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The Status of the World's Land and Marine Mammals: Diversity, Threat, and Knowledge

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Author:
Schipper, Jan  Search this
Chanson, Janice S.  Search this
Baillie, Jonathan  Search this
Boitani, Luigi  Search this
Dublin, Holly T.  Search this
Foster, Matt  Search this
Heaney, Lawrence R.  Search this
Hedges, Simon  Search this
Mace, Georgina M.  Search this
McKnight, Meghan W.  Search this
Medici, Patricia  Search this
Moehlman, Patricia D.  Search this
Olech, Wanda  Search this
Polidoro, Beth A.  Search this
Racey, Paul  Search this
Stephenson, Peter J.  Search this
Williamson, Elizabeth A.  Search this
Mittermeier, Russell A.  Search this
Berridge, Richard J.  Search this
da Fonseca, Gustavo A. B.  Search this
Festa-Bianchet, Marco  Search this
Happold, Meredith  Search this
Mallon, David P.  Search this
Masi, Monica  Search this
Self-Sullivan, Caryn  Search this
Vie, Jean-Christophe  Search this
Lamoreux, John  Search this
Absolon, Daniel  Search this
Kingdon, Jonathan  Search this
Oliver, William R. L.  Search this
Rondinini, Carlo  Search this
Schank, Cody J.  Search this
Conroy, Jim  Search this
Hilton-Taylor, Craig  Search this
Rosell-Ambal, Ruth Grace  Search this
Veiga, Liza M.  Search this
Wyatt, Sarah A.  Search this
Xie, Yan  Search this
Cox, Neil A.  Search this
Duckworth, J. W.  Search this
Haywood, Mandy  Search this
Savini, Simona  Search this
De Silva, Naamal  Search this
Tognelli, Marcelo F.  Search this
Chiozza, Federica  Search this
Black, Patricia Ann  Search this
Cooke, Justin G.  Search this
Gates, Cormack  Search this
Hare, John  Search this
Powel, Abigail  Search this
Rulli, Monica  Search this
Smith, David E.  Search this
Timmins, Rob  Search this
Amori, Giovanni  Search this
Foster, Sabrina  Search this
Happold, David  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas A.  Search this
Pollock, Caroline  Search this
Reeves, Randall R.  Search this
Stuart, Simon N.  Search this
Chapman, Roselle  Search this
Derocher, Andrew E.  Search this
Perrin, William F.  Search this
Ramani, Pavithra  Search this
Rodrigues, Ana S. L.  Search this
Baldi, Ricardo  Search this
Butynski, Thomas M.  Search this
Helgen, Kristofer M.  Search this
Kovacs, Kit M.  Search this
Nowell, Kristin  Search this
Temple, Helen J.  Search this
Lacher, Thomas E., Jr.  Search this
Catullo, Gianluca  Search this
Cokeliss, Zoe  Search this
Emslie, Richard H.  Search this
Gimenez-Dixon, Mariano  Search this
Hammerson, Geoffrey  Search this
Ishii, Nobuo  Search this
Johnston, Charlotte H.  Search this
Knox, David H.  Search this
Macavoy, Zoe  Search this
Oprea, Monik  Search this
Shoemaker, Alan  Search this
van Strien, Nico  Search this
Talukdar, Bibhab Kumar  Search this
Taylor, Barbara L.  Search this
Tsytsulina, Katerina  Search this
Gonzalez, Susana  Search this
Hawkins, Clare E.  Search this
Langhammer, Penny  Search this
Lewison, Rebecca  Search this
Mora, Arturo  Search this
Reilly, Stephen B.  Search this
Rylands, Anthony B.  Search this
Tirira, Diego G.  Search this
Blanc, J. Julian  Search this
Good, Tatjana C.  Search this
Hammond, Philip S.  Search this
Lichtenstein, Gabriela  Search this
Medellin, Rodrigo A.  Search this
Molur, Sanjay  Search this
Oates, John F.  Search this
Rathbun, Galen B.  Search this
Hoffmann, Michael  Search this
Katariya, Vineet  Search this
Bakkour, Noura  Search this
Bielby, Jon  Search this
Brooks, Thomas M.  Search this
Burton, James A.  Search this
Collen, Ben  Search this
Leus, Kristin  Search this
Lowry, Lloyd F.  Search this
Patterson, Bruce D.  Search this
Harris, Richard B.  Search this
Hussain, Syed Ainul  Search this
Jenkins, Richard K. B.  Search this
Mills, Gus  Search this
Protas, Yelizaveta  Search this
Sechrest, Wes  Search this
Srinivasulu, Chelmala  Search this
Smith, Andrew T.  Search this
Aguiar, John M.  Search this
Garshelis, David L.  Search this
Keith, Mark  Search this
Reynolds, John E.,III  Search this
Young, Bruce E.  Search this
Emmons, Louise H.  Search this
Gonzalez-Maya, Jose Fernando  Search this
Ragle, Jim  Search this
Sillero-Zubiri, Claudio  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2008
Abstract:
Knowledge of mammalian diversity is still surprisingly disparate, both regionally and taxonomically. Here, we present a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status and distribution of the world's mammals. Data, compiled by 1700+ experts, cover all 5487 species, including marine mammals. Global macroecological patterns are very different for land and marine species but suggest common mechanisms driving diversity and endemism across systems. Compared with land species, threat levels are higher among marine mammals, driven by different processes (accidental mortality and pollution, rather than habitat loss), and are spatially distinct (peaking in northern oceans, rather than in Southeast Asia). Marine mammals are also disproportionately poorly known. These data are made freely available to support further scientific developments and conservation action.
Doi:
10.1126/science.1165115
Citation:
Schipper, Jan, Chanson, Janice S., Chiozza, Federica, Cox, Neil A., Hoffmann, Michael, Katariya, Vineet, Lamoreux, John, Rodrigues, Ana S. L., Stuart, Simon N., Temple, Helen J., Baillie, Jonathan, Boitani, Luigi, Lacher, Thomas E., Jr., Mittermeier, Russell A., Smith, Andrew T., Absolon, Daniel, Aguiar, John M., Amori, Giovanni, Bakkour, Noura, Baldi, Ricardo, Berridge, Richard J., Bielby, Jon, Black, Patricia Ann, Blanc, J. Julian, Brooks, Thomas M., et al. 2008. The Status of the World&#39;s Land and Marine Mammals: Diversity, Threat, and Knowledge. <i>Science<i>, 322(5899): 225-230. doi:10.1126/science.1165115
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Animals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
See others in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_74483