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Population Management for Survival and Recovery: Analytical Methods and Strategies in Small Population Conservation

Series: Issues, Cases and Methods in Biodiversity Conservation

Edited By: Jonathan D Ballou, Michael Gilpin and Thomas J Foose

376 pages, 72 figs, 20 tabs

Columbia University Press

Paperback | May 1995 | #41569 | ISBN: 0231101775
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Places the converging disciplines of wildlife management and captive management in the context of the developing field of population (and habitat) viability analysis, or PVA. Management for survival and recovery of captive and wild species requires, according to this volume, three processes: defining management objectives and concerns; monitoring and analysing population trends; and, formulating and implementing management actions. This volume addresses all three processes, focusing primarily on specific methods for demographic and genetic analyses and management.

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Jionathan D. Ballou is population manager at the National Zoological Park of the Smithsonian Institution. Michael Gilpin teaches in the department of biology at the University of California, San Diego. Thomas J. Foose is program director of the International Rhino Foundation.

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