Postmetamorphic dispersal and recruitment of first breeders in a Bufo calamita metapopulation

@article{Sinsch1997PostmetamorphicDA,
  title={Postmetamorphic dispersal and recruitment of first breeders in a Bufo calamita metapopulation},
  author={Ulrich Sinsch},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1997},
  volume={112},
  pages={42-47}
}
The migratory capacity of metamorphs and their later integration into local breeding populations was studied in a Bufo calamita metapopulation inhabiting the northern Rhineland, Germany (1991–1994). A new tagging method allowed unequivocal distinction among metamorphs (n = 1,709), which originated either from the spring-breeding cohort in 1991 and 1992 or from the summer-breeding cohort in 1991. The life history of batch-marked individuals was followed until adulthood, focusing on… CONTINUE READING