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Vertebrate Conservation and Biodiversity

  • Editors
  • David L. Hawksworth
  • Alan T. Bull

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Fred Van Dyke, Jamie D. Schmeling, Shawn Starkenburg, Sung Heun Yoo, Peter W. Stewart
    Pages 1-13
  3. Ermias T. Azeria, Isabel Sanmartín, Stefan Ås, Allan Carlson, Neil Burgess
    Pages 57-86
  4. Ronnie Reyes-Arriagada, Paulo Campos-Ellwanger, Roberto P. Schlatter, Cheryl Baduini
    Pages 87-104
  5. Inés Arroyo-Quiroz, Ramón Pérez-Gil, Nigel Leader-Williams
    Pages 105-126
  6. Rômulo Romeu da Nóbrega Alves, Gentil Alves Pereira Filho
    Pages 143-159
  7. José Alexandre Felizola Diniz-Filho, Luis Mauricio Bini, Míriam Plaza Pinto, Thiago Fernando L. V. B. Rangel, Priscilla Carvalho, Sibelius Lellis Vieira et al.
    Pages 171-182
  8. Lisandro Heil, Esteban Fernández-Juricic, Daniel Renison, Ana M. Cingolani, Daniel T. Blumstein
    Pages 183-200
  9. Ç. Ilgaz, O. Türkozan, A. Özdemir, Y. Kaska, M. Stachowitsch
    Pages 201-211
  10. Amyot Kofoky, Daudet Andriafidison, Fanja Ratrimomanarivo, H. Julie Razafimanahaka, Daniel Rakotondravony, Paul A. Racey et al.
    Pages 213-227
  11. Adán Oliveras de Ita, Héctor Gómez de Silva
    Pages 229-235
  12. J. C. Poynton, S. P. Loader, E. Sherratt, B. T. Clarke
    Pages 277-292
  13. Fu-Min Lei, Guo-An Wei, Hong-Feng Zhao, Zuo-Hua Yin, Jian-Li Lu
    Pages 293-304
  14. Nancy Nthenya Moinde-Fockler, Nicholas Otienoh Oguge, Genesio Mugambi Karere, Daniel Otina, Mbaruk Abdalla Suleman
    Pages 335-347
  15. Antonio R. Mendes Pontes, Iran C. Normande, Amaro C. A. Fernandes, Patrícia F. Rosas Ribeiro, Marina L. Soares
    Pages 349-356
  16. Irene Romero-Nájera, Alfredo D. Cuarón, Cristopher González-Baca
    Pages 357-369
  17. Mogens Trolle, Andrew J. Noss, Edson S. De Lima, Julio C. Dalponte
    Pages 371-378
  18. Mogens Trolle, Marcos Cesar Bissaro, Helbert Medeiros Prado
    Pages 379-385
  19. José Miguel Barea-Azcón, Emilio Virgós, Elena Ballesteros-Duperón, Marcos Moleón, Manuel Chirosa
    Pages 387-404
  20. Rosie Woodroffe, Laurence G. Frank, Peter A. Lindsey, Symon M. K. ole Ranah, Stephanie Romañach
    Pages 419-434
  21. David I. King, Martin D. Hernandez-Mayorga, Richard Trubey, Raul Raudales, John H. Rappole
    Pages 473-494
  22. Back Matter
    Pages 495-495

About this book

Introduction

This book brings together a selection of original studies submitted to Biodiversity and Conservation that address the conservation and biodiversity of vertebrates - particularly those in terrestrial habitats. Vertebrates are, along with plants, the best-known and most intensively studied components of biological diversity on Earth. While studies on vertebrates can be expected to provide models for other groups, they can also pose their own particular problems due to their relative mobility as in some migratory birds. In addition, many mammals and fish are also subject to extensive human exploitation for food or sport.

The contributions in this volume are drawn from a wide range of countries – from Australasia, East Africa, Europe, and North, Central and South America. Collectively they provide a snap-shot of the types of studies and actions being taken in vertebrate conservation – topical examples that will make the volume especially valuable for use in conservation biology courses.

Reprinted from Biodiversity and Conservation, volume 16:4 (2007)

Keywords

Animal ecology Biodiversity Conservation biology Ecology Fauna Hotspot Species richness Terrestrial ecology Vertebrates environment wetland

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