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Title Wildlife management : crocodiles and alligators / edited by Grahame J.W. Webb, S. Charlie Manolis and Peter J. Whitehead
Edition xiv
Published Chipping Norton, N.S.W. : Surrey Beatty & Sons in association with the Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory, 1987


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Description xiv, 552 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 31 cm
Contents (cont) Alligator farm in Israel -- Diseases and disease control on crocodile farms in Zimbabwe -- Alligator ranching research in Florida -- Crocodilian skins -- Identification of crocodilian skins and products -- Flaying, curing and measuring crocodile skins -- Effects of alligator skin storage techniques on red heat -- Marketing crocodilian skins -- Understanding crocodilian eggs and embryos -- Hormonal control of reproduction in crocodilians -- Crocodilian eggs -- Methods for retrieving and examining crocodilian embryos -- Post-laying stages of embryonic development in crocodilians -- Crocodile egg chemistry -- Respiration of Crocodylus johnstoni embryos -- Water relations of crocodilian eggs -- Incubating eggs of the Gharial for conservation purposes -- Effects of incubation temperature on sex determination and embryonic development rate in Crocodylus johnstoni and C. porosus -- Effects of egg incubation temperature on post-hatching growth of American alligators
(cont) Techniques for aging wild crocodilians -- Photographic technique for estimating the size of crocodilians seen in spotlight surveys and quantifying observer bias in estimating sizes -- Mechanics of management: public education -- Living with crocodiles in the Northern Territory of Australia -- Public involvement in the Indian crocodile conservation programmes -- Mechanics of management: capturing crocodilians -- Crocodile capture techniques in Zimbabwe -- Crocodile capture techniques in the Northern Territory of Australia -- Effect of capture on the physiology of Crocodylus porosus -- Crocodile immobilization and anaesthesia -- Mechanics of management: understanding crocodilian behaviour and temperature regulation -- Crocodilian behaviour -- Observations on the behaviour of Nile crocodiles Crocodylus niloticus, in captivity -- Crocodilian thermal selection -- Mechanics of management: farming crocodilians -- Crocodile farming and ranching in Zimbabwe -- Alligator farming research in Louisiana -- Crocodile farming in Thailand -- Crocodile farming and ranching in Australia
World crocodilians -- Crocodilia -- Distribution and status of world crocodilians -- Crocodilian management programmes -- World conservation strategy and cites: principles for the management of crocodilians -- Management of alligators in Louisiana -- Management of alligators in Florida -- Management of crocodiles in Zimbabwe -- Management of crocodilians in India -- Management of crocodiles in Papua New Guinea -- Management of crocodilians in Venezuela -- Management of crocodiles in Australia -- Management of crocodiles in Western Australia -- Management of crocodiles in Queensland, Australia -- Crocodile management and indigenous people -- Australian aboriginal attitudes to crocodile management -- Village and community attitudes to the management of crocodiles in Papua New Guinea -- Mechanics of management: studying crocodilian populations -- Survey methods and monitoring within crocodile management programmes -- Population models and crocodile management -- Population model for Crocodyllus porosus in the Tidal Waterways of Northern Australia -- Life history parameters, population dynamics and the management of crocodilians
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Alligators.
Wildlife management.
Wildlife management.
Alligators and Crocodiles.
Conservation of Natural Resources.
Author Manolis, S. Charlie.
Webb, Grahame, 1947-
Whitehead, Peter J.
Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory.
Technical Conference on Crocodile Conservation and Management (1985 : Darwin, N.T)
LC no. 94932409
ISBN 0949324094
Other Titles Crocodiles and alligators