Abundance, distribution and status of the New Zealand sea lion, Phocarctos hookeri

@article{Gales1999AbundanceDA,
  title={Abundance, distribution and status of the New Zealand sea lion, Phocarctos hookeri},
  author={N. Gales and D. Fletcher},
  journal={Wildlife Research},
  year={1999},
  volume={26},
  pages={35-52}
}
The abundance of the New Zealand sea lion, Phocarctos hookeri, was estimated using a model that incorporated estimated pup production. Pups are born at only five sites, four of which are at the sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands, which lie to the south of New Zealand. The remaining breeding site is at Campbell Island in the same region. Pup production was estimated during the 1994/95 and 1995/96 breeding seasons from mark–recapture studies at the two largest sea lion rookeries, at the Auckland… Expand

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