Population dynamics and conservation status of the insular cavy Cavia Intermedia (Rodentia: Caviidae)

@inproceedings{Salvador2008PopulationDA,
  title={Population dynamics and conservation status of the insular cavy Cavia Intermedia (Rodentia: Caviidae)},
  author={Carlos Hern{\'a}ndez Salvador and Fernando A. S. Fernandez},
  year={2008}
}
Cavia intermedia may be the mammal with the smallest geographical distribution in the world, because it is endemic to a 10-ha island and therefore vulnerable to extinction. The objective of this study was to understand the population dynamics of C. intermedia in order to define its conservation status and to provide information for its management. The population was sampled monthly using capture‐mark‐recapture methods and radiotelemetry for 16 months, between March 2004 and June 2005. A total… CONTINUE READING