Structure and dynamic of a natterjack toad metapopulation (Bufo calamita)

@article{Sinsch1992StructureAD,
  title={Structure and dynamic of a natterjack toad metapopulation (Bufo calamita)},
  author={Ulrich Sinsch},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1992},
  volume={90},
  pages={489-499}
}
The migratory and reproductive behaviour ofBufo calamita was studied at four neighbouring breeding sites in the northern Rhineland, Germany, from 1986 to 1991. Radio telemetry and marking systems based on toe-clipping and on microchips were used to follow the tracks of toads and for individual recognition. Emphasis lay on estimates of (1) the exchange of reproductive individuals between neighbouring sites, and (2) the reproductive success at each site. Allozyme electrophoresis served to assess… CONTINUE READING
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