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pdf Chytrid Fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) undetected in the two orders of Seychelles amphibians Popular

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Chytrid Fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) undetected in the two orders of Seychelles amphibians.pdf

Paper published in the Herpetological Review, resulting from disease screening of Seychelles amphibians by Labisko et al.

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english_100_worst.pdf

Lowe S, Browne M, Boudjelas S, De Poorter M. 100 of the World's Worst Invasive Alien Species, A selection from the Global Invasive Species Database. 2000. IUCN-ISSG

default A Census of Seabirds of Fregate Islands, Seychelles Popular

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Burger Lawrence Fregate Atoll Res Bull.pdf

Burger. A & Lawrence. A. 2000. A Census of Seabirds of Fregate Islands, Seychelles. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 483

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Mbije et al 2013 .pdf

N.E. Mbije et al. 2013. A first endeavour in restoring denuded, post-bleached reefs in Tanzania. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 128 (2013) 41e51

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Kueffer_etal_PPEES_onlineEarly.pdf

Küffer, C., Daehler, C, Torres-Santana, C W, Lavergne, C, Meyer, J-Y, Otto, R, Silva, L  (2010)  A global comparison of plant invasions on oceanic islands.  Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2009.06.002.

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Groombridge-et-al-2002.pdf

Groombridge et al. 2002. A molecular phylogeny of African kestrels with reference
to divergence across the Indian Ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 25 (2002) 267–277

default A new species of Parioglossus (Gobioidei, Ptereleotridae) from Seychelles Islands Popular

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New species of Goby from Seychelles.pdf

Keith et al. 2004. A new species of Parioglossus (Gobioidei, Ptereleotridae) from Seychelles Islands. Cybium 2004, 28(4): 341-344.

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A template for reintroduction in Seychelles.pdf

Shah,N.J., Henri, K., Souyave, J. and Parr, S. 2003. A template for re-introductions in Seychelles: a solution in search of a problem? – in reply. Re-introduction News No. 23: November 2003.

pdf Age-specific haemosporidian infection dynamics and survival in Seychelles warblers Popular

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Age-specific haemosporidian infection dynamics and survival in Seychelles warblers Hammers et al 2016 Sci Rep.pdf

Parasites can have severe impacts on the fitness of their hosts, and can influence reproduction, survival and sexual selection. Therefore, understanding if and how hosts mitigate the negative effects of infections is of major importance to understanding host-parasite co-evolution and host life-history evolution.

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David S. Richardson, Jan Komdeur, Terry Burke. 2003. Altruism and infidelity among warblers. Nature VOL 422. 10 APRIL 2003

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Feare Chris. 2007. An inventory of Sooty Terns (Sterna fuscata) in the western Indian Ocean with special reference to threats and trends. Ostrich 2007, 78(2): 423–434

default Are the native giant tortoises from the Seychelles really extinct? Popular

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Tortoises Palkovacs etal Mol Ecol 2003-06.pdf

ERIC P. PALKOVACS, MONIQUE MARSCHNER, CLAUDIO CIOFI, JUSTIN GERLACH and
ADALGISA CACCONE. 2003. Are the native giant tortoises from the Seychelles really
extinct? A genetic perspective based on mtDNA and microsatellite data. Molecular Ecology (2003) 12, 1403–1413

default Biology and behaviour of frigatebirds Fregata spp. at Aldabra Atoll, Indian Ocean Popular

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AldabraFrigatesIbis1975.pdf

Diamond,A.W. 1975. Biology and behaviour of frigatebirds Fregata spp. at Aldabra Atoll, Indian Ocean. Ibis, 117: 302-323

default Birds as tourism flagship species: a case study of tropical islands Popular

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Verissimo et al 2009_flagship_species.pdf

D. Ver´ıssimo, I. Fraser, J. Groombridge1, R. Bristol & D. C. MacMillan. 2009. Birds as tourism flagship species: a case study of tropical islands. Animal Conservation. Print ISSN 1367-9430

default Blackwell Publishing, Ltd. Survival estimates of adult Sooty Terns from Bird Island, Popular

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FeareAndDohertySootyTernIbis2004.pdf

CHRIS J. FEARE & PAUL F. DOHERTY, JR. 2004. Survival estimates of adult Sooty Terns Sterna fuscata from Bird Island, Seychelles. Ibis (2004), 146, 475–480

default Book review. Giant Tortoises of the Indian Ocean Popular

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HerpReview-Frazier Book Review-2006-37-3-368-373.pdf

Frazier J. 2006. Book Review: Giant Tortoises of the Indian Ocean. The Genus Dipsochelys
Inhabiting the Seychelles Islands and the Extinct Giants of Madagascar and the Mascarenes, by Justin Gerlach. Herpetological Review, 2006, 37(3), 368–373. © 2006 by Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

default Breeding biology and conservation of Hawksbill turtles, Eeretmochelys imbricata l., on cousin island Popular

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Diamond_1976_BiolConserv.pdf

Diamond A.W. 1976. Breeding biology and conservation of Hawksbill turtles, Eeretmochelys imbricata l., on cousin island, Seychelles. Biol. Conserv. (9) (1976)

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Burger 2005 Pisonia J Trop Ecol.pdf

Dispersal and germination of seeds of Pisonia grandis, an Indo-Pacific tropical tree associated with insular seabird colonies by Alan E. Burger, Department of Biology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5 Canada, and Nature Seychelles, Mont Fleuri, Seychelles. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Burger Lawrence shearwater2001 MO.pdf

BURGER, A.E. & LAWRENCE, A.D. 2001. Census of Wedge-tailed Shearwaters Puffinus pacificus and Audubon’s Shearwaters P. lherminieri on Cousin Island, Seychelles using call-playback. Marine Ornithology 29: 57–64.

default Can land crabs be used as a rapid ecosystem evaluation tool? Popular

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Land crabs as ecosystem evaluation tool_2009_Brook_ea (2).pdf

Brook, S., et al., Can land crabs be used as a rapid ecosystem evaluation tool? A test using distribution..., Acta Oecolo. (2009), doi:10.1016/j.actao.2009.07.001

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