Age-Specific Survival, Breeding Success, and Recruitment in Common Murres (Uria Aalge) of the California Current System

@inproceedings{Lee2008AgeSpecificSB,
  title={Age-Specific Survival, Breeding Success, and Recruitment in Common Murres (Uria Aalge) of the California Current System},
  author={Derek E. Lee and Christine L. Abraham and Pete Warzybok and Russell W. Bradley and William J. Sydeman},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Estimating age-specific vital rates and determining which of them have the greatest influence on population trajectory is very useful for conservation and management of at-risk species. We created multistate capture–recapture models to provide estimates of age-specific variation in survival, recruitment, breeding propensity, and breeding success of Common Murres (Uria aalge) breeding at Southeast Farallon Island, California. Model-averaged age functions indicated that a "plateauing… 
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