Effective size, census size, and genetic monitoring of the endangered razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus

@article{Turner2006EffectiveSC,
  title={Effective size, census size, and genetic monitoring of the endangered razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus},
  author={Thomas F. Turner and Thomas E. Dowling and Paul C. Marsh and Brian R. Kesner and Anne T. Kelsen},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={8},
  pages={417-425}
}
For the past several decades the Lake Mohave population of the federally endangered razorback sucker, Xyrauchen texanus, has had no natural recruitment because of intensive predation on larvae by non-native fishes. In response to impending extirpation, a repatriation program was implemented where larval razorbacks are collected from the wild following natural spawning, reared in protective custody, and then repatriated at a much larger size. In this study, we estimated annual (N bf) and… CONTINUE READING