4. The Theory and Practice of Catching, Holding, Moving and Releasing Animals

  1. John G. Ewen4,
  2. Doug P. Armstrong5,
  3. Kevin A. Parker6 and
  4. Philip J. Seddon7
  1. Kevin A. Parker6,
  2. Molly J. Dickens1,
  3. Rohan H. Clarke2 and
  4. Tim G. Lovegrove3

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444355833.ch4

Reintroduction Biology: Integrating Science and Management

Reintroduction Biology: Integrating Science and Management

How to Cite

Parker, K. A., Dickens, M. J., Clarke, R. H. and Lovegrove, T. G. (2012) The Theory and Practice of Catching, Holding, Moving and Releasing Animals, in Reintroduction Biology: Integrating Science and Management (eds J. G. Ewen, D. P. Armstrong, K. A. Parker and P. J. Seddon), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444355833.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom

  2. 5

    Ecology Building 624, Massey University, PB 11 222, Palmerston North, New Zealand

  3. 6

    Ecology and Conservation Group, Institute of Natural Sciences, Massey University, PB 102904, NSMC, Auckland 0745, New Zealand

  4. 7

    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. 1

    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liège, 1 avenue de l'Hˆ opital (Bat. B36), B-4000 Liège, Belgium

  2. 2

    School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3800, Australia

  3. 3

    Auckland Council, Auckland, New Zealand

  4. 6

    Ecology and Conservation Group, Institute of Natural Sciences, Massey University, PB 102904, NSMC, Auckland 0745, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444355819

Online ISBN: 9781444355833

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Keywords:

  • catching, moving, releasing animals;
  • translocation, forced dispersal;
  • adaptation, anthropogenic climate change;
  • science, and reintroduction biology;
  • stress and translocations;
  • stress, and failed translocations;
  • acute stress response;
  • translocation, burrow-nesting petrels;
  • intuitive expert opinion;
  • successful translocations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The role of science and research in devising translocation processes

  • Stress and translocations

  • Husbandry, biology and translocation processes

  • Conclusions and research directions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References