Amphibians and reptiles

Dostępność: dostępny w ok 15 dni roboczych

Nr produktu: ns-0203

W sklepie dodano: 18 czerwca 2013


Cena: 174,92

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Amphibians and reptiles

 Autor: Trevor JC Beebee

Amphibians and Reptiles is a comprehensive guide to the native and non-native species of amphibian and reptile found in the British Isles. Professor Trevor Beebee covers the biology, ecology, conservation and identification of the British herpetofauna, and provides keys for the identification of adult and immature newts and newt eggs, larvae and metamorphs; frog and toad adults and metamorphs, spawn and larvae; adult and hatchling limbed lizards; and adult snakes. Distribution maps are included for all species, and Amphibians and Reptiles is illustrated throughout with colour photographs and figures.

The goal of Amphibians and Reptiles is to encourage readers to develop their own ecological studies, to this end, the author summarises the current state of knowledge of reptile and amphibian biology, including behaviour, breeding, habitat selection, migration and development, and offers ideas for research projects that could be undertaken to further what is known. A chapter is devoted to the practicalities of professional work with amphibians and reptiles, including licensing requirements. Research techniques, including survey methods such as night searches for newts and bottle trapping, are discussed in detail, and consideration is given to methods of data analysis.

Author royalties from Amphibians and Reptiles have been donated to Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.

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