Current Constraints and Future Directions in Estimating Coextinction
Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2010
©2010 Society for Conservation Biology
Volume 24, Issue 3, pages 682–690, June 2010
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MOIR, M. L., VESK, P. A., BRENNAN, K. E.C., KEITH, D. A., HUGHES, L. and McCARTHY, M. A. (2010), Current Constraints and Future Directions in Estimating Coextinction. Conservation Biology, 24: 682–690. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01398.x
- Issue online: 14 MAY 2010
- Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2010
- Paper submitted April 6, 2009; revised manuscript accepted August 17, 2009.
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