Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Fauna of Cameroon: guide to mammals and fish.

Abstract

An illustrated guide is presented to the mammals and fish of Cameroon. The fauna of Cameroon is extremely rich and diversified. The 250 species of mammals and 542 species of freshwater and brackish water fish currently known are catalogued in systematic order. The guide provides information on each species, including Latin, common and local names, distribution in Africa and Cameroon, dimensions and notes on morphology and biology. Practical keys and numerous indices enable easier field identification. KEYWORDS: TROPAG | Forage and Pastures | animal resources | mammals | fishes | identification | taxonomy | fauna | Cameroon.