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View the documentPreface
View the document1 Introduction
View the document2 Crocodile Farming in Papua New Guinea
View the document3 Conclusions
View the document4 Regulations, Safeguards, and Research Needs
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View the documentAdvisory Committee on Technology Innovation
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Managing Tropical Animal Resources - Crocodiles as a Resource for the Tropics

Report of an Ad Hoc Panel of the

Advisory Committee on Technology Innovation

Board on Science and Technology for International Development

Office of International Affairs

National Research Council

In Cooperation with the Division of Wildlife, Department of Lands and Environment, Papua New Guinea

NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS

Washington, D.C. 1983

Board on Science and Technology for International Development(BOSTID)

Panel on Crocodile Farming

EDWARD S. AYENSU, Director, Office of Biological Conservation, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA, Chairman

HOWARD W. CAMPBELL (deceased) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gainesville, Florida, USA

ARCHIE F. CARR, Jr., Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

F. WAYNE KING, Director, Florida Museum, Gainesville, Florida, USA

FRANCOIS MERGEN, Pinchot Professor of Forestry, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

MICHAEL G. MORRIS, Furzebrook Research Station, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Wareham, Dorset, England

HUGH POPENOE, Director, International Programs in Agriculture, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

ROBERT M. PYLE, Species Conservation Monitoring Unit, Cambridge, England

SHELDON R. SEVERINGHAUS, Representative, The Asia Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan

Contributors

Papua New Guinea

CAROL GABARA, Wildlife Division, Department of Oro Province, Popondetta

WASSAM GABARA, Wildlife Division, Department of Oro Province, Popondetta

KAROL KISOKAU, Director, Office of Environment and Conservation, Waigani

NAVU KWAPENA, Division of Wildlife, Department of Lands and Environment, Konedobu

MIRO LAUFA, Division of Wildlife, Department of Lands and Environment, Konedobu

GREG MITCHELL, Crocodile Farm, Lae

LEO NING, Division of Wildlife, Department of Lands and Environment, Wewak

Other Countries

MIGUEE AEVAREZE DEE TORO, Instituto de Historia Natural, Departamento de Zoologia, Chiapas, Mexico

ANGUS D'A.BELLAIRS, Department of Anatomy, St. Mary's Hospital Medical School, University of London, England

PETER BRAZAITIS, Department of Herpetology, New York Zoological Society, Bronx, New York, USA

ROBERT H.CHABRECK, Louisiana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

MAX C.DOWNES, The Game Conservation Centre, Melbourne, Australia

KARLHEINZ FUCHS, hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany

CLAIRE HACEN, Reptile Products Association, New York, USA

RENEE.HONEGGER, Zurich Zoo, Zurich, Switzerland

TED JOANEN, Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, Chenier, Louisiana, USA

JOHN LEVER, Koorana Crocodile Farm, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

WILLIAM MAGNUSSON, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Manaus, Amazonia, Brazil

HARRY MESSEE, School of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

FRED PARKER, Kirwan Queensland, Australia

ANTHONY POOLEY, St. Lucia Estuary, Zululand, South Africa

CHARLES A.ROSS, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA

K.B.SALE, UNDP/FAO Crocodile Breeding and Management Project, Hyderabad, India

LUISVARONA, La Habana, Cuba

CHAROON YOUNGPRAPAKORN, The Samutprakan Crocodile Farm, Samutprakan, Thailand

UTAl YOUNGPRAPAKORN, The Samutprakan Crocodile Farm, Samutprakan, Thailand

MYRNA WATANABE, Co-editor of ICUN Newsleter, Brooklyn, New York, USA

ROMULUS WHITAKER, Guindy Deer Park, Madras, India

NOEL D. VIETMEYER, Professional Associate, Board on Science and Technology for International Development, Crocodile Study Director

National Research Council Staff

F. R. RUSKIN, BOSTID Editor

MARY lANE ENGQUIST, Staff Associate

CONSTANCE REGES, Administrative Secretary

This publication is dedicated to the memory of panel member Howard W. "Duke" Campbell who devoted most of his professional life to the conservation of crocodilians. Dr. Campbell was Chairman of the Crocodilian Specialist Group of the Survival Commission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources at the time of his death in 1981.