Bog Turtle Demographics within the Southern Population

@article{Tutterow2017BogTD,
  title={Bog Turtle Demographics within the Southern Population},
  author={Annalee M. Tutterow and Gabrielle J. Graeter and Shannon E. Pittman},
  journal={Copeia},
  year={2017},
  volume={105},
  pages={293 - 300}
}
Turtles are among the most vulnerable vertebrate group to declines, extirpations, and extinctions, especially those species with specific habitat requirements. The Bog Turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) is listed as federally Threatened in the United States, but the southern population of the species does not receive full habitat protection under the Endangered Species Act. To understand Bog Turtle demographics within the southern population, we applied Cormack-Jolly-Seber and multistate models in… 
Population models reveal the importance of early life‐stages for population stability of an imperiled turtle species
Demographic models are useful for projecting population trends, identifying life stages, most important to population dynamics, and investigating the demographic effects of potential management
Hatch Success and Recruitment Patterns of the Bog Turtle

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