Greater Antilles


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The larger islands of the Greater Antilles had more introduced species than those of the smaller Bahamas and the Lesser Antilles (Table II).
In the case of the insular Caribbean, it is possible then to visualize the Lesser Antilles in a larger size than the Greater Antilles if the data for the Lesser Antilles has higher values than that of the Greater Antilles.
Right now, it looks like a treasure trove of data to help us sort out the relationship in time between humans and extinct animals in the Greater Antilles.
First, Puerto Rico is the smallest of the Greater Antilles and not the largest of the Lesser Antilles.
Due to the migration of French colonialists and their Haitian slaves into the eastern Cuban province of Oriente, the contradanza found a new home in the largest of the Greater Antilles.
The Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) inhabits the coastal waters of eastern Mexico, and Central America, northern South America, and the Greater Antilles.
The islands of the northern part are larger and comprise the Greater Antilles.
Schmidt argues that, "largely because of this postulated military danger, United States troops occupied Haiti, the Dominican Republic, the Virgin Islands, and parts of Cuba in 1915, 1916, and 1917, thereby completing the American garrisoning of the Greater Antilles with the exception of British Jamaica" (9).
cactorum got part way from the Lesser Antilles to the Florida Keys, where it is devastating a candidate endangered species of Opuntia, by air transport of plants from the Greater Antilles to Miami.
Anoles have radiated essentially independently on each of the islands of the Greater Antilles, producing faunas of seven (Jamaica) to 40 or more (Cuba, Hispaniola) species (Williams 1972, 1983).
Costa Crociere is also an official partner of the WWF for the protection of the marine ecoregions of the Mediterranean, the Greater Antilles and Brazil.
The native Scirtothrips fauna of the area associated with this new species collected from sea grape, from the most south eastern states of the USA in the north to the Greater Antilles in the south, is sparse to non-existent.
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