Tadpoles of South Eastern Australia
|Paperback / softback
|18 x 242 x 161 mm (H x W x D)
|Reed New Holland
|29 Oct 2007
|The natural world, country life & pets / Wildlife: general interest / Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians
An invaluable tool for scientists and amateur naturalists
Using meticulous scientific keys, this book teases out the differences between tadpole species and enables both scientists and amateur naturalists to identify what species of frog tadpole will become This book will serve as an invaluable tool for monitoring frog populations and thus contribute towards out understanding of just what is causing the present alarming worldwide trend towards massive frog declines.
Marion Anstis has had a life long fascination with the life history of frogs, and her quest for tadpole identification has culminated in her book Tadpoles of South-eastern Australia, which won the most sought-after prize in Australian zoological publishing, the 2002 Whitley Medal. Marion is also an accomplished artist and photographer of tadpoles and frogs.