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How Many Salamanders are in the forest? Testing capture-recapture

Author(s): Louise Mead1, Kristine Grayson2, Alexa Warwick3, David Miller4, Chris Sutherland5, Evan Grant6

1. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 2. University of Richmond 3. Michigan State University 4. Pennsylvania State University 5. University of Massachusetts-Amherst 6. USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

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Summary:
Collecting data on how populations respond to environmental change requires accurate estimates of population sizes. This activity explores one method for estimating population sizes across three different localities.

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Version 1.0 - published on 01 Dec 2017 doi:10.25334/Q4637W - cite this