Population Dynamics of Eleutherodactylus coqui in Cordillera Forest Reserves of Puerto Rico

  title={Population Dynamics of Eleutherodactylus coqui in Cordillera Forest Reserves of Puerto Rico},
  author={Jarrod H. Fogarty and Francisco J. Vilella},
Abstract Various aspects of population structure and dynamics of Eleutherodactylus coqui in two forest reserves (Maricao and Guilarte) of the central mountain range of Puerto Rico were determined between July 1997 and June 1998. Adult density ranged from 8–25 animals/100 m2 for the wet season and 3–19 animals/100 m2 for the dry season. Abundance of froglets and juveniles was also greater in the wet season compared to the dry season. By contrast, egg mass counts were greater in the dry season… 

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