Long-term recovery from fire by a population of honey possums (Tarsipes rostratus) in the extreme south-west of Western Australia

  title={Long-term recovery from fire by a population of honey possums (Tarsipes rostratus) in the extreme south-west of Western Australia},
  author={S. Donald Bradshaw and Felicity Bradshaw},
  journal={Australian Journal of Zoology},
  pages={1 - 11}
Abstract. The impact of two fires, six years apart, on the long-term recovery of a population of honey possums (Tarsipes rostratus) in the extreme south-west of Western Australia was documented over a 23-year period. Recovery was relatively rapid after the first fire, with catch rates reaching 78% of precatch levels within six years, but was much slower following the second fire in April 1999. Regression analysis estimates that full recovery to prefire catch rates and densities would take 25.6… 
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