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A Rapid Biological Assessment of the Mont Panie Range and Roches De La Ouaieme, North Province, New Caledonia

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ISBN13:

9781934151549

ISBN10:
1934151548
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/15/2013
Publisher(s):
Univ of Chicago Pr

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This is the edition with a publication date of 7/15/2013.
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Summary

This report contains the findings from rapid biological assessments around Mont Paniť, the tallest mountain in New Caledonia, southwest Pacific. The purpose of the survey was to gather baseline data on biodiversity, analyze local climate trends, assess threats, and identify conservation priorities. The research team surveyed mammals, birds, plants, freshwater fishes and crustaceans, reptiles and amphibians, and dragonflies and damselflies. They also discovered fifteen species of plants and lizards that are potentially new to science, as well as severally other rare species, including the critically endangered Crow Honeyeater. Detailed conservation recommendations are provided.


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