Survival and Reproductive Rates for Polar Bears at Svalbard 0

  • Y Wiig, oystein. wiig
  • Published 2007


Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) were captured near Svalbard north of the Norwegian mainland between 1988 and 1993. Only one female older than 15 years was caught. A constant relationship between the number of sampled female bears in consecutive age classes was estimated for females between 2 and 15 years of age at 4) = 0.96. If growth rate of the Svalbard… (More)

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