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management of crocodiles in captivity

M. Bolton

management of crocodiles in captivity

by M. Bolton

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crocodile farming.,
  • Captive reptiles.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementprepared by Melvin Bolton.
    SeriesFAO conservation guide ;, 22
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF515.5.C75 B65 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1976853M
    ISBN 109251028753
    LC Control Number90218828

    Current Status of C. siamensis in Captivity • farms in • 22 CITES-registered farms, 3 in process of registration • Stocks - breed - raising , - hatchling , - Conserve the wild crocodiles - Strengthen the management of local crocodile Size: 3MB. Observations on the behaviour of Nile crocodiles Crocodylus niloticus, in captivity Crocodilian thermal selection Mechanics of management: farming crocodilians.

    About Crocodiles. Crocodiles are quite fascinating animals and the more that people know about them, the better they can understand them. Hopefully by understanding them, people may develop an appreciation of crocodiles which in turn may lead to some rational decisions being made about their long-term conservation and management here in Australia.   Dozens of crocodiles bred in captivity in eastern India have been enlisted to protect their endangered counterparts in the wild and are being released in forests to scare away poachers Author: Reuters Editorial.

    Management Program for the Saltwater Crocodile in the Northern Territory 4 are now abundant. Saltwater Crocodiles are viewed as a valuable commercial resource, generating wealth and employment which promotes their conservation. The continuation of a viable and economic crocodile farming industry is recognised as the key economic driver forFile Size: 1MB. Hatchling fitness in crocodilians is affected by “runtism” or failure to thrive syndrome (FTT) in captivity. In this study, hatchling C. porosus, artificially incubated at 32°C for most of their embryonic development, were raised in semi-controlled conditions, with growth criteria derived for the early detection of FTT (within 24 days).). Body mass, four days after hatching (BM 4d Cited by:


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