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Author Norment, Christopher.

Title Relicts of a beautiful sea : survival, extinction, and conservation in a desert world / Christopher J. Norment.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (271 pages :) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Collecting the dead -- A cultivation of slowness : the Inyo Mountains slender salamander (Batrachoseps campi) -- Surviving an onslaught : the Owens pupfish (Cyprinodon radiosus) -- Some fish : the Salt Creek and Cottonball Marsh pupfishes (Cyprinodon salinus salinus and Cyprinodon salinus milleri) -- A fragile existence : the Devils Hole pupfish (Cyprinodon diabolis) -- Swimming from the ruins : the Ash Meadows and Warm Springs Amargosa pupfishes (Cyprinodon nevadensis mionectes and Cyprinodon nevadensis pectoralis) -- Exile and loneliness : the black toad (Bufo exsul) -- The view from telescope peak -- Epilogue : hold steady.
Summary Relicts of a Beautiful Sea: Survival, Extinction, and Conservation in a Desert World.
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Subject Salamanders -- Great Basin.
Toads -- Great Basin.
Desert ecology -- Great Basin.
Conservation biology -- Great Basin.
Great Basin -- Climate.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9781469618661 1469618664 (DLC) 2014009210
ISBN 1469618672 electronic bk.
9781469618678 electronic bk.
9781469618661 (cloth : alk. paper)
1469618664 (cloth : alk. paper)