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dc.contributor.authorMoore, J.A.
dc.contributor.authorGrant, Tandora D.
dc.contributor.authorBrown, D.
dc.contributor.authorKeall, S.N.
dc.contributor.authorNelson, N.J.
dc.contributor.editor
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-17T20:35:58Z
dc.date.available2021-03-17T20:35:58Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.doidoi:10.2193/2008-587
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12634/933
dc.description.abstractEstimates of population size are necessary for effective management of threatened and endangered species, but accurate estimation is often difficult when species are cryptic. We evaluated effectiveness of mark–recapture techniques using the Lincoln–Peterson estimator for predicting true census size of a population of tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus), a burrowing reptile that is a conservation priority in New Zealand....
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.urlhttps://doi.org/10.2193/2008-587
dc.rights© The Wildlife Society
dc.subjectMANAGEMENT
dc.subjectENDANGERED SPECIES
dc.subjectPOPULATIONS
dc.subjectTUATARAS
dc.subjectREPTILES
dc.subjectNEW ZEALAND
dc.subjectWILDLIFE CONSERVATION
dc.subjectRESEARCH
dc.subjectTOOLS
dc.titleMark-recapture accurately estimates census for Tuatara, a burrowing reptile
dc.typeArticle
dc.source.journaltitleJournal of Wildlife Management
dc.source.volume74
dc.source.issue4
dc.source.beginpage897
dc.source.endpage901
html.description.abstractEstimates of population size are necessary for effective management of threatened and endangered species, but accurate estimation is often difficult when species are cryptic. We evaluated effectiveness of mark–recapture techniques using the Lincoln–Peterson estimator for predicting true census size of a population of tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus), a burrowing reptile that is a conservation priority in New Zealand....


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