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The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation

By: Roger L Reep and Robert K Bonde

189 pages, 40 figs

University Press of Florida

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #186526 | ISBN-13: 9780813035635
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Hardback | May 2006 | #160300 | ISBN: 081302949X
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About this book

Tells a tale of the mysterious manatee for professionals and interested lay people alike. This work attempts to humanize the sometimes difficult-to-grasp characteristics of manatee biology, their relation to the environment, and the biopolitics that result from the intersection of science and wildlife management.

A must-read for anyone with an interest in the conservation of this important species. - Jim Valade, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Manatee Recovery Activities"

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Roger Reep is a neuroscientist and professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida. He was lead organizer for the First International Manatee and Dugong Research Conference, and for the Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference. Bob Bonde is a biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey Sirenia Project.

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