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Title Ecology and Conservation of Pinnipeds in Latin America edited by Gisela Heckel, Yolanda Schramm
Edition 1st ed. 2021
Published Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2021
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Contents Chapter 1 - Introduction - Pinnipeds in Latin America -- Chapter 2 - South American fur seal (Arctocephalus australis, Zimmerman 1783) -- Chapter 3 - Ecology and conservation of the Galapagos fur seal (Arctocephalus galapagoensis, Heller 1904) -- Chapter 4 - Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella, Peters 1876) -- Chapter 5 - Reviewing the current status of Juan Fernandez fur seals (Arctocephalus philippii philippii, Peters 1866) -- Chapter 6 - The Guadalupe fur seal (Arctocephalus philippii townsendi, Merriam 1897) -- Chapter 7 - South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens, Shaw 1800) -- Chapter 8 - Current status of the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus, Lesson 1828) in Mexico -- Chapter 9 - Life history strategies in the Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki, Silvertsen 1953): understanding the past to predict the future -- Chapter 10 - Conservation and management implications of southern elephant seals (Miroung leonina, Linnaeus 1758): demography, social organization and behavior -- Chapter 11 - Status review of the northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris, Gill 1866) in Mexico: past, present and perspectives -- Chapter 12 - The Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardii, Gray 1864) in Mexico
Summary Pinnipeds are marine mammals that include eared seals, true seals, and walruses. This book presents detailed reviews on the ecology and conservation of 10 pinniped species along the coasts and islands in Latin America, from Mexico to Chile and Argentina. Topics covered include their population dynamics, trophic ecology, reproduction, and behavior. In addition, the book addresses major conservation issues regarding climate change, interaction with fisheries, ecotourism, and other human activities
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Subject Animal migration.
Freshwater ecology.
Marine ecology.
Evolution (Biology).
Conservation biology.
Form Electronic book
Author Heckel, Gisela. editor.
Schramm, Yolanda. editor.
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ISBN 9783030631772