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Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries: An Integrated Approach

Textbook

By: CG Scalet, LD Flake and DW Willis

512 pages, B/w photos & line illus, figs

W.H. Freeman & Co. Ltd

Paperback | May 2008 | Edition: 2 | #174400 | ISBN-13: 9781429204460
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About this book

This book is an introductory text to the management and science of both wildlife and fisheries, incorporating the latest technological and scientific advances in the field. It provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of wildlife and fisheries management. It incorporates technological and scientific advances in the field. It offers updated coverage of geographic information systems and biotelemetry; preferred structures for fish aging; and information concerning relevant diseases.

This book integrates the science of wildlife and fisheries. The updates include coverage of geographic information systems and biotelemetry; preferred structures for fish aging; information on diseases such as chronic wasting disease, avian flu, West Nile virus, viral haemorrhagic septicemia, and whirling disease.


Contents

PART I: FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE SYSTEMS; Defining Wildlife and Fisheries; Ecological Concepts; PART II: THE BIOTA; Population Dynamics and Structure; Genetics in Wildlife and Fisheries; Nutrition and Environmental Physiology; Behavior; Sampling the Biota; Determination and Use of Age, Growth, and Sex Information; Population Assessment; Managing the Biota; Endangered and Threatened Species; PART III: THE HABITAT; Habitat Types; Habitat Sampling and Assessment; Habitat Degradation; Habitat Management; PART IV: THE HUMAN USERS; Assessment of Human Users; Management of Human Users; Wildlife and Fishery Legislation; Wildlife and Fishery Law Enforcement; Organizations and Agencies, Biopolitics and Conflict Resolution, and Planning.

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Biography

CHARLES SCALET, South Dakota University, USA. LESTER FLAKE, South Dakota University, USA. DAVID WILLIS, South Dakota University, USA.

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