Inferring Absence of Houston Toads Given Imperfect Detection Probabilities

Abstract

Researchers commonly use auditory surveys to determine the presence of anuran species (Bridges and Dorcas 2000, Crouch and Paton 2002, Schmidt 2003, Pierce and Gutzweiller 2004, U.S. Geological Survey 2005). Researchers conduct the surveys during the breeding season when the species of interest are vocalizing to attract mates. Researchers record… (More)

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