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The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is dugongs.


Six Superlative Sources

· Bryden, M., H. Marsh, and P. Shaughnessy. 1998. Dugongs, Whales, Dolphins and Seals. A guide to the sea mammals of Australasia. Allen and Unwin, NSW, 176pp.

· Marsh, H. (ed.). 1981. The Dugong. James Cook University, 400pp.

· Marsh, H. 1995. The life history, pattern of breeding, and population dynamics of the dugong. pp. 75-83. IN: T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival (eds.), Population Biology of the Florida Manatee, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Biological Service Information and Technology Report 1. 289pp.

· Nishiwaki, M., and H. Marsh 1985. The Dugong, Dugong dugon (Müller, 1776). pp. 1-31. IN: S.H. Ridgway and R. Harrison (eds.), Handbook of Marine Mammals, Volume 3, The Sirenians and Baleen Whales. Academic Press, 362pp.

· Preen, A. 1995. Impacts of dugong grazing on seagrass habitats: observational and experimental evidence for cultivation grazing. Marine Ecology Progress Series 124:201-213.

· Reynolds, J.E. III, and S.A. Rommel (eds.). 1999. Biology of Marine Mammals. Smithsonian Institution Press, 578pp.

Other Excellent Sources

· Anderson, P.K. 1981. The behavior of the dugong (Dugong dugon) in relation to conservation and management. Bulletin of Marine Science 31(3):640-647.

· De Longh, H.H., P. Langeveld, and M. van der Wal. 1998. Movement and home ranges of dugongs around the Lease Islands, East Indonesia. Marine Ecology 19(3):179-193.

· Domning, D.P. 1996. Bibliography and Index of the Sirenia and Desmostylia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleontology, No. 80. 611pp.

· Heinsohn, G.E., H. Marsh, and A.V. Spain. 1976. Extreme risk of mortality to dugongs (Mammalia: Sirenia) from netting operations. Australian Journal of Wildlife Research 3:117-121.

· Hudson, B.E.T. 1980. Dugong. Wildlife in Papua New Guinea. 80(8):1-102.

· Leatherwood, S., and R.R. Reeves. 1991. Marine mammal research and conservation in Sri Lanka 1985-1986. UNEP Technical Report 1, Second Edition. 138pp.

· Marsh, H., and P. Corkeron. 1995. The status of the dugong in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. State of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Workshop: 231-247.

· Marsh, H., A.N.M. Harris, and I.R. Lawler. 1997. The sustainability of the indigenous dugong fishery in Torres Strait, Australia/Papua New Guinea. Conservation Biology 11(6):1375-1386.

· Marsh, H., and L.W. Lefebvre. 1994. Sirenian status and conservation efforts. Aquatic Mammals 20(3):155-170.

· Marsh, H., and G.B. Rathbun. 1990. Development and application of conventional and satellite radio tracking techniques for studying dugong movements and habitat use. Australian Wildlife Research 17:83-100.

· Marsh, H., A.V. Spain, and G.E. Heinsohn. 1978. Physiology of the dugong. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 61(2)159-162.

· Marsh, H., et al. 1994. The distribution and abundance of the dugong in Shark Bay, Western Australia. Wildlife Research 21:149-161.

· Preen, A. 1998. Marine protected areas and dugong conservation along Australia's Indian Ocean coast. Environmental Management 22(2):173-181.

· Reeves, R.R., B.S. Stewart, and S. Leatherwood. 1992. The Sierra Club Handbook of Seals and Sirenians. Sierra Club Books, 359pp.

· Reynolds, J.E. III, and D.K. Odell. 1991. Manatees and Dugongs. Facts on File, Inc., 192pp.

· Ripple, J. 1999. Manatees and Dugongs of the World. Worldlife Discovery Guides, Voyageur Press, 131pp.

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