Sustained exponential population growth of grey seals at Sable Island, Nova Scotia

@inproceedings{Bowen2003SustainedEP,
  title={Sustained exponential population growth of grey seals at Sable Island, Nova Scotia},
  author={William D. Bowen and Jim Mcmillan and Robert K. Mohn},
  year={2003}
}
Grey seal pup production on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, has been monitored since the early 1960s. We estimated pup production on Sable Island in 1997 using aerial photography with a correction for detection of pups on the imagery and a statistical model to account for the proportion of pups not born at the time of the survey. A total of 20 863 pups were counted on the colour positives. When corrected for the proportion of pups seen on the imagery (0.96) and the proportion of pups born before the… CONTINUE READING
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