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The Resource Tiwi plants and animals : Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from Bathurst and Melville Islands, northern Australia, Justin Puruntatameri ... [et al.]

Tiwi plants and animals : Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from Bathurst and Melville Islands, northern Australia, Justin Puruntatameri ... [et al.]

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Tiwi plants and animals : Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from Bathurst and Melville Islands, northern Australia
Title
Tiwi plants and animals
Title remainder
Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from Bathurst and Melville Islands, northern Australia
Statement of responsibility
Justin Puruntatameri ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Introductory notes on Tiwi seasons, vegetation, history, language; sets out uses of plants with botanical, English and Tiwi names and photographs; photographs of birds with Latin name, English name and Tiwi name, their significance and use - includes red-tailed black cockatoo, sulphur-crested cockatoo, emerald dove, partridge pigeon, brahminy kite, brolga, crested tern, jabiru, pelican; similar for saltwater and freshwater fish;sharks and stingrays; mammals, including possum, flying fox, dingo, dugong, agile wallaby; feral animals, including buffalo, cattle, horse, pig;reptiles, including saltwater crocodile, lizards and skinks, snakes; saltwater and freshwater turtles; shellfish; crustaceans; insects; other; includes tables and discussion; includes a section titled 'Tiwi Watch' by the North Australia Quarantine Strategy (NAQS) on introduced weeds and feral animals; diseases and pests
Member of
Cataloging source
ANB:REV
Dewey number
581.630994295
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Puruntatameri, Justin
  • Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory
Series statement
Northern Territory botanical bulletin,
Series volume
no. 24
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  • Ethnobiology
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnobiology
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
general
Label
Tiwi plants and animals : Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from Bathurst and Melville Islands, northern Australia, Justin Puruntatameri ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 156-157
Control code
000013498653
Dimensions
16 x 23 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780724544431
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
Label
Tiwi plants and animals : Aboriginal flora and fauna knowledge from Bathurst and Melville Islands, northern Australia, Justin Puruntatameri ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 156-157
Control code
000013498653
Dimensions
16 x 23 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780724544431
Other physical details
col. ill., maps

Library Locations

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