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Endangered Otters in Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India


By: Madireddi V Subba Rao(Author)

106 pages, 8 plates with 14 colour photos; 2 b/w illustrations, 3 b/w maps, 23 tables

B.R. Publishing Corporation

Hardback | Jan 2013 | #203703 | ISBN-13: 9789350500743
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NHBS Price: £18.99 $24/€21 approx

About this book

Language: English

The documentation of the River otter, Lutra percipillata at Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India was studied with special reference to ecology, status, distribution of population, habitat evaluation, reproductive biology, food and feeding strategies together with exploitation pattern in relation to mangrove habitats and human impacts of in the Coringa area.

Conservation programmes with strict implementaion as well as management strategies and action plans were carried out at Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary.

The study area is under severe exploitation from habitat destruction, construction of aquaculture, poaching of otters for skin, fur, and meat. Hence the population of otters are decreasing day by day. So conservation and management of otters are required to protect the species.

The details of the above aspects are presented in different chapters of this monograph.


- Introduction        1
- Otters at a Glance        5
- Study Area        7
- Methodology        9
- Observations        20
- Results        27
- Conservation and Management        35
- Achievements        38
- Suggestions and Recommendations        40
- Do You Know Otters?        43
- Summary        46
- Acknowledgements        50
- References        51
- Glossary        53
- Maps        55
- Tables        61
- Plates        93
- Diagrams        103

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