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Title Saving the Tasmanian devil : recovery through science-based management / editors, Carolyn J. Hogg, Samantha Fox, David Pemberton and Katherine Belov
Published Clayton South, VIC : CSIRO Publishing, [2019]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Carnivore conservation: the importance of carnivores to the ecosystem, and the value of reintroductions -- The Tasmanian devil: a uniquely threatened animal -- Pathology and diagnostics of DFTD and other devil diseases -- Revealing the origin and evolutionary trajectory of DFTD using genetics and genomics -- Tasmanian devil immune genes and their function -- Genetic tools: maintaining genetic diversity in the Tasmanian devil metapopulation -- Microbiomes, pouches and milk: natural solutions? Immune strategies to combat DFTD9 Devils and disease in the landscape: the impact of disease on devils in the wild and on the Tasmanian ecosystem -- Conservation status drives management: what is happening in wild populations and why? -- Colour plates -- DFTD is a killer but what about other threats? -- Remote detection and monitoring methods for Tasmanian Devils -- Wild devil recovery: managing devils in the presence of disease -- Use of scent ecology to improve reintroduction outcomes: applications for Tasmanian devils -- A One Plan Approach to saving the devil: population and habitat viability assessment -- Managing a metapopulation: intensive to wild and all the places in between -- Advocates and ambassadors: the devil is real -- -- Managing and maintaining wild temperament and behaviours in captivity -- Conservation introduction of Tasmanian devils to Maria Island: a managed response to DFTD -- The depopulation and reintroduction of devils on the Forestier Peninsula -- Captive research: working together for the common good -- The road to recovery: a recipe for success? -- Balancing the needs of government, academia, zoos, the community and media in the messaging to Save the Tasmanian Devil -- Lessons learned and future directions
Summary Documents the campaign for the conservation and long-term recovery of the Tasmanian devil
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 13, 2019)
Subject Tasmanian devil.
Tasmanian devil -- Conservation
Endangered species -- Australia -- Tasmania
Animal ecology.
Wildlife: mammals.
Endangered species
Tasmanian devil
Ecological science, the Biosphere.
Zoology & animal sciences.
Zoology: mammals (mammalogy)
Genetics (non-medical)
Animals & society.
Wildlife: general interest.
Environmental policy & protocols.
Ethology & animal behaviour.
Form Electronic book
Author Hogg, Carolyn J., editor
Fox, Samantha (Wildlife biologist), editor.
Pemberton, David, editor
Belov, Katherine, editor
ISBN 1486307191