Victor S. Kennedy.

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This collection of 18 scholarly papers makes a detailed summary of the terrapin's natural history, threats to the population, ongoing conservation efforts and the value of the terrapin as an Read more...

 
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