Learn how to start a census program for terrestrial vertebrates with this handbook. Whether the information you need is for managing a population, surveying environmental impact, or conducting research on a particular species, this handbook has it all. Principles, methods, and calculations are explained. The following information is given for each species: name; range; reasons for census; life history; items of importance, e.g., migration; methods of census; recent and pertinent references; and comments about the various methods. CONTENTS: Introduction. Methods for Species: Amphibians and Reptiles. Methods for Species: Birds. Methods for Species: Mammals. Various Species in a Habitat. Index.SNAPPING TURTLES P. Decker Major Four subspecies of snapping turtles ( Chelydra) have been described. ... to capture several species of aquatic turtles.1 Traps measured 2.43 x 1.37 x 1.52 m and were constructed of 2.54 x 3.81 cm nylon mesh. ... Floats on top of the wing and sinkers on the bottom make it possible to completely cover the surface and bottom contours of the pond. ... Baited Hoopnets The most common method used to capture snapping turtles is the baited hoopnet.
|Title||:||CRC Handbook of Census Methods for Terrestrial Vertebrates|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 1982-10-21|