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Title Iguanas : biology and conservation / edited by Allison C. Alberts .. [and others]..

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2004]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  597.95 I24I    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-337) and index.
Contents Iguana research : looking back and looking forward / Gordon M. Burghardt -- The evolution Of iguanas : an overview of relationships and a checklist of species / Bradford D. Hollingsworth -- Genetic contributions to Caribbean iguana conservation / Catherine L. Malone and Scott K. Davis -- Genetic structure of the Turks and Caicos rock iguana and its implications for species conservation / Mark E. Welch, Glenn P. Gerber, and Scott K. Davis -- Tracing the evolution of the Galapagos iguanas : a molecular approach / Kornelia Rassmann ... [et al.] -- Sodium and potassium secretion by iguana salt glands : acclimation or adaptation? / Lisa C. Hazard -- Behavior and ecology of rock iguanas, I : evidence for an appeasement display / Emilia P. Martins and Kathryn E. Lacy -- Behavior and ecology of rock iguanas, II : population differences / Ahrash N. Bissell and Emilia P. Martins -- Sexually dimorphic antipredator behavior in juvenile green iguanas : kin selection in the form of fraternal care? / Jesús A. Rivas and Luis E. Levín -- Determinants of lek mating success in male Galapagos marine iguanas : behavior, body size, condition, ornamentation, ectoparasite load, and female choice / William K. Hayes ... [et al.] -- Environmental scaling of body size in island populations of Galapagos marine iguanas / Martin Wikelski and Chris Carbone -- Environmental influences on body size of two species of herbivorous desert lizards / Christopher R. Tracy -- Factors affecting long-term growth of the Allen Cays rock iguana in the Bahamas / John B. Iverson, Geoffrey R. Smith, and Lynne Pieper -- Translocation strategies as a conservation tool for West Indian iguanas : evaluations and recommendations / Charles R. Knapp and Richard D. Hudson -- Testing the utility of headstarting as a conservation strategy for West Indian iguanas / Allison C. Alberts ... [et al.] -- Survival and reproduction of repatriated Jamaican iguanas : headstarting as a viable conservation strategy / Byron S. Wilson .. [et al.] -- Conservation of an endangered Bahamian rock iguana, I : population assessments, habitat restoration, and behavioral ecology / William K. Hayes ... [et al.] -- Conservation of an endangered Bahamian rock iguana, II : morphological variation and conservation priorities / Ronald L. Carter and William K. Hayes -- The role of zoos in the conservation of West Indian iguanas / Richard D. Hudson and Allison C. Alberts -- Ecotourism and its potential impact on iguana conservation in the Caribbean / Charles R. Knapp.
Subject Iguanas.
Added Author Alberts, Allison.
ISBN 0520238540 (acid-free)
9780520238541 (acid-free)
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