Bushmeat hunting and management: implications of duiker ecology and interspecific competition

@article{Newing2004BushmeatHA,
  title={Bushmeat hunting and management: implications of duiker ecology and interspecific competition},
  author={Helen Newing},
  journal={Biodiversity \& Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={10},
  pages={99-118}
}
  • H. Newing
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Biodiversity & Conservation
Duikers Cephalophus spp. are an important source of food and income throughout the forest regions of Central and West Africa, and current levels of hunting are probably unsustainable, at least near large settlements. The direct effects of hunting consist of two main aspects: overexploitation of target species, and incidental hunting of non-targeted or rare species because hunting is largely non-selective. There are many methodological and practical problems to a technical approach to… 
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