Semi-aquatic Mammals

Ecology and Biology

; Meaghan Brierley (Illustratør)

A groundbreaking review of the seldom-studied semi-aquatic freshwater mammals, covering biology, behavior, and conservation. Les mer
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A groundbreaking review of the seldom-studied semi-aquatic freshwater mammals, covering biology, behavior, and conservation.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Introduction

Part I. Geographical Distribution and Habitats
Chapter 2. Paleobiology
Chapter 3. Ranging across the Continents
Chapter 4. Ecological Niches

Part II. Physical Adaptations
Chapter 5. Morphology
Chapter 6. Physiological Adaptations
Chapter 7. Locomotion and Buoyancy

Part III. Feeding Ecology
Chapter 8. The Predators: Foraging Strategies and Niches
Chapter 9. The Prey: Predator-Prey Interactions

Part IV. Reproduction
Chapter 10. Mating and Offspring

Part V. Conservation Challenges and Management Approaches
Chapter 11. Status and Threats
Chapter 12. Introductions and Reintroductions
Chapter 13. Management Approaches

Appendix A. Taxonomic List of Semi-aquatic and Riparian-Dependent Mammals
Appendix B. Online Resources
Glossary
References