Amphibians of North Africa

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  • Author : Daniel Escoriza
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN : 0128158352
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Amphibians of North Africa

Amphibians of North Africa
  • Author : Daniel Escoriza,Jihène Ben Hassine
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 March 2019
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Amphibians of North Africa is a comprehensive compilation of available data on the amphibians and reptiles found in various ecosystems across North West Africa and parts of the Mediterranean region. It is essential to identifying and understanding the ecological role of regional herpetofauna and its conservational importance. It examines the biological origins and diversity of amphibians in North Africa, along with their diverse ecosystems, including deserts, grasslands and subtropical forests. The book features detailed descriptions of the adult and larvae

Amphibians of Europe North Africa and the Middle East

Amphibians of Europe  North Africa and the Middle East
  • Author : Christophe Dufresnes
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 10 January 2019
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Packed with outstanding photographs, this practical, compact yet comprehensive reference is the definitive guide to all 139 amphibian species found in the Western Palearctic and adjacent regions. From familiar frogs and toads to striking salamanders and newts, the detailed text describes each species' appearance, habitat and behaviour, and includes useful information on their classifications, ecology and life cycles. Grouped by families for ease of use, every account includes an accurate distribution map and colour photographs annotated with crucial details to help

Naturalized Reptiles and Amphibians of the World

Naturalized Reptiles and Amphibians of the World
  • Author : Christopher Lever
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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This book describes how the various alien reptiles and amphibians now living in the wild throughout the world were first introduced, how they subsequently became naturalized, their present distribution and status in those countries to which they were introduced, and their ecological and socio-economic impact on the native biota and local economies. Many species have had a more or less neutral impact, being neither beneficial nor harmful. However, several have had a positive ecological or socio-economic impact, while some such

Field Guide to the Frogs Other Amphibians of Africa

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  • Author : Alan Channing,Mark-Oliver Rödel
  • Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa
  • Release : 02 July 2019
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815 species of amphibian have been described on the African continent – 788 frogs, 23 caecilians and four salamanders. Field Guide to the Frogs & other Amphibians of Africa is the first guide ever to cover all these species. The book features a brief introduction with tips for handling and identifying amphibians. A useful illustrated guide to each family group serves as a first step towards species ID. Species accounts describe physical features, distribution, habitat, biology, advertisement calls and conservation status, and are supported by

Human Dispersal and Species Movement

Human Dispersal and Species Movement
  • Author : Nicole Boivin,Michael Petraglia,Rémy Crassard
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 April 2017
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How have humans colonised the entire planet and reshaped its ecosystems in the process? This unique and groundbreaking collection of essays explores human movement through time, the impacts of these movements on landscapes and other species, and the ways in which species have co-evolved and transformed each other as a result. Exploring the spread of people, plants, animals, and diseases through processes of migration, colonisation, trade and travel, it assembles a broad array of case studies from the Pliocene to

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Snakes of Europe  North Africa and the Middle East
  • Author : Philippe Geniez
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 08 May 2018
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This is a fully up-to-date and comprehensive photographic field guide to the snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Lavishly illustrated with 387 color photographs, it includes coverage of all 122 snake species found in these regions. The guide's detailed introduction discusses snake anatomy, biology, habitats and taxonomy. It also explores the health of snakes in captivity and conservation measures, and provides a succinct explanation of the chemical composition, physical effects and cultural uses of snake venom. Species accounts are

The Mediterranean Region

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  • Author : Jacques Blondel,James Aronson,Jean-Yves Bodiou,Gilles Boeuf
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 28 January 2010
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This is a detailed, illustrated and up-to-date study of the fauna, flora, landscapes, coastal areas and seascapes of the entire Mediterranean Basin, and the Sea itself. Since the publication of the first edition in 1999, the field has advanced in significant ways and this revision is timely.

Extinction in Our Times

Extinction in Our Times
  • Author : James P. Collins,Martha L. Crump
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 07 July 2009
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For over 350 million years, thousands of species of amphibians have lived on earth, but since the 1990s they have been disappearing at an alarming rate, in many cases quite suddenly and mysteriously. What is causing these extinctions? What role do human actions play in them? What do they tell us about the overall state of biodiversity on the planet? In Extinction in Our Times, James Collins and Martha Crump explore these pressing questions and many others as they document the

Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Author : David Aguillón-Gutiérrez
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 18 July 2018
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The book Reptiles and Amphibians is a compilation of the current trends in herpetology, focusing on evolution, physiology, monitoring, bioacoustics, threats, and conservation biology. All the chapters present an interesting aspect of the biology of reptiles and amphibians, encompassing different groups of these animals such as frogs, toads, newts, chelonians and snakes from various parts of the world. Without a doubt, this book will help to keep updated on the current problems that arise in this interesting biological group.

Amphibian Biology Volume 11 Part 3

Amphibian Biology  Volume 11  Part 3
  • Author : Harold Heatwole,John W. Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Pelagic Publishing
  • Release : 01 July 2013
GET THIS BOOK Amphibian Biology Volume 11 Part 3

Amphibian species around the world are unusually vulnerable to a variety of threats, by no means all of which are properly understood. Volume 11 in this major series will be published in parts devoted to the causes of amphibian decline and to conservation measures in regions of the world; this Part 3 is concerned with Western Europe (Britain, Ireland, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal). Experts from each country contribute a chapter describing the ecological background and the conservation status of

A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt

A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt
  • Author : Sherif Baha el Din
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 23 May 2022
GET THIS BOOK A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt

Reptiles and amphibians are among Egypt's most successful wildlife, found in almost every habitat in the country, from homes to fields and the desert itself. For the first time, A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on all of Egypt's principal species, with detailed material on their taxonomy, identification, natural history, and ecology. Based on fifteen years of fieldwork, this guide is a valuable tool for experts and amateurs alike in the

The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica

The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica
  • Author : Jay M. Savage
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 01 August 2002
GET THIS BOOK The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica

World renowned for its biological diversity and model conservation system, Costa Rica is home to a wide variety of amphibians and reptiles, from the golden toad to the scorpion lizard and the black-headed bushmaster. Jay M. Savage has studied these fascinating creatures for more than forty years, and in The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica he provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of their biology and evolution ever produced. Savage begins with detailed discussions of the natural and cultural

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Balkan Biodiversity
  • Author : Huw I. Griffiths,Boris Kryštufek,Jane M. Reed
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 01 November 2004
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This is the first attempt to synthesize current understanding of biodiversity in the great European hot spot. A diverse group of international researchers offers perspective on biodiversity at the level of the gene, species and ecosystem, including contributions on temporal change. Biological groups include plants, mammals, spiders and humans, cave-dwelling organisms, fish, aquatic invertebrates and algae.