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Amphibian Biology, Volume 11, Part 2: Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Eastern Hemisphere: Northern Africa

Journal / Magazine

Series: Amphibian Biology Volume: 11/2

By: Stephen D Busack(Editor), Harold Heatwole(Editor)

124 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w distribution maps, b/w maps, tables

Asociación Herpetológica Española

Paperback | Jan 2013 | #223103
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About this book

This year's volume of Basic & Applied Herpetology is dedicated entirely to publication of Part 2 of volume 11 of the book series Amphibian Biology. In 2013, the editors of this part, Stephen Busack and Harold Heatwole, posed to the editorial board of Basic & Applied Herpetology the challenge of publishing the Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians in North Africa. After a long process of editing and revision the editorial board are happy to present this treatise, organized in an introduction and six chapters, each chapter dedicated to a single North African country, including Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt, and written by some of the most relevant researchers in these countries.


Editorial (p. 5)

Chapter 23. Introduction (pp. 7-10)
Harold Heatwole, Stephen D. Busack

Chapter 24. Amphibian conservation in Mauritania (pp. 11-22)
José Manuel Padial, Pierre-André Crochet, Philippe Geniez, José Carlos Brito
Chapter 25. Amphibians of Morocco, including Western Sahara: a status report (pp. 23-50)
Ricardo Reques, Juan M. Pleguezuelos, Stephen D. Busack, Philip de Pous
Chapter 26. Diversity and conservation of Algerian amphibian assemblages (pp. 51-83)
José Mateo, Philippe Geniez, Jim Pether

Chapter 27. Conservation status of amphibians in Tunisia (pp. 85-100)
Nabil Amor, Mohsen Kalboussi, Khaled Said

Chapter 28. Amphibians in Libya: a status report (pp. 101-106)
Adel A. Ibrahim

Chapter 29. Amphibians of Egypt: a troubled source (pp. 107-117)
Adel A. Ibrahim

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