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Homing behaviour in Speleomantes strinatii (Amphibia Plethodontidae): a preliminary displacement experiment

@inproceedings{Salvidio2013HomingBI,
  title={Homing behaviour in Speleomantes strinatii (Amphibia Plethodontidae): a preliminary displacement experiment},
  author={S. Salvidio},
  year={2013}
}
The movements of 52 cave salamanders (Speleomantes strinatii) were studied from May to October 2012, in NW Italy. Cave salamanders, caught inside an artificial cave, were individually marked with fluorescent visible implant elastomers and displaced 20 m from the capture site. A total of 27 (52% of displaced individuals) were recaptured in the cave by the end of the experiment. Six (11.5%) of these were recaptured inside the cave within two nights and ten (19%) within five nights. There were no… Expand
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