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CSIRO List of Australian Vertebrates: A Reference with Conservation Status

World / ChecklistRed Data Book

Edited By: Mark Clayton

162 pages, no illustrations

CSIRO

Paperback | Mar 2006 | Edition: 2 | #157657 | ISBN: 0643090754
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NHBS Price: £77.50 $98/€92 approx

About this book

This completely updated edition gives the latest listings on conservation status for all known Australian amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. It indicates each species' status on a state-by-state basis and also gives details for subspecies. Additionally, it provides a 'one-stop-shop' listing of the correct species names for all Australian vertebrates. It will be an indispensable reference tool and guide for all persons working with and publishing on Australia's vertebrate fauna, particularly those dealing in legal matters and environmental inventory and management programs.


Contents

- General Information; Rationale; How to use this list; Limitations and their criteria; Acknowledgments; Closing date; Sources of information; - Amphibians; Regular components of Australia's fauna; Introductions of native species in Australia and its territories; - Reptiles; Regular components of Australia's fauna; - Birds; Regular components of Australia's fauna; Vagrants and accidental visitors that have been recorded in Australia, its territories and territorial waters; Introductions of native species in Australia and its territories; Introductions of foreign species now extinct in Australia, its territories and territorial waters; - Mammals; Regular components of Australia's fauna; Vagrants and accidental visitors that have been recorded in Australia, its territories and territorial waters; Introductions of foreign species now extinct in Australia, its territories and territorial waters; Appendix to Newly Described Taxa Since First Edition; Index to Common Names; Index to Scientific Names.


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