Primate Conservation Biology

ISBN-10: 0226116379
ISBN-13: 9780226116372
Edition: 2000
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 498
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Diversity
The Primate Order
Patterns of Diversity
Origins of Diversity
Summary
Behavioral Ecology
Life History
Ecology
Behavior
Summary
Community Ecology
Community Species Richness
Community Structure
Competition in Communities
Primates in Plant Communities
Summary
Distribution, Abundance, and Rarity
Geographic Distribution
Population Abundance
Distribution-Abundance Relationships
Summary
Population Biology
Demographic Variables
Population Dynamics
Metapopulation Dynamics
Population Genetics
Summary
Extinction Processes
Extinction Rates
Causes of Extinction
Species Differences in Extinction Risk
Case Studies in Primate Extinctions
Summary
Habitat Disturbance
Patterns of Habitat Disturbance
Effects of Habitat Loss
Effects of Habitat Fragmentation
Effects of Habitat Modification
Species Vulnerability Patterns
Summary
Hunting
Optimal Foraging Theory
Hunting Patterns
Trade in Primates
Effects of Hunting
Species Vulnerability Patterns
Hunting with Habitat Disturbance
Summary
Conservation Strategies
Strategy Design Principles
Setting Taxon Priorities
Setting Area Priorities
Practical Considerations
Summary
Conservation Tactics
Protected Area Systems
Sustainable Utilization
Captive Breeding
Restocking and Reintroduction
Summary
Conclusions
The Past and Future of Primate Diversity
Diagnosing Populations in Trouble
Effective Conservation Action
Finding Unique Solutions
Primate Species and Conservation Status
Leslie Matrices
Primate and Conservation Organizations
References
Index

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