sábado, 9 de julio de 2016

Turtles of the Southeast

Turtles of the southeast
Kurt Buhlmann / Tracey Tuberville / Whit Gibbons
The University of Georgia Press, 2008
Isbn: 978-0-8203-2902-4
252 páginas
Tapa blanda
Idioma: Inglés

Turtles of the southeast
Turtles of the Southeast

En el sureste de los Estados Unidos de América existen una gran variedad de especies de tortugas. En este libro encontraremos breves fichas de todas ellas con mapas de distribución y buenas imágenes donde nos explicarán su distribución, hábitat, reproducción, descripción, variaciones, ...
Se trata de una guía muy amena y visula ideal para los amantes de las tortugas americanas.

ÍNDICE:

ALL ABOUT TURTLES
- Why turtles?
- Defining the Southeast
- Naming turtles
- Turtle diversity

GENERAL BIOLOGY OF TURTLES
- Morphology
- Activity
- Food and feeding
- Reproduction
- Defense
- Predators
- Age and longevity
- Maturity

TURTLE HABITATS IN THE SOUTHEAST
- Terrestrial habitats
- Freshwater wetland habitats
- River system habitats
- Brackish water habitats
- Marine habitats

SPECIES ACCOUNTS
- Organitzation and order of species accounts
- Basic features of the species accounts
- Terrestrial turtles
- Semiaquatic turtles
- Riverine turtles
- Brackish water turtles
- Marine turtles
- U.S. species not found in the Southeast

PEOPLE AND TURTLES
- What is herpetologist
- Keeping turtles as pets
- Turtles as food


Ficha escrita por: Enric Pàmies

 

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