Chapter 12. Mark–Recapture for Estimating Survival, Recruitment, Abundance, and Movement Rates

  1. Michael J. Conroy and
  2. John P. Carroll

Published Online: 10 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303155.ch12

Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates

Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates

How to Cite

Conroy, M. J. and Carroll, J. P. (2009) Mark–Recapture for Estimating Survival, Recruitment, Abundance, and Movement Rates, in Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303155.ch12

Author Information

  1. University of Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190985

Online ISBN: 9781444303155

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Keywords:

  • mark–recapture estimation of demographic parameters;
  • capture–mark–recapture (CMR) studies;
  • basic estimation problem;
  • survival estimation with tag (ring, band) recovery data;
  • tag recovery analysis for groups;
  • single-age recovery models;
  • multiple-age recovery models;
  • survival estimation with capture–recapture (CJS models);
  • Robust Design (RD) - two-stage CMR design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic estimation problem

  • Survival estimation with tag (ring, band) recovery data

  • Survival estimation with capture-recapture (CJS models)

  • Survival, abundance, and recruitment estimation with Jolly-Seber

  • Combined open and closed models: the Robust Design

  • Estimation of movement rates from recovery and capture-recapture data

  • Summary