Diversity of New Zealand's Terrestrial and Freshwater Fauna
Parsons, Stuart & Galbraith, M (2006) Diversity of New Zealand's Terrestrial and Freshwater Fauna. In Parsons, Stuart (Ed.) Biology Aotearoa. Unique Flora, Fauna and Fungi. Pearson Education - Addison-Wesley, pp. 53-62.
As a large, isolated and relatively ancient landmass, New Zealand occupies a unique place in the biological world, with distinctive terrestrial biota and a high proportion of primitive endemic forms. Biology Aotearoa covers the origins, evolution and conservation of the New Zealand ﬂora, fauna and fungi. Each chapter is written by specialists in the ﬁeld, often working from different perspectives to build up a comprehensive picture.
the geological history of our land origins, and evolution of our plants, animals and fungi current status of rare and threatened species past, present and future management of native species the effect of human immigration on the native biota.
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