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A Review of Marking and Individual Recognition Techniques for Amphibians and Reptiles

Handbook / Manual

Series: Herpetological Circulars Volume: 35

By: John W Ferner (Author)

72 pages, 22 b/w photos and b/w illustrations

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

Paperback | Feb 2007 | #167914 | ISBN-13: 9780916984687
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £15.50 $19/€17 approx

About this book

This guide describes marking and identification techniques for larval amphibians, frogs and toads, salmanders, caecilians, turtles, lizards, snakes and crocodilians. The techniques described include toe clipping, branding, tagging and banding, trailing devices, pattern mapping, mutilation techniques, radioactive tagging, shell notching, painting, scale clipping, PIT tags and radio transmitter tagging. Provides an extensive bibliography for further reading.

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