An evaluation of territory mapping to estimate fisher density

@inproceedings{Fuller2001AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of territory mapping to estimate fisher density},
  author={Todd K. Fuller and Eric York and Shawn M. Powell and Thomas Decker and Richard M. DeGraaf},
  year={2001}
}
We evaluated winter-territory mapping as a method for estimating fisher ( Ma tes pennanti ) density in a 210-km2 survey area in north-central Massachusetts in 1994 and 1995 by comparing estimates with simultaneous camera mark–resight estimates. Assuming intrasexual territoriality and accounting for all occupied habitat, territories of resident radio-marked fishers were mapped (mean = 54% of all territories in the study area), and those of unmarked resident fishers were identified from tracks… CONTINUE READING