Using survival analysis to study translocation success in the Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis).

  title={Using survival analysis to study translocation success in the Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis).},
  author={Frances J Sheller and William F. Fagan and Peter J. Unmack},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  volume={16 5},
Translocation, the intentional release of captive-propagated and/or wild-caught animals into the wild in an attempt to establish, reestablish, or augment a population, is a commonly used approach to species conservation. Despite the frequent mention of translocation as an aid in threatened or endangered species recovery plans, translocations have resulted in the establishment of few sustainable populations. To improve the effectiveness of translocation efforts, it is essential to identify and… CONTINUE READING


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