Functional habitat area as a reliable proxy for population size: case study using two butterfly species of conservation concern

Abstract

Accurate estimates of population size are essential for effective conservation and restoration management of threatened species. Nevertheless, reliable methods to estimate population size, such as mark-release-recapture studies (MRR), are time and labour consuming and may generate negative impact(s) on both the habitats and organisms studied. This may… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10841-010-9269-3

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