Caribbean Amphibians and Reptiles by Brian I. Crother

By Brian I. Crother

Amphibians and reptiles are the main a variety of, different, and regularly encountered animals at the Caribbean islands. This booklet presents various views in this impressive workforce of organisms. Caribbean Amphibians and Reptiles, compiled via a global staff of zoologists, takes a clean and special examine the advanced organic puzzle of the Caribbean. the 1st actual evaluate of the islands, it incorporates a ancient exam of the folk who've studied the Caribbean amphibians and reptiles. The e-book reports the ecology, evolutionary historical past, and biogeographic motives for the origins and variety of the region's fauna with island-by-island insurance. It places the Caribbean in standpoint by way of evaluating the islands to crucial the USA and its amphibian reptile variety. also, the publication comprises figures, tables, and colour plates which deliver to existence a number of the region's such a lot striking creatures.

Key Features
* offers the 1st entire assessment of amphibians and reptiles within the Caribbean
* comprises colour plates and island maps
* participants are famous professionals within the field

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