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The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles

By: Don Moll and Edward O Moll

384 pages, Col plates, b/w photos, tabs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Apr 2004 | #147534 | ISBN: 0195102290
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A comprehensive overview of the world's river turtles, their ecology, conservation, and management, by two of the leading experts in the subject. Both brothers have worked extensively outside the US, and this book has a global focus, with substantial data from Central American and Asian countries as well as from the US.


Table of Contents; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. River Turtle Diversity, Adaptations, and Roles in the River; 3. Communities and Habitats; 4. Traditional Exploitation Methods, Efficiency, and Consequences for; 5. River Turtle Exploitation: Past and Present; 6. Indirect Factors Contributing to Extinction; 7. Conservation, Management, and Rehabilitation; Epilogue; Literature Cited; Index

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