Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse Demography and Habitat use in the Suisun Marsh, California

@inproceedings{Sustaita2011SaltMH,
  title={Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse Demography and Habitat use in the Suisun Marsh, California},
  author={Diego Sustaita and Patty Finfrock Quickert and Laura C. Patterson and Laureen M. Barthman-Thompson and Sarah K Estrella},
  year={2011}
}
ABSTRACT We undertook a 2-year (2002–2004) mark—recapture study to investigate demographic performance and habitat use of salt marsh harvest mice (Reithrodontomys raviventris halicoetes) in the Suisun Marsh. We examined the effects of different wetland types and microhabitats on 3 demographic variables: density, reproductive potential, and persistence. Our results indicate that microhabitats dominated by mixed vegetation or pickleweed (Salicornia spp.) supported similar salt marsh harvest… 
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