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Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries An Integrated Approach

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By: CG Scalet, LD Flake and DW Willis
512 pages, B/w photos & line illus, figs
Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries
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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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CHARLES SCALET, South Dakota University, USA. LESTER FLAKE, South Dakota University, USA. DAVID WILLIS, South Dakota University, USA.
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By: CG Scalet, LD Flake and DW Willis
512 pages, B/w photos & line illus, figs
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