A Double-Survey Estimate Of Population Size From Incomplete Counts

Magnusson, W. E., Caughley, G. J. and Grigg, Gordon C. (1978) A Double-Survey Estimate Of Population Size From Incomplete Counts. Journal of Wildlife Management, 42 1: 174-176. doi:10.2307/3800708

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Author Magnusson, W. E.
Caughley, G. J.
Grigg, Gordon C.
Title A Double-Survey Estimate Of Population Size From Incomplete Counts
Journal name Journal of Wildlife Management   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0022-541X
Publication date 1978-01-01
Sub-type Other
DOI 10.2307/3800708
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
Volume 42
Issue 1
Start page 174
End page 176
Total pages 3
Language eng
Subject 280404 Numerical Analysis
270706 Life Histories (incl. Population Ecology)
Abstract We sought to estimate the number of crocodile nests on the Liverpool River, Northern Territory, Australia. Two methods of survey were available, aerial survey and ground survey, in each of which sightings could be mapped. Hence, those nests which were detected by both methods could be identified. These counts were used to demonstrate the method by which an estimate of total number could be calculated. The assumptions and limitations are discussed.
Keyword population estimate
crocodile nests
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Other
Collection: School of Biological Sciences Publications
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