Estimating abundance of American black bears using DNA-based capture–mark–recapture models

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  title={Estimating abundance of American black bears using DNA-based capture–mark–recapture models},
  author={Stacie J. Robinson and Lisette P. Waits and Ian D. Martin},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Wildlife managers at Kenai Fjords (KEFJ) National Park, Alaska, are developing a comprehensive bear management plan. An important first step in this plan is to establish a baseline of bear abundance and inventory approaches for future monitoring efforts. In this study we use non-invasive genetic sampling and DNA-based capture–mark–recapture (CMR) analysis to estimate abundance of American black bears (Ursus americanus) using coastal habitats in the park. We used 2 multi-session CMR… 

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