Cover of the book 'CSIRO list of Australian vertebrates: a reference with conservation status' by the authors Mark Clayton et al.

CSIRO list of Australian vertebrates: a reference with conservation status.

CSIRO list of Australian vertebrates: a reference with conservation status

An indispensable reference book for all people working with and publishing on Australia’s vertebrate fauna.

  • 22 October 2007 | Updated 14 October 2011


Clayton M, Wombey JC, Mason IJ, Chesser RT, Wells A. 2006. CSIRO list of Australian vertebrates: a reference with conservation status. CSIRO PUBLISHING, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

This completely updated edition gives the latest listings on conservation status for all known Australian amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

The latest listings on conservation status for all known Australian vertebrates.

It indicates each species’ status on a state-by-state basis and also gives details for subspecies. Additionally, it provides a ‘one-stop-shop’ listing of the correct species names for all Australian vertebrates. 

It is an indispensable reference tool and guide for all persons working with and publishing on Australia’s vertebrate fauna, particularly those dealing in legal matters and environmental inventory and management programs.

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