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Andros iguana : conservation action plan, 2005-2011

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Andros iguana : conservation action plan, 2005-2011
IUCN Publication

The endangered Andros iguana, Cyclura cychlura cychlura, is the largest native terrestrial vertebrate, and the only iguana (of 3 species) in the Bahamas that is not confined presently to small cays. The Andros iguana is unique to Andros Island and despite the recent formation of a national park on North Andros Island in 2002, the population is declining. This document presents a comprehensive plan for conservation measures considered essential to the long-term survival of this flagship species in the wild. It combines the knowledge and expertise of highly qualified experts from government and non-government organizations within The Bahamas with the collective conservation experience and scientific expertise of the IUCN/SSC Iguana Specialist Group.

Gland : IUCN SSC/ISG, 2011
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[v], 19p. : ill., maps
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Includes bibliographic references. Developed in a workshop held on 5-9 November 2005 on South Andros Island, Bahamas in conjunction with the 9th annual meeting of the IUCN/SSC Iguana Specialist Group, and hosted by the Bahamas National Trust, John G. Shedd Aquarium, and Tiamo Resorts of South Andros.

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Record created: 2013/09/13
Record updated: 2021/04/30