Selective harvest of sooty shearwater chicks : effects on population dynamics and sustainability
Hunter, Christine M.
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Selectivity of harvest influences harvest sustainability because individuals with different characteristics contribute differently to population growth. We investigate the effects of selection based on chick weight on a traditional harvest of the sooty shearwater Puffinus griseus by Rakiura Maori in New Zealand.
Author Posting. © The Authors, 2004. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of Blackwell Publishing for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Journal of Animal Ecology 74 (2005): 589-600, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2005.00929.x.
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