JOURNAL OF NATURAL RESOURCES ›› 1998, Vol. 13 ›› Issue (2): 187-191.doi: 10.11849/zrzyxb.1998.02.014

• Special Column:Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of IGSNRR, CAS • Previous Articles    

EVALUATION ON WILD SOFT SHELLED TURTLE RESOURCESIN SHANXI PROVINCE AND ITS PROTECTION

WANG Guangrong, MAO Hongbin   

  1. Special Fish Research Institute,Shanxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Taiyuan 030031
  • Received:1997-07-11 Revised:1997-12-22 Online:1998-06-25 Published:1998-06-25

Abstract: Comprehensive investigations on the distribution divisions and ranges, specific types and biological characters of wild soft shelled turtle resource were carried out in Shanxi Province. The reasons accountable for the resource growth and decline were analysed and the existing amount of the resource was estimated as well. On the basis of these, measures for propagation and protection of wild soft shelled turtles were pointed out.

Key words: wild soft shelled turtle, resources, evaluation, Shanxi