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Introduction

L. Lee Grismer

in Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

Published by University of California Press

Published in print September 2002 | ISBN: 9780520224179
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520925205 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520224179.003.0002
Introduction

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This book serves as a guide to the identification, distribution, natural history, and taxonomy of amphibians and reptiles in Baja California, its associated Pacific islands, and the islands in the Gulf of California. It also gives information on their geographic variation, conservation, commercialization, and anomalous distribution patterns.

Keywords: amphibians; reptiles; natural history; taxonomy; Baja California; Gulf of California; geographic variation; conservation

Chapter.  5115 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences

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