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Mammals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  • C. Sivaperuman
  • G. Gokulakrishnan
  • P. Parthipan
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Abstract

An updated checklist of the mammals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands including their present status and distribution is provided in this chapter. Data were collected from available literature and field work carried out during 2008 through 2016. This checklist comprises of 58 species of mammals occurring in this archipelago belonging to 7 orders, 18 families and 31 genera.

Keywords

Andaman Checklist Endemism Mammals Vertebrates Nicobar 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors thank the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, government of India, for providing the necessary facilities and for carrying out the work. Our gratitude is also expressed to the director of the Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Sivaperuman
    • 1
  • G. Gokulakrishnan
    • 1
  • P. Parthipan
    • 1
  1. 1.Andaman and Nicobar Regional CentreZoological Survey of IndiaPort BlairIndia

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