Climate warming decreases the survival of the little auk (Alle alle), a high Arctic avian predator

  title={Climate warming decreases the survival of the little auk (Alle alle), a high Arctic avian predator},
  author={Johanna E. H. Hovinen and Jorg Welcker and S. Descamps and H. Str{\o}m and K. Jerstad and J. Berge and H. Steen},
  journal={Ecology and Evolution},
  pages={3127 - 3138}
  • Johanna E. H. Hovinen, Jorg Welcker, +4 authors H. Steen
  • Published 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Delayed maturity, low fecundity, and high adult survival are traits typical for species with a long-life expectancy. For such species, even a small change in adult survival can strongly affect the population dynamics and viability. We examined the effects of both regional and local climatic variability on adult survival of the little auk, a long-lived and numerous Arctic seabird species. We conducted a mark-resighting study for a period of 8 years (2006-2013) simultaneously at three little auk… CONTINUE READING
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